SIR foundation sets CCSVI research priorities

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SIR foundation sets CCSVI research priorities

Postby MSUK » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:03 am


Evaluating patients with multiple sclerosis who have narrowed jugular and azygos veins-and the value of widening those veins with angioplasty-warrants careful, well-designed research, noted members of a Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation's Research Consensus Panel.

And, the multidisciplinary panel indicated that while specific parameters for a large-scale, pivotal multicenter trial are not now available, that type of study is the "mandatory goal" in exploring a condition called chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (or CCSVI). ... Read More - ... ageid/2944
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