Cause célèbre

Celebrity spokespersons for diseases and degenerative conditions can draw widespread recognition and sympathy.  To date, no celebrity has come forward to support the global CCSVI community and the liberation procedure suggesting hope for millions of people suffering from multiple sclerosis.  Certainly many famous people in history have lived with M.S. but how important do you […]

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Dr. Marian Simka from Poland discusses CCSVI

From time to time we want to share patient and health care professionals testimonials from around the world.  Her Dr. Marian Simka talks about his observations regarding CCSVI and the liberation procedures.

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An objective look at CCSVI

As many of you know, nearly every scientific advancement in history has met with some controversy. Some more than others. CCSVI is no exception. Despite overwhelming patient anecdotal evidence the procedure is consistently challenged in the mainstream medical community. To legitimize Dr. Zamboni’s hypothesis, several international studies are underway (they themselves subject to controversy as […]

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Using humor for a serious subject

Stacy, A new friend we met on Facebook is taking a unique and humorous approach to dealing with her condition.  She has created a t-shirt called “got brain drain.” Restricted blood flow in Multiple Sclerosis patients is thought to be the leading cause for the condition CCSVI.  She is donating a portion of the sales […]

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On February 11th, 2011, posted in: Patient Stories by

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Nigel’s post liberation story

[re-printed with permission from his post on CCSVI Locator] “This is my first post and I should have commented earlier but I have never done this kinda stuff before, so on Feb 16 it 3 months since I had my “Liberation Treatment” at the Rhode Island Vascular Institute. I went there not knowing if I […]

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Visualizing the liberation procedure for CCSVI

Dr. Paolo Zamboni coined the term CCSVI to describe the compromise blood flow in the brain, but do many understand exactly how the procedure works? This simple YouTube video posted by Dr. Zamboni, describes the blood flow of patient without multiple sclerosis (MS) and patient with the malady.

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CCSVI Screening in Action

Here, Nicole Feigenbutz demonstrates a CCSVI screening.  This footage was taken for use as b-roll for news coverage and it shows the method used to look for the condition. We screen patients from all over the world for candidacy for the liberation procedure. Interesting enough, the majority of our patients come to us from Canada. […]

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Demystifying the Complete Blood Count

We stumbled across this article in the New York Times that demystifies the numbers behind Complete Blood Counts.  Often patients receive this record and have no idea what the numbers mean.  In this interactive chart the NYT helps you understand what each component and its requisite score means. We think it’s pretty nifty, what do […]

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On February 6th, 2011, posted in: News & Views by

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