The growing influence of Internet patient forums and networks in clinical research, by raising awareness of trials and helping recruitment, is illustrated by the response the institute has already received. More than 8000 MS patients are on the waiting list for the new Attribute authorship to Kurt Samson, Dr Zivadinov said.
marcstck wrote:Either way, both of these procedures are not without real risk, and patients who are in a less progressed state of disease might be wise to wait the 6 to 12 months for further research results to confirm or refute certain aspects of the theory and the various procedures used to address them.
cah wrote:Cece, perhaps angioplasty is VERY new to a neurologist.
The idea that the angioplasty of the jugulars will then help the m.s. in the unproven, experimental part of the theory...but an IR or a vascular surgeon doing angioplasty is not treating your m.s., he's treating your occluded veins.
Opera wrote:The Article in the Annals of Neurology says towards the end that Dr Zamboni said in his new paper (J Vasc Surg)"there was very little improvement in patients,and it calls for caution – a reasonable approach."
Is the Article saying that Dr Zamboini now states that CCSVI treatment shows very little improvment in patients or is it that I am misreading the Article.
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