Guidelines for the Clinical Management of Cerebral Cavernous Malformations: Consensus Recommendations Based on Systemic Literature Review By the Angioma Alliance Scientific Advisory Board

CCM clinical management guidelines aim to educate patients, care providers & physicians; increase level of patient care, and; support establishment of clinical centers of excellence


These consensus guidelines aim to benefit the patient and clinical communities by providing a comprehensive set of consensus guidelines for CCM diagnosis, monitoring, and the treatment of lesions or their manifestations such as epilepsy or hemorrhage. The authors include clinician members of the Angioma Alliance Scientific Advisory Board and invited experts.

A Synopsis of the Guidelines is available online now (https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyx091), and in print in the May issue of Neurosurgery

The full-length consensus guidelines, similarly peer-reviewed by Neurosurgery, also identifies knowledge gaps and controversies of opinion within the current practice that influence the best clinical judgment in individual cases.  The full-length guidelines are available online: www.angioma.org/CCMGuidelines.