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Postby KEVIN151 » Sat Jun 12, 2010 5:37 am

With respect to the CCSVI procedure, the jugular veins are opened with a balloon. Are stents then placed in the veins to prevent them from closing again? Anyone know when the surgeons would use stents??
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Postby sofia » Sat Jun 12, 2010 5:51 am

http://www.thisisms.com/ftopict-12090.html
In this thread there is a video from the hospital in Bulgaria, containing an interview with the surgeon there. He is talking a bit about the procedure stents and ballooning.
Here is the direct link to the youtube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2DiMMNP ... RT_ZWkDT0M

When I had my procedure done, they found blaockages in both jugular veines. These blockages responded well to the balloon, and there was no need for stents. They found a critical blockage of 90% in the azygos, it did not respond to the balloon at all, it recollapsed after each try. If they had not put in a stent, I would have gone off the operating table with exactly same stenosis in azygos that I had when I came in.
Azygos normally responds well to ballooning only, and it is rear that it needs stenting. But mine had fibrosis(?) and would not stay open without a stent.

It all depends on what the surgeon find when doing the venogram, they descide there and then what is the best treatment option for you.
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Postby sofia » Sat Jun 12, 2010 6:12 am

Sorry it was not in the video, it was something i read somewhere else. But I found it now :-)
http://www.thisisms.com/ftopicp-116488.html
Justliberated wrote:I have just returned from Bulgaria liberated, so far so good a week on!

Dr Grozdinskis, and Dr Petrov's team there had some interesting comments to make about angioplasty, stenting and restenosis.

I was told that the requirement for a stent deponds only on the type of stenosis and not the length of time you require the liberation to last.

I was told that if ballooning is sufficient for a certain type of stenosis and if applied appropriatley re-stenosis should not occour. In his opinion the requirement for a stent is therefore not relevant to potential for restenosis.

They qualified this statement by also saying the rcorrect aftercare drugs are essential. I am on Pradaxa, Deflon and Aspirin.

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Postby KEVIN151 » Sat Jun 12, 2010 6:26 am

Great info, Thanks, Sofia.
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