Blinded (masking used)
Who is/are masked/blinded:
The people receiving the treatment/s
The people assessing the outcomes
The people analysing the results/data
Other design features (specify):
The participants in the control group, that is the group that get the angiogram without the PTA at the start of the study, will cross over to the PTA trreatment arm at 12 months. All participants and the neurologists will not know whether the PTA was performed at the start of the study or at 12 months.
Cece wrote:How many CCSVI patients has the investigator treated prior to beginning the trial?
cheerleader wrote:According to Kerri--the head of the trial, Prof. Thomson at Alfred Hospital, has treated 50 pwCCSVI. (He is her IR) He is a member of SIR and a friend and colleague of Dr. Dake. Dr. Zamboni also visited with him in '11, and is aware of the trial.
The EDSS requirement was made by the advising neuros.
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