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Vein of Galen Malformations

Congenital arteriovenous malformation involving the VEIN OF GALEN, a large deep vein at the base of the brain. The rush of arterial blood directly into the vein of Galen, without passing through the CAPILLARIES, can overwhelm the heart and lead to CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE.
Also Known As:
Galen Malformations Veins; Malformations Vein, Galen; Malformations Veins, Galen
Networked: 3 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephaly)

Experts

1. Jea, Andrew: 1 article (08/2010)
2. Bradshaw, Tina J: 1 article (08/2010)
3. Whitehead, William E: 1 article (08/2010)
4. Dauser, Robert C: 1 article (08/2010)
5. Curry, Daniel J: 1 article (08/2010)
6. Luerssen, Thomas G: 1 article (08/2010)
7. Brisman, Jonathan L: 1 article (01/2006)
8. Molofsky, Walter: 1 article (01/2006)
9. Chwajol, Markus: 1 article (01/2006)
10. Berenstein, Alejandro: 1 article (01/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Vein of Galen Malformations:
1. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt