Unlike cerebral aneurysms, increase in systemic blood pressure has not been identified as an eti-ological factor in hemorrhage in patients with arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Control of blood pressure while the patient is awaiting surgery following hemorrhage is therefore relatively unimportant. However, because of the chronic adaptation of the adjacent blood vessels to a low pressure system, following resection of AVM, patients may develop hyperperfusion syndrome at normal blood pressure. Control of blood pressure at a normal or slightly reduced level is therefore crucial in the post-operative management.
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