Translated into English from the Italian by Google.
http://www.unita.it/notizie_flash/12270 ... ro_con_css
MEDICINA:CCSVI,NICOLETTA MANTOVANI A INCONTRO CON CSS MEDICINE: CCSVI, Nicoletta Mantovani A MEETING WITH CSS
(ANSA) - ROMA, 12 LUG - There will 'also Nicoletta Mantovani, widow of Luciano Pavarotti, the meeting which will take place' tomorrow between representatives of Ccsvi in Multiple Sclerosis and the National Health Council '. In the middle of the interview there will be 'the request by the group in Mantovani and' honorary chairman, that patients suffering from chronic venous insufficiency cerebrospinal (Ccsvi) can be treated before it is determined the actual correlation with sclerosis. The Ccsvi and 'a vascular disease that is some narrowing of cerebral veins, and according to the theories of medical Ferrara Paolo Zamboni could be related to the development of multiple sclerosis:''What is required - the statement of organization - and 'Ccsvi that patients are then subjected to the proper treatment of all regardless of this association between vascular disease and Multiple Sclerosis, Association amply demonstrated by Zamboni and neurologist Bologna Fabrizio Salvi, but that will be' subjected to a new experimentation. The same thing happened with the unblocking of the carotid artery to prevent stroke, which was made freely throughout the world while simultaneously randomized studies were performed to determine the firm evidence of effectiveness.'' (ANSA). (ANSA).
If anyone here speaks Italian and English and can do a better job of translating the article, feel free. It does seem like they're saying that when Carotid Artery angioplasty was new, it was allowed at the same time as clinical trials.