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Neurosurgeons have long suspected that pregnancy is an important risk factor for bleeding from arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) in the brain, but now their beliefs are supported by a new study published in the August edition of Neurosurgery, which reveals that the risk of pregnant women with AVMs sustaining a rupture and bleeding during pregnancy is a significant 8% higher to that of non-pregnant women.

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