Monday, March 26, 2012 4:56 PM
CCSVI in Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Lorne Brandes comments on the results of the Albany study presented at SIR 2012.
"Over the last two years, while doctors and bureaucrats north of the border made a lot of noise (much of it “no-can-do” and anti-CCSVI), the Americans quietly got on with it, developed the necessary procedures, and generated preliminary clinical data, leaving Canadian medicine and scientific know-how far behind.
Will lessons be learned for the future? One can only hope..."Your Health - CTV MedNews Express | Unblocking veins in multiple sclerosis: New U.S. study supports.
<font size="2">Eight months ago, federal health minister Leona Aglukkaq announced funding for an early (phase 1/2) clinical study of venoplasty (the so-called â liberation treatment â) for chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency ( CCSVI ). Then, in early January, with a nation…