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Chronic cerebral hypoperfusion causes delayed white matter l

Interesting research study:

Chronic cerebral hypoperfusion induced by right unilateral common carotid artery occlusion causes delayed white matter lesions and cognitive impairment in adult mice.


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18222425

It would seem plausible that chronic outflow obstructions could cause similar white matter lesions as inflow obstructions. We already know that people with MS are prone to hypoperfusion.

I wonder how long the delay was between when they occluded the carotid artery, ...
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dr. arata - csvi -- research -- connection -- ms

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 11, 2014--(PR Newswire)--

Noted Interventional Radiologist Unveils a Modified Approach to the Treatment of Autonomic Dysfunction in MS Patients

PR Newswire

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 11, 2014


NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study sheds light on the positive effect of a venous procedure upon the sympathetic nervous system. Researchers were able to pinpoint how the procedure improved the abnormal sympathetic function found in patients with many ...
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Why does CCSVI treatment help?

I'm new here and I tried to do a search but didn't find the particular information.

I understand the concept of CCSVI from what I have read so far is that the flow of blood AWAY from the brain and CNS is restricted. This causes "stagnant" blood I'll call it to leave excessive iron deposits and other bad things from poor circulation.

My question is why would CCSVI cause the symptoms seen in RRMS? I ...
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when does natural variance end and abnormality begin

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/826467
"Perhaps the most striking finding in our study was the range of venous outflow anomalies detected that did not reflect pathology, but instead demonstrated the large natural variance in intracranial and extra-cranial venous anatomy," write the authors, led by Fiona Costello, MD, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Surgery and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Dr. Zamboni, NASA, and Rocket Science

Dr. Zamboni, NASA, and Rocket Science

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/stati ... /1278.html

Science Objectives for Everyone
On Earth, blood flows down from a person’s brain back toward the heart thanks in part to gravity, but very little is known about how this flow happens without gravity’s effects. Many crewmembers report headaches and other neurological symptoms in space, which may be related to the absence of gravity acting on blood flowing through the ...
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CCSVI Practices Suboptimal but Patients Don't Mind

http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCove ... RIMS/46082

Some research on surveys done of Canadian patients who had the CCSVI procedure done via medical tourism. The data is primarily from 2010-2011 so it may be out of date with current standards. Still interesting.
Curiously, none had gone to Italy – even though Zamboni and his proteges there have established busy venoplasty programs for MS patients.

Well, that casts Zamboni in a poor light. No ...
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Interview with Dr. Zamboni ISNVD -pilot study on perfusion

Dr. Paolo Zamboni discusses his new pilot study which looks at perfusion changes in the multiple sclerosis (MS) brain prior to and after successful venoplasty for CCSVI, utilizing SPECT and PET scans. His team also compares cerebral perfusion in MS to normal controls. At the 2014 ISNVD conference
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dl7ztBgkGw

it was wonderful to be able to sit down with Dr. Zamboni, to learn about the changes in perfusion his ...
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CCSVI Hydrostatic-Immune Paradigm

http://ccsvitalk.gr/blog/wp-content/upl ... al-1-2.pdf
Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency in Multiple Sclerosis: The
Hydrostatic-Immune Paradigm and the Flow Cytometry as a Diagnostic Tool
Abstract
In recent years, chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) has been associated with multiple sclerosis
(MS). Balloon angioplasty of the affected veins (internal jugulars, azygos) has been proposed as a treatment
method, with controversial results. The conflict is based on how a primarily immune disease can be affected ...
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Claviculectomy for subclavian venous repair: Long-term funct

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 1400156630
Claviculectomy for subclavian venous repair: Long-term functional results

The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term functional results after medial claviculectomy and venous patch angioplasty or bypass grafting using internal jugular vein after incomplete thrombolysis of effort thrombosis of the subclavian vein.

They ligated the IJV, which drains the brain, to use it as a replacement vein for the subclavian vein, which drains ...
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International Clinical Trials Day on Tuesday 20th May 2014

I am sure many of us are aware of the importance of scientific evidence provided by clinical trials. True science requires the results of all trials to be published. Yet many Pharmaceutics companies do not do so. If you have not already done so it would be helpful to sign the petition at

http://www.alltrials.net/

I hope I have inserted the url correctly. I probably haven't.
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