This website is dedicated to provide information about Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (DAVF), an uncommon cerebrovascular disease affecting adults as well children. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, has been in the forefront in the management of cardiovascular and neurological diseases and the department of imaging sciences and interventional radiology is actively involved in the management and research of dural arteriovenous fistula since inception. SCTIMST is one of the high-volume tertiary care centre performing comprehensive evaluation of management in India and South Asia.
The website is designed to provide information to the general public and physicians on current understanding of management of dural fistula, the ongoing research in the hospital and various available therapeutic options. At Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, management of dural fistula is performed by a team comprising of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologists, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuroanesthetists, Neuropsychologists, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialists, dedicated Nursing Staff and other allied medical professionals.