Research news

Relationship between bacteria in the gut and formation of cavernoma

A research paper in May 2017 has shown a very interesting and important link between the bacteria in the gut and the formation of cavernoma. An interview by the main author of the paper gives a very readable account of this.

Links between Gut Bacteria and Cavernoma Formation

Guidelines for the Clinical Management of Cerebral Cavernous Malformations

Angioma Alliance (our USA sister charity) have just produced a very thorough and authoritative review of the clinical management of cavernoma, with considerable background information about cavernoma. It can be found on the AA website using the link below.

Clinical Managment of Cavernoma (Angioma USA)

The Cavernoma Priority Setting Partnership (PSP)

The Cavernoma Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) has published the Final Report on its activities to prioritise the research agenda for cavernoma.

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The Lancet Neurology

The Lancet Neurology, in 2016 published the following review of the Priority Setting Partnership process and the top ten unanswered research questions.

Top ten research priorities for brain and spine cavernous malformations

In February 2016, The Lancet Neurology published the following article on cerebral cavernous malformations.

Clinical course of untreated cerebral cavernous malformations: a meta-analysis of individual patient data

Interview Professor Rustam Al-Shahi Salman

Below is an interview with Professor Rustam Al-Shahi Salman where he discusses how the assessment of cerebral cavernous malformations can help identify people at risk of subsequent brain haemorrhage.


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