Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Disease

The Kentucky Neuroscience Institute neurosurgeons work with a team of neurological specialists to provide state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), and other vascular malformations of the brain and spine. Utilizing open microsurgery, interventional neuroradiology, and Gamma Knife radiosurgery, KNI provides comprehensive care for patients with cerebrovascular disease, regardless of complexity.

Conditions Treated

The specialists at UK will discuss your diagnosis with you, explain the natural history of the disease, and answer your questions about what it means to have an aneurysm or AVM. They will provide options for treatment, discussing the risks and benefits of each treatment, and help  guide you through the process.

Conditions treated include but are not limited to:

  • Intracranial aneurysms 
  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) 
  • Arteriovenous fistula (AVF)
  • Cavernous malformation
  • Spinal arteriovenous malformation/fistula
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage

Learn More About Aneurysm from Dr. Justin Fraser

In this 6 part Advances & Insights video series, Justin F. Fraser, MD, discusses aneurysm, the definition, the risk factors, diagnosis, treatment options and what you can expect at a neurology clinic visit. Each video is one to three minutes in length and will open in a new window.

In this first video, Dr. Fraser gives a definition of an aneurysm »

What are the symptoms of an aneurysm? » 

What are the risk factors for an aneurysm? » 

How is an aneurysm diagnosed? » 

What are the treatment options for an aneurysm? » 

What to expect at your clinic visit? »