You say that you didn't show any reflux but what about the other 4 of the 5 indicators of CCSVI?
We didnt go into that discussion.
You are going home. Is that it for you?
I have other irons on the fire, but I can always have Mehta do the venorgram/angio.
did you know that he only did one vein per visit?
Actually, I found that out about an hour before my flight left. It was posted on CCSVI locator.
The negative results must be disappointing. That possibility is one reason I've decided to go straight for the "gold-standard" catheter venogram, if Siskin, Sclafani (or whoever) will permit that. I realize that, if I go to the expense and trouble of a Doppler ultrasound and/or MRV, and they are negative, I wouldn't believe the results, because of the existence of so many false negatives, and the prevalence of CCSVI in MS patients.
Not too disappointed - the odds arent in your favor. They should just skip the doppler junk and go straight to roto-rooter mode!
I thought for out-of-towners, Dr. Mehta was doing one jugular one day and the next the next day? For people who live close, he is doing them two weeks separate.
He did not indicate this - I was under the understanding that they need to be just a few weeks apart. I could be wrong.
with it being negative for reflux, did Dr. Mehta still give the option of getting a catheter venogram?