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022 ABO blood group analysis in cerebral dural arteriovenous fistulae
  1. E Murphy,
  2. J Pryor
  1. Neurointerventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Introduction and Purpose: Thrombosis of dural arteriovenous fistulae (dAVF) is a well documented but rare phenomenon. Research suggests a connection between non-O blood grouping and thrombus formation in various organ systems; however, we report the first association of ABO blood type with spontaneous thrombosis in dAVF.

Material and Methods: Between February 2000 and July 2007, a total of 55 dAVFs were evaluated by our service for endovascular …

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