Monday March 27th 2017

FAQ

FAQ

  1. What is CCSVI?
  2. Why is there a sudden interest in CCSVI and MS?
  3. Do these reports of a possible association between insufficient vein drainage and MS mean that MS is caused by venous insufficiency?
  4. How has CCSVI been treated?
  5. What are the potential complications for this procedure?
  6. Can I be tested or treated for CCSVI right now?
  7. Will the treatment of CCSVI be useful for the various forms of MS?
  8. What are the next steps to study the CCSVI hypothesis?
  9. How much time and funding are needed to study the CCSVI hypothesis?

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