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Vascular Disease among Hospitalized MS patients

This study took place between 1988 and 2002.

It found that MS patients were less likely to be hospitalized for ischemic heart disease (OR = 0.58, 95% CI = 0.51-0.66) or myocardial infarction (OR = 0.78, 95% CI = 0.64-0.96), but more likely to be hospitalized for ischemic stroke (OR = 1.66, 95% CI = 1.33-2.09) than matched non-MS controls.

The conclusion:

MS patients have decreased rates of hospital admission for ischemic heart disease and ...
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CHARING CROSS - paper on line for free....

CHARING CROSS PAPER...on Liberation/Zamboni's endovascular balloon procedure results.
Here's one for the sticky, Marie :)

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Ballooning, shoulder pain, etc

Hi all- It's been so wonderful to read all the stories of folks who've seen Dr Dake and had various stenting procedures done. Since I'm the first, Joan mentioned that several are curious about the shoulder/neck pain issue. Like many, after my 1st procedure, this was very slow to dissipate - I'd say it was completely abated by about 8 weeks. Very gradual, so if you are feeling like it's 'never' going to get better ...
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MS as a Vascular Disease

Don't know if this article has been cited already. Given the obvious relevance of the title, it's a good bet you guys have, so sorry if this is old info. ... MS.pdf.pdf

I have only had a chance to skim it, so I don't know if it adds much to the discussion. I did find the authors' take on the effects of interferon-beta interesting.
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When someone has a bad relapse and then makes an almost total recovery and this recovery lasts for years and years how is this related to ccsvi,
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Children and CCSVI

I was asked this question the other day. How can you explain the connection between CCSVI and children with MS? I did not have an answer.
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Wobbly, didn't you have more tests?

Wobbly mentioned in another post that he was having more tests done July 18th. I wonder how he is...will he let us know?
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CVI and CCSVI similarities?

I have red some texts here about comparing CVI (for example in leg) and CCSVI. Is the veins insufficiency process similar? or what are the similarities? Of course vein dysfunctions can be in different areas of body and this produces different concequences. With my poor english I've notices some common things: (please you can write more about this and "fix" my mistakes..)

- reflux? happens always when vein has obstacles?

- "leaky veins" --> blood ...
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do women get stenosis 3x more thean men?
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