I would like to echo the appreciation of others, for your participation in this forum, and in treatment. My hat is off to you.
so my answer is rather philosophical.
... So i think the decision is about how far out into the frontier you want to travel. Me? I would venture forth and look for a solution to some future recurrence or complication when i see it
I tend that way myself, and I can't tell you how many times I've leapt from the pan to the fire, but once in the fire, the next leap is into the cool water, and then, I swim.
My over-arching questions about stents are;
Can they be removed, or do they become "endothelialized", and meld with the vessel? Do the veins, or surrounding tissues become calloused? Is that a problem?
Out of curiosity, is it possible that the low blood pressure that many with MS/CCSVI have is a metabolic reaction to the flow issues. IE: a higher blood pressure might start creating venous angiomae, are worse, arterial blowouts in the brain. Perhaps the hypothalamus is pressure sensitve, and drops the blood pressure - as in ICP.
No need to answer that last, it's just an extrapolation of ideas I have all the time.