No evidence of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency at multiple sclerosis onset.

@article{Baracchini2011NoEO,
  title={No evidence of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency at multiple sclerosis onset.},
  author={Claudio Baracchini and Paola Perini and Massimiliano Calabrese and F. Causin and Francesca Rinaldi and Paolo Gallo},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={90-9}
}
OBJECTIVE An impaired cerebrospinal venous drainage, defined as chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI), has been recently hypothesized to be the possible cause of multiple sclerosis (MS). We investigated this hypothesis by studying the occurrence of CCSVI in clinically isolated syndromes (CISs) suggestive of MS. METHODS Fifty consecutive… CONTINUE READING