Cece wrote:If Dr. Zamboni's team has done 5 surgical jugular vein reconstructions, as hinted at in the ISNVD abstracts, I want to hear how those went!
pklittle wrote:I think is is pretty clear that the 1-2% rate with Dr. Sinan is a myth.
WinnipegGirl_83 wrote:I agree Griff. I made the best decision that I could at that time. I was also in a complete state of panic, fear, and anxiety. That did not help the situation.
My vascular surgeon has also ligated internal jugular veins and this has not caused problems in his patients. I understand the argument is it can take years for symptoms to develop but collaterals can form and can be pretty large. (My haemotologist reckons 2 years for new veins to grow)
I may be wrong with this but my understanding is that you get scarring in the veins that then leads to the vein collapsing. Maybe the vein can collapse without scarring though???
My left jugular is scarred to the point of total occlusion but has not yet collapsed....
Liberation wrote:I might have misunderstood something, but it sounded to me that their IJVs were left tied up, so they would have had many years to devlop MS. It would be good to know how he meant it.
Cece wrote:I can relate from my own case, with one jugular at 100% occluded, that was similar to a ligated jugular. Had my other vein been wide open, instead of 80% occluded, maybe I would not have developed MS?
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