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Good results presented at SIR2017 for CCSVI in Menieres ... -1.3312503

He and his team have also performed angioplasty (percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, or PTA), on 105 of the patients, to open up key neck veins, called the azygos vein and the internal jugular vein. The procedure has been generally well tolerated by the patients, although some experienced bleeding and blood clotting.

Bruno reports that, among the patients treated with angioplasty, 85 per cent have reported a reduction ...


This doesn't surprise me at..................I think alot of it was in peoples minds. It's like the anti-biotic theory a load of crap. Quit getting peoples hopes up
and wasting money they dont have.............................. ... -1.4014494
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'Scientific quackery': UBC study (regarding CCSVI) ... -1.4014494

$5.5M federal-provincial research report tested vein-widening 'liberation therapy'

A new study at the University of British Columbia has produced a "definitive debunking" of a controversial procedure that surgically widens neck veins as a treatment for multiple sclerosis.

'Anybody who knew anything about MS knew the idea was nonsense from get-go.'
- Dr. Michael Rasminsky, McGill University (neurologist)

My thoughts... ANY procedure or protocol that helps some ...

Dr. Alireza Minagar ... -1.3315927

Dr. Alireza Minagar, a U.S. neurologist who specializes in MS and teaches at Louisiana State University, says he has always been intrigued by the CCSVI theory and the idea that the venous system has been implicated as a possible cause. He thinks despite this study’s latest findings, the concept deserves further research.

“While still in its infancy, CCSVI poses an enormously complicated idea, which requires more ...
Read more : Dr. Alireza Minagar | Views : 178 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

ISNVD 2017 in Italy

Here is the program pdf: ... 2017_1.pdf

Sesssion 3 13.30 – 14.30 - Annette Funicello Presentations

Chairs: Paolo Zamboni – Carol Schumacher

1. J. Winny Yun: ‘Neurolymphatics and MS’
2. Helen Kavounidas: Update on Australian CCSVI’
3. Robert Zivadinov – Follow up of AFRF
4. Marcella Lagana: ‘Phase contrast MRI measurement of arterial-venous-CSF flow
5. Nicole Ziliotto: ‘Exome sequencing and transcriptomic analysis in jugular wall for
detection ...
Read more : ISNVD 2017 in Italy | Views : 213 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

How long did it take you to be diagnosed with MS?

How long did it take you to be diagnosed with MS, from the time you started experiencing symptoms leading you to seek medical attention to the time you were diagnosed and started treatment?

How many tests and doctors appointments did you have to have before a diagnosis was made?

And once treatment commenced, how long did it take to evaluate whether the chosen treatment was effective for you?
Read more : How long did it take you to be diagnosed with MS? | Views : 234 | Replies : 4 | Forum : General Discussion


It's been four years since The Greek from Detroit died. He suffered from PPMS.
I come back every so often to see what is new, and you know what is so sad?
Nothing is new. There are no cures, no clue as to cause and constant progression for most.
Unlike the HIV world wide groups, not enough unified pressure has been put on governments to
focus on finding a cause and successful treatment. It is ...
Read more : Progress? | Views : 546 | Replies : 18 | Forum : General Discussion

Viruses linked to Multiple Sclerosis

Although multiple sclerosis (MS) is thought to be caused by genetic factors, additional environmental elements are increasingly being recognised to have some kind of impact on the onset of the disease and its development...Read more -
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What now?

I'm a 23 year old female and for the past (almost 6 weeks) I've had a variety of central nervous system symptoms, a lot of the time they're different, but the disorientation, lightheadedness, and 'head rushes' have been consistent. I get symptoms if I'm walking, sitting, lying or really any time. Additional symptoms include sensitivity to light, sound and smells, muscle and body weakness after 'head rush' symptoms, general body discomfort, sometimes tingling and pins ...
Read more : What now? | Views : 209 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Undiagnosed

MS-UK Helpline

Hi all, how was your weekend?
If you need to talk our Helpline is now open until 5pm

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