mjc701 wrote:I would like to see the word Liberation retired. The media created it. Its misleading.
I don't even know if we know who coined the term, but I believe Zamboni himself was the origin, although it has a limited usage to just angioplasty, stents aren't invited to the party, however, it all gets lumped into the same basket regardless. That genie done left the bottle long ago and I doubt will ever find residence there again..
Toss in the media and their love of putting out whatever is the most convenient with less research than our average TIMS member, and you get what you get. Bloggers and quasi net-style media that aren't answerable to anything but their own conscience make it even more interesting...
Frankly, it's the media involvement in this that has done more harm than good. Every entity has something to gain or lose, and names and labels become of paramount importance in influencing public opinion.
For every utterance of Liberation procedure, we have at least 2 bee sting corollaries drawn.
There are empires being built on the backs of sickly MS patients all across the globe, there's money to be made, and notoriety to be attained, some smell opportunity from a mile away.
Unfortunately, one must always look into motive whenever CCSVI is brought to the fore in a widescale fashion, by any entity or organization. Regardless of the shiny wrapper...
Not all that glitters is gold.