Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in multiple sclerosis: clinical correlates from a multicentre study

@inproceedings{Bastianello2011ChronicCV,
  title={Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in multiple sclerosis: clinical correlates from a multicentre study},
  author={Stefano Bastianello and Alfredo Romani and Gisela Viselner and Enrico Colli Tibaldi and Elisabetta Giugni and Marta Altieri and Pietro Cecconi and Laura Mendozzi and Massimiliano Farina and Donatella Mariani and Antonio Galassi and Claudio Quattrini and Marcello Mancini and Vincenzo Bresciamorra and Angela Lagace and Sandy McDonald and Giorgio Giovanni Bono and Roberto Bergamaschi},
  booktitle={BMC neurology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) has recently been reported to be associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). However, its actual prevalence, possible association with specific MS phenotypes, and potential pathophysiological role are debated. METHOD We analysed the clinical data of 710 MS patients attending six centres (five Italian and one Canadian). All were submitted to venous Doppler sonography and diagnosed as having or not having CCSVI according to the criteria… CONTINUE READING
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