side effect to ccsvi?

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side effect to ccsvi?

Postby atswc » Sun May 16, 2010 6:54 am

side effect to ccsvi?
what are they? and could things go wrong!!

A stent or balloon what should i do?
do i get a choice?

fatigue, and lower back pain, memory loss, bladder problems
i'm only 30 and i cant run?
should i really be not be afraid
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Postby LR1234 » Sun May 16, 2010 7:08 am

There are risks as with any procedure however I am more afraid of the MS!
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Postby Cece » Tue May 18, 2010 6:43 pm

don't choose stents if you're worried, which you sound like you are, that's where there is some debate about safety and the need for a better stent to be developed.

ccsvi treatment that's just angioplasty is an outpatient procedure...minimal risk, lots to gain...in the ccsvi subforum, there is a sticky thread about angioplasty risks, probably you should start tehre!
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Postby tzootsi » Tue May 18, 2010 7:16 pm

Post this kind of question on the CCSVI topic - you'll get a lot more responses.
Just FYI - my wife had the procedure done 5 weeks ago, ballooning only, very simple and painless. She is seeing some improvements already.
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