Dr Sclafani in Belfast

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Dr Sclafani in Belfast

Postby GiCi » Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:47 am

You all will be pleased to know that Dr Sclafani and myself have been invited to take part in a debate on CCSVI, which will be held in Belfast as a satellite symposium in a conference of Vascular Surgery on the 24th of September. We will argue in favour of the liberation procedure, while two well known neurologists will argue against it. The debate will not change the world, but I hope that it may open some eyes.
I have also been invited to speak at a conference on CCSVI held in Glasgow at the end of October, organized by Dr Gilhooly, who as started to diagnose CCSVI in his Clinic and is hoping to start the treatment soon.
Small steps in the right direction.
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Postby ErikaSlovakia » Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:49 am

Gici!
THANK YOU!!!
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Re: Dr Sclafani in Belfast

Postby prairiegirl » Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:00 am

GiCi wrote:The debate will not change the world, but I hope that it may open some eyes.

Small steps in the right direction.
GiCi


Thanks for sharing this news, GiCi-- great to hear!
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Re: Dr Sclafani in Belfast

Postby silverbirch » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:00 am

GiCi wrote:You all will be pleased to know that Dr Sclafani and myself have been invited to take part in a debate on CCSVI, which will be held in Belfast as a satellite symposium in a conference of Vascular Surgery on the 24th of September. We will argue in favour of the liberation procedure, while two well known neurologists will argue against it. The debate will not change the world, but I hope that it may open some eyes.
I have also been invited to speak at a conference on CCSVI held in Glasgow at the end of October, organized by Dr Gilhooly, who as started to diagnose CCSVI in his Clinic and is hoping to start the treatment soon.
Small steps in the right direction.
GiCi


OMG thats great news thank you to Dr S , your goodself (Gici) and Dr Gilhooly himself xxx

I do hope I can tune in to both

Bless him Dr Scalfani he must be sick of planes and trains he's always in the air
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Re: Dr Sclafani in Belfast

Postby thisisalex » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:07 am

GiCi wrote:You all will be pleased to know that Dr Sclafani and myself have been invited to take part in a debate on CCSVI, which will be held in Belfast as a satellite symposium in a conference of Vascular Surgery on the 24th of September. We will argue in favour of the liberation procedure, while two well known neurologists will argue against it. The debate will not change the world, but I hope that it may open some eyes.
I have also been invited to speak at a conference on CCSVI held in Glasgow at the end of October, organized by Dr Gilhooly, who as started to diagnose CCSVI in his Clinic and is hoping to start the treatment soon.
Small steps in the right direction.
GiCi


Great news GiCi!
it would be nice to record your debate with the neurologists and publish on the web. do you think is it possible?

Keep going please!
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Postby ozarkcanoer » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:38 am

GiCi...

What a marvelous event !! A DEBATE. I hope that there will be a video we can see or a transcript we can read. I am most interested to hear why the opposing side, whoever they are, are so negative toward CCSVI. In truth, I want to hear why so many neurologists stick to the autoimmune hypothesis when they don't have a complete model. Good luck to you and Dr Sclafani !!! And thank you...

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Postby Ernst » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:51 am

Absolutely fantastic -- more this kind of scientific debates.
My wife's 3 yrs post video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLeqLps8XR8

Our family: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_QCKxeQAlg
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Postby PCakes » Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:23 am

Congratulations!!
I suspect that they must have 'something up their sleeves' or this would not be happening .. Good luck.. good science..go get 'em!! ;)
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Postby Cece » Tue Sep 14, 2010 1:43 pm

Neurologists speaking at vascular conferences, vascular guys speaking at neurologist (ECTRIMs) conferences...they are coming together, sort of! Great news!
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Postby TMrox » Tue Sep 14, 2010 2:59 pm

Thank you so much. Wishing you all the best!

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Postby Edser » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:48 am

Thank you GiCi :-)
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