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by alby
Thu Jun 10, 2010 12:29 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Just back from Poland with Dr Kosteki
Replies: 63
Views: 11780

Re: plavix

It was given to me on the sheet, where it states my stent and stentios. it says needles for 14 days plavix a year asprin for life and doppler one month then i think follow up ,doppler, in 3 months in poland. it's different if you have no stent also. i was wondering about my stent,,, it just says sm...
by alby
Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: blood thinners (and my aha! moment)
Replies: 10
Views: 2876

I did the aspirin thing last year when I was heavily fatigued and sleeping heaps during the daytime. It worked quite well for a few weeks, I was taking 2 x 500mg per day. Then I started to have stomach problems from it, like I had an ulcer sort of feeling, so I stopped. I still take an aspirin now ...
by alby
Tue Jun 08, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Just back from Poland with Dr Kosteki
Replies: 63
Views: 11780

:lol: ok,i had the treatment on the 29 of may. stenosis of the right and left jugular vein, in poland by Dr Kostecki, and D Kuczmik. the only thing i see refering to the stent is, pta of the left jugular vein and pta and implantation of the stent into left jugulsr vein/SMART 14x40mm/ Plavix 75mg on...
by alby
Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: back to Poland because of restenosis...
Replies: 8
Views: 2036

Hi Alby Your question is on my mind as well....while my improvements were minimal at best, its hard to tell if there has been restenosis, and I am debating returning to Poland after 6 months for a followup...there is discussion of the issue in Parliamentary committee here, and it may be better to s...
by alby
Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:03 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: back to Poland because of restenosis...
Replies: 8
Views: 2036

One of my FB friend's wife had restenosis as she was one of the first 20 patients done in Poland. She was good for 3 months then had restenosis. Her husband wanted to check out Bulgaria. There they found way more than the original stenosis and she is doing very well. Val i am thinking of doing some...
by alby
Fri Jun 04, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: back to Poland because of restenosis...
Replies: 8
Views: 2036

back to Poland because of restenosis...

Has anyone been back to Poland or anywhere else because of restenosis? Were you reballooned or stents were used second time around? Any improvement? I have the feeling that my ballooned jugulars are renarrowing again!!!! :cry: :cry: :cry: I was in Poland in febtuary and all went good :D :D :D , but ...
by alby
Thu May 27, 2010 7:55 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Just back from Poland with Dr Kosteki
Replies: 63
Views: 11780

i am not sure, but i guess azygos veins are narrower than jogulars :!: :?: :?: :?: my concern is only the type f stemt and certificate, i still don't feel comfortable but it's hard to communicate with euromedic people. anyone has my type of stend with certficate????????????????
by alby
Wed May 26, 2010 11:09 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Just back from Poland with Dr Kosteki
Replies: 63
Views: 11780

Alby, I had my procedure done at Euromedic with Simka and Ludyga team in Katowice. Dr K. is working separately at the hospital in Tychy. As far as I know he doesnt have his own clinic. He is performing liberation tratments after his normal duties at the public hospital. So at Euromedic I got discha...
by alby
Wed May 26, 2010 7:08 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Just back from Poland with Dr Kosteki
Replies: 63
Views: 11780

Alby, I had my procedure done at Euromedic with Simka and Ludyga team in Katowice. Dr K. is working separately at the hospital in Tychy. As far as I know he doesnt have his own clinic. He is performing liberation tratments after his normal duties at the public hospital. So at Euromedic I got discha...
by alby
Wed May 26, 2010 2:20 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Just back from Poland with Dr Kosteki
Replies: 63
Views: 11780

Hello AMcG, On my discharge paper it says SMART sent only. I checked on the internet and SMART makes both type of stents. I email Dr. K 2 weeks ago but he did not answer yet... Since you were there at the same time as me I assume we have the same type, which is ??? There is only a Plavix dosage on ...
by alby
Wed May 26, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Just back from Poland with Dr Kosteki
Replies: 63
Views: 11780

thank you all for the info, now i feel better. Alby, I am just wondering, Didnt you get your stent certificate? I got something like this, where it says what kind of stent is it and all the details and I am supposed to wear it on me all the time, just in case something happens like and acctident or...
by alby
Wed May 26, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Just back from Poland with Dr Kosteki
Replies: 63
Views: 11780

I had heard someone say on TIMS that Euromedic used cobalt in which case six weeks would be right. But I suppose they could have changed. You really need to find out which you have. AmcG, Euromedic uses Nitinol stents which is an alloy of nickel and titanium so I guess it classifies as bare metal s...
by alby
Tue May 25, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Just back from Poland with Dr Kosteki
Replies: 63
Views: 11780

Re: ccsvi

:lol: You are put on blood thinners a few days before the procedure, then if you have a stent you are on them for life, you also have to inject yourself for 14 days after, this is not as bad as it sounds as you get used to it very quickly. lol Alan i have a stent in my azygos vein, and dr. ludyka t...
by alby
Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: CCSVI in other parts of body & MS!
Replies: 20
Views: 3745

Mutley you are absolutely right. MS, brain & spine legions have become the focal point :roll: I am sorrry to hear about your current condition. hope you get better. and when you are there, you might ask for a full body MRV and see what they say, theyll probably be more open about it than here. :idea...
by alby
Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:21 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: LIVABIRD's Poland Adventure
Replies: 130
Views: 20347

great and get better.
and by the way i miss poland, the hotels and the buffets, i especially miss the morning coffee.