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by bspotts1
Thu Dec 26, 2013 6:42 am
Forum: Rituxan (Rituximab)
Topic: first infusion (RRMS)
Replies: 31
Views: 18649

Re: first infusion (RRMS)

hi yammer, glad to hear that rituxan seems to be working for you. good luck with the texas move and getting approved there. my wife received her 2nd infusion a few months ago. her ms is different than yours...she is 65, ppms, dx 4 years ago. like you, her last mri showed no new lesions so we are ver...
by bspotts1
Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:33 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: HOPE AND CONCERN: Dr. Rosa’s Guided Image Upright MRI's
Replies: 66
Views: 19390

Re: HOPE AND CONCERN: Dr. Rosa’s Guided Image Upright MRI's

Tamarac,

still waiting...any news on the publication???

brad in sarasota
by bspotts1
Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:05 am
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: My CtrlAltDel - Status
Replies: 292
Views: 55351

Re: My CtrlAltDel - Status

Hi Asher,

Thanks for the post...glad you are stable and feeling well. Since your MSC procedure have you noticed any improvements in any of your symptoms??? Stability is great but in the end we all hope for some / any kind of improvement...pie-in-the-sky.

brad in sarasota
by bspotts1
Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:52 am
Forum: Rituxan (Rituximab)
Topic: first infusion (RRMS)
Replies: 31
Views: 18649

Re: first infusion (RRMS)

thanks yammer for the update. my wife is now 2 1/2 months post first infusion and she too has noticed no improvement of symptoms....but, she's no worse either so that's good.

keep fighting the good fight.

brad
by bspotts1
Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:59 am
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: My CtrlAltDel - Status
Replies: 292
Views: 55351

Re: My CtrlAltDel - Status

that's great news asher!!! successful infusion...sorry about the pain part but as you said, you've forgotten about it already. i hope & pray that you see some symptom improvement in the coming weeks and months. i look forward to following your posts. good luck!!!

brad
by bspotts1
Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: My CtrlAltDel - Status
Replies: 292
Views: 55351

Re: My CtrlAltDel - Status

february in switzerland....should be lovely. the 19th is very close now...best of luck with the infusion!!!

brad in sarasota
by bspotts1
Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:48 am
Forum: Rituxan (Rituximab)
Topic: first infusion (RRMS)
Replies: 31
Views: 18649

Re: first infusion (RRMS)

yammer...thanks for the update. hope you get some positive results with the 2nd infusion. my wife had her 1st infusion about a month ago and, like you, sees no effect yet but we're not complaining and are expecting no miracles. she has not been sick at all...no adverse effects whatsoever. we figure ...
by bspotts1
Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Rituxan (Rituximab)
Topic: first infusion (RRMS)
Replies: 31
Views: 18649

Re: first infusion (RRMS)

bender....i cannot answer for yammer but for my wife, her 1st infusion was around 6 hours. she had a minor glitch or it would have gone more quickly. 2nd infustion was only around 4 hours...no glitches. i think that is typical for rituxan....2nd one easier & faster than the 1st. no noticeable result...
by bspotts1
Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:52 am
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: My CtrlAltDel - Status
Replies: 292
Views: 55351

Re: My CtrlAltDel - Status

kevin, i too have been following the myelin repair foundation publishings...i even sent them a few bucks. excellent work they are doing and probably the only thing that might help my wife who is 63 and ppms. msct sounds promising....i think i even read one of george's posts where he said he might be...
by bspotts1
Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: Rituxan (Rituximab)
Topic: first infusion (RRMS)
Replies: 31
Views: 18649

Re: first infusion (RRMS)

hi yammer, still following your posts. we were hoping for some decisive good results for you with some symptom improvement....isn't that what we always hope for no matter what therapy one is trying at the time. it still could be in the cards for you so hang in there. when rituxan was in clinical tri...
by bspotts1
Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:38 am
Forum: Rituxan (Rituximab)
Topic: first infusion (RRMS)
Replies: 31
Views: 18649

Re: first infusion (RRMS)

thanks for the continuing updates yammer....still wishing you the best for some positive results. my wife is still awaiting for insurance approval for infusion...here's hoping things will improve soon!!!

brad
by bspotts1
Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: Rituxan (Rituximab)
Topic: first infusion (RRMS)
Replies: 31
Views: 18649

Re: first infusion (RRMS)

yammer.....will be following your progress here. today my wife (63, dx ppms 2009) was prescribed rituxan by her neuro. depending on approvals, we look forward to 1st infusion soon. this is a kind of stop-gap therapy until campath comes out early next year....unless of course something good comes fro...
by bspotts1
Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: 2 Years Post HSCT And MS Still Stopped
Replies: 167
Views: 43705

Re: 2 Years Post HSCT And MS Still Stopped

hello step, are you still visiting this forum??? i'm very interested in your msct research and was wondering if you learned anything about dr. uccelli? another name i've come across is dr. gianvito martino, a neuro-immunologist and director of neuroscience @ san raffaele hospital in milan. seems lik...
by bspotts1
Wed May 30, 2012 3:12 am
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: 2 Years Post HSCT And MS Still Stopped
Replies: 167
Views: 43705

Re: 2 Years Post HSCT And MS Still Stopped

thanks shaight, george and others....i was wondering where everybody went....will definately be trying out the facebook site.

...and.... congratulations to allissa!!!!! i look forward to following your progress.

brad
by bspotts1
Tue May 29, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: 2 Years Post HSCT And MS Still Stopped
Replies: 167
Views: 43705

Re: 2 Years Post HSCT And MS Still Stopped

no posts here in over a month??? something wrong with my computer???

brad

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