cheerleader wrote:LR1234 wrote:So were the 25% relapses associated only with restenosis?
Yup..all restenosis patients had relapses. Hopefully, the stents will keep the veins open and prevent relapse.
"All patients with restenosis corresponded to those who manifested relapses in the year subsequent to the endovascular treatment. Symptomatic and asymptomatic restenosies were again treated with balloon dilatation."
"internal jugular vein stenosies were present in 94 of 144 patients."
lulu wrote:i was wandering what causes the stenosis in the first place. does anyone know?
I guess what does not make sense to me is why you would do the procedure on a number of people having an acute exacerbation and then state they were feeling better 1 to 6 months after the procedure. That is what RR means!!
TO ADDRESS THE poor reli- ability and insensitivity to
change over t i me of t he available multiple sclero- s i s ( MS ) c l i n i c a l r a t i n g scales, including the Kurtzke Expanded
Disability Status Scale (EDSS),1 the Na- tional MS Society’s Clinical Assessment Task Force (NMSS Task Force) devel- o p e d t h e MS F u n c t i o n a l Co mp o s i t e (MSFC).2-5 The MSFC includes quantita-
t i v e t e s t s of l e g f unc t i on/ a mbul a t i on (Timed 25-Foot Walk [T25FW]), arm function (9-Hole Peg Test [9HPT]), and cognitive function (Paced Auditory Se- rial Addition Test [PASAT])the initial version of the MSFC.
chrishasms wrote:Joan I don't know why you can't take some kudos and just say, "It feels really good."
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