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MS Society of Canada requests research-grants for CCSVI

MS Society of Canada announces request for research operating grants related to CCSVI and MS

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada announced it will request research operating grants related to chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) and MS.

A recent study released by Dr. Paulo Zamboni, University of Ferrara, Italy, describes CCSVI as a disruption of blood flow in which the venous system is not able to efficiently remove blood from the central nervous system ...
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Medical Myths website Re: CCSVI - Comments please

Hi folks,
would anyone care to comment? ... boni-myth/

I've put my 2 cents as a comment at the bottom of the page.

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Need info ASAP!!

Hello there! Hate to seem ignorant, but I just learned about the Liberation Procedure this evening. I am so hopeful, my husband, as I type is in a drug induced stupor as he sits inpatient at the local hospital receiving his third day of steroids.
He has been battling for 15 years with RRMS, he is 35 years old and has been in the most severe case of depression for the past 2 years. His ...
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Avis Favaro online tomorrow ??

I just looked at the Facebook page and there is a notification of an online Q&A with Avis Favaro tomorrow. Does anyone know how to join this online session ?
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CCSVI in Canada: Who/What/Where

Hi All
Update December 19, 2009
UCC in False Creek Vancouver, B.C. is doing the scans
Here is their website


In this discussion I'd like to ask for and share information regarding CCSVI testing in Canada - especially BC and Vancouver/Victoria.

Near as I can figure out, this is a specialized Ultrasound Testing and a special MRI testing called MRV.
Note: this is not just ...
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Eric's thoughts on women, VO2, CCSVI, MS

So...Jeff and I are hanging out last night in pre-op with a young nurse, Eric. He starts talking about his research interests in the cardiovascular field, and the differences between men and women, and how women have different responses than men when they do tread mill tests, EKGs etc and that what looks normal for women would look like a heart attack for a man...for the simple fact that WOMEN ARE SMALLER and have lower ...
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Plavix and aspirin vs coumadin post procedure ??

Today I visited the office of a professor/doctor of radiology/neuroradiology here in St Louis at the Washington University School of Medicine. He will be advising me after I get my MS-MRI scans in Detroit on December 7. I had a nice chat with his RN. She asked if people were given any medications post procedure. I told her I thought it was coumadin at Stanford and heparin in Europe. The RN said that they use ...
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Has Anyone Asked, And Been Told No? (Canada)

Has anyone in Canada asked thier GP or Neurologist for a referal to have thier veins checked and been told "NO"?

If "No" what arguements are they using?

I'm only interested in "can i get the diagnostic procedures" at this time, as "can I have it done" is a whole other ball of wax.
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CCSVI in Australia ??????????

Hi everyone,
I'm sitting here in Australia - thinking - well, what's going on ?
I noticed from one of the other threads that one Aussie has been extremely brave and ventured to Poland to have this done.
Has anyone here in Oz talked to their neuro about this ?

Fingers crossed.
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