Doctor struck off over 'pointless' MS treatment

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Doctor struck off over 'pointless' MS treatment

Postby MSUK » Wed Sep 29, 2010 5:25 am


A doctor who convinced patients to spend thousands of pounds on his bogus alternative treatments has been struck off the medical register.
A hearing at the General Medical Council ruled that Dr Robert Trossel exploited vulnerable patients who were desperately looking for relief from their Multiple Sclerosis.

Many had raised thousands of pounds to travel for the treatment at Dr Trossel's clinic in Rotterdam.

The 56-year-old had claimed that his unproven stem cell therapy might relieve their symptoms but, instead of using cells from human umbilical cords, he used cells from a cow on four of his patients.

Alarmingly, this was a practice only ever tested on other animals... Read More - ... ageid/2479
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