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Jugular Vein Obstruction Caused by Turning of the Head

http://www.ajnr.org/content/4/6/1223.full.pdf

Jugular Vein Obstruction Caused by Turning of the Head

by CA Gooding - ‎1983 - ‎Cited by 14 - ‎Related articles

Our studies clearly demonstrated that turning the head to one side results in torsion-compression of the ipsilateral internal jugular vein, which could have hemodynamically significant consequences. Though many collateral channels for venous drainage of the head are available to compensate, they may be severely compromised if resection, ...
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Doctoral thesis. Study the Internal Jugular Veins dynamics

A first part of research project was to study the Internal Jugular Veins dynamics in MS patients compared with healthy controls using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography. The patients with MS showed a significantly reduction of wash-out rate compared to healthy controls .

http://www.fedoa.unina.it/10701/
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steven novella's article on CCSVI

https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/up ... sclerosis/

Any thoughts? We are an echo chamber of denial and belief and that is why doctors, academics, scientists, and science communicators should engage with social media communities? The welcome mat is out for all comers.

Tooth fairy science? He had a valid point, about the need to establish foundational research before moving on to subsidiary concerns, but bringing in the tooth fairy comes across as mocking. ...
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upper jugular stenoses vs lower jugular stenoses

I feel like this is an important aspect that may be being disregarded. Here are two research articles published this year that looked specifically at patients WITHOUT multiple sclerosis:
http://link.springer.com/article/10.100 ... 016-4314-6
http://www.ajronline.org/doi/abs/10.2214/AJR.15.14689

and a quote from each:
Both observers found stenosis in the IJVs with fair agreement. Most stenoses were located in the upper IJV segments.
Areas of narrowing greater than 50% ...
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MS and primary vascular dysregulation

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27307797
EPMA J. 2016 Jun 15;7:13. doi: 10.1186/s13167-016-0062-6. eCollection 2016.

Multiple sclerosis and primary vascular dysregulation (Flammer syndrome).

Konieczka K1, Koch S1, Binggeli T1, Schoetzau A1, Kesselring J2.
Author information

Abstract
BACKGROUND:
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the CNS of still unknown aetiology. Flammer syndrome (FS) encompasses a set of symptoms and signs that are primarily but not solely related to the dysregulation of blood ...
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vascular problems also found in the retina

The retina and the optic nerve are the only extensions of the CNS that can be observed non-invasive. The retina in MS is known to degenerate and is unknown how, as there is no myelin on the retina and current MS models do not explain this problem.

Two new articles have found that retinal degeneration is linked to blood flow problems in the eye.

I would challenge any supporter of the autoimmune model to explain ...
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blood coagulation factors linked again to MS

This time, the factors linked to MS are prothrombin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thrombin) and factor X (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Factor_X). Interestingly, PPMS and NMO patients did not show this profile.

Prothrombin and factor X are elevated in multiple sclerosis patients.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27774643

Animal models have implicated an integral role for coagulation factors in neuroinflammatory diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS) beyond their role in hemostasis. ...
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Neurovascular health conference this weekend in Ottawa!

Hi everyone,

In case you missed it, this weekend (15-16 October) the Canadian Neurovascular Health Society its holding its sixth annual conference in Ottawa, Ontario. Tickets are still available and you can advance order a full set of DVDs if you cannot attend.

Hear research and practitioner specialists outline the latest research and therapies especially useful for people with:
♦ MS ♦ Vascular dementia ♦ Parkinson’s ♦ Migraine ♦ TBI
♦ Chronic fatigue / pain ...
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RE THALAMIC ATROPHY AND MS PROGRESSION

DEAR FRIENDS
PLEASE READ
http://ccsviinms.blogspot.com.au/2016/0 ... ssion.html
Imunomudlating MS drugs may affectwhite matter lesions but they do not prevent gray matter atrophy
regards
seeva
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Balo concentric sclerosis linked to blood flow

A new interesting article linking blood flow and MS. In this case, the focus in Balo concenctic sclerosis. The article is this one:

Morphogenesis of the demyelinating lesions in Baló’s concentric sclerosis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 7716300081

In this article, the authors speak very little about RRMS but they say some interesting things:

Reduced blood flow in the white matter in MS

Of special pathogenetic significance for the relapsing–remitting MS, is ...
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