Lyon wrote:I'm not sure what you're saying. "Potential" benefits is the correct term but it only means hoped for benefits. There are no proven benefits to CCSVI.mangio wrote: The risks are well written about and so are the potential benefits.
bretzke wrote:Here's a link to a CTV report about Dr. Freedman from 2009. It talks about his MS research and how one of his test patients was "cured" by his stem cell procedure. It also talks about the patient who died during his experiment.
Notice Dr. Freedman's eyes during the stem cell report and compare them to his eyes during the CCSVI report.
Lyon wrote: I'm not sure what your point is because you're comparing apples to apples.
Targeting Multiple Sclerosis as an Autoimmune Disease with Intensive Immunoablative Therapy and Immunological Reconstitution – A Potential Curative Therapy for Patients with Predicted Poor Prognosis MS
$4 million over six years from the Multiple Sclerosis Scientific Research Foundation –
Approved August 2000
Harold Atkins, MD, Bone Marrow Transplantation Program, Ottawa Hospital – General Campus
Mark Freedman, MD, MS Research Clinic, Ottawa Hospital – General Campus
Lyon wrote:I hope and I'd like to think that it's sensible that this will all be proven one way or the other in record time but we still don't have anything concrete to define MS so there isn't any flashing light that goes off to let us know when it REALLY has been cured.bretzke wrote:Whether Liberation will be accepted as a suitable MS treatment or just become another dead end will be determined in record time.
I'd like to think that all the attention to CCSVI is going to insure that we have a yes or no answer soon but considering that it's MS we're talking about, all bets are off.
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