Surgery for MS available at private clinic in UK

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Surgery for MS available at private clinic in UK

Postby MSUK » Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:58 pm


A surgical treatment for multiple sclerosis is to be offered privately in the UK, despite warnings that it has not been proved safe or effective.

A clinic in Edinburgh will begin operations within weeks that involve a package of screening, consultation, day surgery under local anaesthetic and a six-month follow-up, costing £5,950 in all.

As the medical establishment advised caution, the NHS made it clear it would not offer the treatment in its present state, however frustrated patients may be.

The Essential Health Clinic says the procedure, meant to improve the blood flow from the brain and central nervous system, will be carried out by a surgeon, Donald Reid, and "an internationally recognised" expert from Bulgaria responsible for more than 300 procedures....Read More - ... ageid/2954
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Postby Luvsadonut » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:50 am

Great news, one small thing with the article
, I was told that Donald Reid was a UK consultant who was trained by the guys in Bulgaria for CCSVI.
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