jcivetta wrote:i'm a 73 y o general surgeon whose wife has had ms for 30 yrs. i've been trying to learn about this procedure and whether it might help her.
i've been reading your discussions about vascular techniques. i'm amazed at your technical knowledge as well as your overall grasp of the importance of acting TODAY. the discussions remind me of how our vascular rounds sounded back in the 60s when i was a resident.all the techniques were just evolving and great surgeons' opinions were basically the only information available. the problem was that no one really knew enough about what was the problem and therefore finding a solution was pretty tough. randomized, double blinded multi-institutional studies, IRBs, evidence based medicine were all 25 yrs in the future. I see that there are registries and a number of randomized studies underway but i can't find outcomes. can you direct me please?
japentz wrote::D The actual term "troll" comes from the fishing term of the same name. The fisherman puts out the "bait" and then moves his line slowly through the water till a fish bites, then the fight begins and the fisherman has "got" the fish.
here is a video that illustrates the point. Please bear with the commercial, and content contains some profanity but the video is very relevant.
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