Rokkit wrote:AMcG wrote:This is an accurate quote and is also fair comment. But I think some people are making too much out of it.
Exactly. The expert panel definitely made too much of it by stating: "Dr. Zamboni acknowledged that the balloon venoplasty treatment does not work for MS patients with progressive disease."
Here's what Zamboni said in the paper. It appears the expert panel intentionally misquoted it. I don't know how you could possibly construe it otherwise.
"The neurologic outcomes in the PP and SP groups
were certainly less signiﬁcant and promising. However,
because PP currently lacks any effective treatment, the
signiﬁcant improvement in physical QOL warrants further