Katowice 7&8 June
As promised this is my report after coming back home. Sorry for not write something before, but I didn’t take my laptop with me and my travel back home (to Lisbon) was not easy (between lost flight connection and delays I arrived well and safe). As I know all of you that are waiting for the procedure (like I was) want to know news about us the “liberated ones”, here it is:
7th of June
Eye examination (100% ok, well I’ve never had MS problems with my eyes anyway) in the morning and MRI in the afternoon (bingo! Stenosis in both jugulars)
8th of June
Doppler in the morning (confirmed the stenosis in my neck and that my azigos vein was ok) and all day waiting for the procedure which happened around 4pm.
I didn´t feel any improvements after the procedure as some of the others felt. Today I feel a little bit less fatigued, a little bit less spasticity and my breath and talk a little better. That’s all! I’m still in my wheelchair and have all the other MS crap.
As I have been told and because I have SPMS now, 20 years of MS, I can wait for stop progressing (3 to 6 months). But for you all, I’ll report back in 1 month.
Now, about the people in Poland:
-Great! Euromedic was very well organized!!
-MS friends (specially Johnson and Skincoll) were just great and I’ve spend all those days with them so well.
-I have to say that Euromedic team treat at least 18 people per week. About 400-500 people since they have started last year.
-There were people from all around the world (half of them were from Canada)
-The skybar! Great!!!!!!!
My final thoughts:
I’m really, really afraid of re-stenosis of my veins. I had just ballooning and no stents (in my group of 6 people only one had to put a stent) although I was prepared to have stents if needed. Let’s see.....