Category: VascularSurgical Resection of Arteriovenous Malformations of the Posterior FossaKopitnik, Thomas A. M.D. Author Information Dr. Kopitnik is Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery, Central Wyoming Neurosurgery, 1026 East 2nd Street, Casper, WY 82601; E-mail: [email protected]. The author has disclosed that he is a consultant for Aesculap AG. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi YasÂ,argil, M.D. * Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: February 28, 2004 - Volume 26 - Issue 4 - p 1-9 Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: Describe the goals and surgical indications for surgical resection of arteriovenous malformations of the posterior fossa. Describe the various surgical approaches used to resect posterior fossa vascular malformations. Describe the indications and rationale for preoperative adjunctive embolization of posterior fossa arteriovenous malformations. © 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.