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Dr. Karel ter Brugge - University Health Network. Toronto, ON, CA

Dr. Karel ter Brugge Dr. Karel ter Brugge

Diagnostic Imaging | University Health Network

Toronto, ON, CANADA

A world renowned neuroradiologist





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Dr. terBrugge is Chief of neuroradiology at the Toronto Western Hospital. He is an interventional neuroradiologist specializing in the treatment of patients with brain vascular disorders, especially brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and acute stroke. He is internationally recognized in his specialty, and a co-founder of the Study Group.

He is a professor at the University of Toronto. He teaches and supervises medical students, residents and clinical fellows.

Industry Expertise (8)

Health and Wellness Education/Learning Advanced Medical Equipment Health Care - Services Health Care - Providers Research Health Care - Facilities Training and Development

Areas of Expertise (5)

Neuroradiologist Brain Vascular Disorders Brain Aneurysms Arteriovenous Malformations Acute Stroke

Education (4)

Montreal Neurological Institute: Fellowship, Neuroradiology 1976

Toronto Western Hospital: Residency Training Programme, Diagnostic Radiology 1975

Toronto Western Hospital: Rotating Internship, Medicine 1971

University of Utrecht: MD, Medicine 1968

Affiliations (1)

  • University of Toronto, Department of Medicine : Professor

Media Appearances (1)

Interventional Neuroradiology: An Interview with Dr. Karel Ter Brugge

University of Toronto Medical Journal  online


Dr. Karel terBrugge, MD, FRCPC, is a Professor at the University of Toronto and Chief of Neuroradiology at the Toronto Western Hospital. As an internationally recognized interventional neuroradiologist, he specializes in treatment of brain aneurysms, arterio-venous malformations, and acute stroke...

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Event Appearances (2)

Paediatric Dural Fistulas

1st World AVM Congress, EICC  Edinburgh, Scotland


Brain AVM and Aneurysms: Clinical Symptoms and Implications for Treatment

1st World AVM Congress, EICC  Edinburgh, Scotland


Articles (5)

Neurological manifestations of intracranial dural arteriovenous malformations Journal of Neurosurgery


The authors describe their experience with four cases of dural arteriovenous malformation (AVM) which led them to analyze the clinical aspects of these lesions in an attempt to understand their pathophysiology. An additional 191 previously reported cases of dural ...

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The natural history and predictive features of hemorrhage from brain arteriovenous malformations Stroke


Patients harboring brain arteriovenous malformations (bAVMs) are at a lifelong risk for hemorrhagic strokes, but the natural history is poorly understood. We examined the impact of demographic and angiographic features on the likelihood of future ...

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Management of intracranial dural arteriovenous shunts in adults European Journal of Radiology


Dural arteriovenous shunts are abnormal arteriovenous communications within the dura. They are thought to be an acquired condition in adults and can present with a variety of clinical features, ranging from benign bruits to intracranial hemorrhage and neurological ...

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Angiographic and Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations Associated with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia American Journal of Neuroradiology


Cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are occasionally associated with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), which is characterized by the presence of multiple mucocutaneous telangiectasia, epistaxis, and ...

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Urgent and emergent embolization of lesions of the head and neck in children: indications and results Pediatrics


Indications for and results and complications of embolization of lesions of the head and neck were analyzed retrospectively. The procedures were performed since 1980 on an emergent or urgent basis in 30 infants and children by an experienced interventional ...

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