As you may know, I volunteer a bit for CCSVI Alliance. Their mission is:
CCSVI Alliance promotes education and research about CCSVI and itsThis week their president, Sharon Richardson, was invited to participate in the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET), a conference attended by approximately 700 physicians from around the world. The conference publishes a daily newspaper of sorts, and mentioned us on the front page of the two issues below.
relationship to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) by providing objective information
to the MS community, supporting medical investigations of CCSVI, and
fostering collaboration among patients, advocates, and professionals.
The CCSVI discussion at ISET has also been picked up by the other medical news sources, such as this one.
Sharon reported back that CCSVI is THE hot topic at the conference this year. If you are not yet familiar with CCSVI, or if you want to see the latest information, please visit their website at http://www.ccsvi.org/.
Whether you are a proponent or a detractor, or are simply waiting for more information, I hope we can all agree that MS patients deserve to have this theory completely vetted. Dismissing it out of hand would be a terrible injustice, and perhaps an opportunity lost.
For my previous posts on CCSVI, click here.