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misdiagnosed as ms-"another blood flow thing"

although this dr. discovered this i wonder how many dr.'s are really aware or consider testing for this? maybe some of you are already aware of this, it's new to me, maybe others too.

anyway, different than ccsvi, but, still a blood flow thing.

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2011 ... 1_cells-...
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Hughes syndrome - misdiagnosed as MS

I wonder if any of you have read this article:
Hughes Syndrome - Misdiagnosed as MS

I was told I had MS - but the doctors were wrong

Jeremiah Johnston-Sheehan, a successful architect, was devastated when told he had multiple sclerosis.

But four years later, he discovered that he had been misdiagnosed.

In fact, he suffered from a treatable condition called Hughes syndrome. Recent research shows there could be thousands of people like him who ...
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CCSVI Alliance's Matching Challenge to benefit the ISNVD

Please support the International Society for Neurovascular Disease (ISNVD) 2014 Conference. CCSVI Alliance will match dollar for dollar the first $2,000 donated during the month of January. Donations will fund an educational grant to benefit the ISNVD 2014 Conference. CCSVI Alliance is paying all money transfer fees including those for international donations. 100% of your donation will fund the grant.

CCSVI Alliance recognizes the importance of the professional collaboration offered by the ISNVD Conference. It ...
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journal of vascular and interventional radiology

J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Dec;24(12):1790-7.
Internal jugular veins out flow in patients with multiple sclerosis:a catheter venography study.
Veroux P, Giaquinta A, Perricone D, Lupo L, Gentile F, Virgilio C, Carbonaro A, De Pasquale C, Veroux M.
Abstract
PURPOSE:
To investigate an examiner-independent catheter venography protocol that could be used to reliably diagnose venous outflow abnormalities in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency and to determine whether venous angioplasty is ...
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Regulation of Endothelial Barrier Function

Here's an interesting book on the endothelum. It's available for free through the NCBI Bookshelf.

Regulation of Endothelial Barrier Function
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK54117/

    The vascular endothelium lining the inner surface of blood vessels serves as the first interface for circulating blood components to interact with cells of the vascular wall and surrounding extravascular tissues. In addition to regulating blood delivery and perfusion, a major function of vascular endothelia, especially those in ...
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Patient Angst: When You Just Have To Say ‘No’ To The Doctor

http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2012/08/pa ... the-doctor

This could go in the main forum but I think it goes here as well because it often takes the courage and willingness to go against your neurologist's advice in order to go for CCSVI treatment.
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The power of big Pharma

This video is a look at the power of big Pharma in the United States, and just how difficult it can be to make changes that negatively affect the industry's profits:

http://www.upworthy.com/the-video-you-need-to-see-before-you-spend-another-second-arguing-about-health-care?c=upw1

The video originally aired on the USA television show: 60 Minutes.
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Inconsistencies between the current definitions of MS

The current definitions of MS are inconsistent. As an example, two recent articles. In the first one, the researchers consider as healthy the relatives of MS patients with MRIs showing lesions in their brains. In the second paper, its authors consider as MS patients people with the same characteristics.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24321155

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24321147

I would say that given this inconsistency, which has been assumed as ...
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Some MS patients with vascular disease get treated

Some MS patients with vascular disease get treated regularly. I post this paper just in case anybody needs to use it as an argument supporting the vascular treatment of MS patients.

Off-pump coronary surgery in a patient with multiple sclerosis.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24364009

Abstract

Surgery in patients with multiple sclerosis, the most common autoimmune demyelinating disorder of the central nervous system, represents a challenge for surgeons and anesthesiologists because of the ...
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