ozarkcanoer wrote:Ibriz, good news for you !! I guess another Interventional Radiologist will need to learn The Liberation Procedure. Why didn't Dr Simka do the procedure for you ?
Rokkit wrote:Did Dr Simka say if he is doing anything to address the risk of stent migration?
Dr Simka said similar things to me a couple of weeks back. My stent was positioned at the valve in a way they felt it could not migrate. Interestingly, there was a cardiac specialist on his surgery team - this is the guy suited out in green on the Polish doc, starring Erika. Given I had the treatment the same day as Radeck, in hindsight it was kinda reassuring.
There is no right or wrong at the moment with CCSVI. From all reports and overall, Dr Dake has done a superb job. However, one aspect of Katowice which I valued immensely was the team aspect, the deliberate cautionary approach and the collective energy from Simka, Ludyga and the 2-3 other specialists on the team.
IbRiz wrote:Rokkit wrote:Did Dr Simka say if he is doing anything to address the risk of stent migration?
Well - I asked him about this, and he said that maybe the US doctors are using too many stents, and maybe in the wrong places.
IbRiz wrote:I'm sorry Mark - I didn't want to offend anyone.... just passing on his opinion. I really admire you - and I am currently in the process of gathering courage to do what you did
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