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by nanobot
Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: autopsies...have they been done, will they be done?
Replies: 6
Views: 1976

autopsies...have they been done, will they be done?

The best tools we have for understanding CCSVI are being used to their max potential. But there are still so many unanswered questions because doctors haven't looked at these structures after death. Why would they do an autopsy if they already knew the cause of death was MS? But, we still don't know...
by nanobot
Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:51 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: DrSclafani answers some questions
Replies: 8342
Views: 1815729

Dr. Sclafani: current view on cutting ballons

Dr. Sclafani: Could you please give us an update on the "cutting balloon" use for venoplasty since your first use in March when it was like "butta". Is there a higher risk of thrombus and should more follow-up be given to check by ultrasound when it is used? Dr. Gary Siskin did discuss this in his l...
by nanobot
Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:03 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: cutting balloons?
Replies: 5
Views: 2248

The article in Journal of Invasive Cardiology and Am J Card

The cutting balloon was evaluated in print in 2002 in the Journal of Invasive Cardiology, which is not a mainstream journal. The same year, the Journal of American Cardiology also compared the use of cutting balloon (CB) versus standard on heart patients. What they found was no advantage, and they D...
by nanobot
Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: cutting balloons?
Replies: 5
Views: 2248

Gary Siskin M.D. warns against cutting balloons SUNY lecture

August 2010, at the SUNY conference Gary Siskin warns against cutting balloons as a case came to him where the entire jugular vein was occluded and thrombosed due to this type of balloon. His lecture does NOT include any use of this device. In fact, he warns about even going up to a 14mm regular bal...

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