May 2010

New publications and announced studies - updated 2

New publications

  • [ferlini10a] Ferlini A, Bovolenta M, Neri M, Gualandi F, Balboni A, Yuryev A, Salvi F, Gemmati D, Liboni A, and Zamboni P: Custom CGH array profiling of copy number variations (CNVs) on chromosome 6p21.32 (HLA locus) in patients with venous malformations associated with multiple sclerosis. BMC Med Genet. 2010 Apr;11(1):64. Epub 2010 Apr 28. PMID 20426824, doi:10.1186/1471-2350-11-64. Article, PDF.
  • [qiu10a] Qiu J: Venous abnormalities and multiple sclerosis: another breakthrough claim? Lancet Neurol. 2010 May;9(5):464-5. PMID 20398855, doi:10.1016/S1474-4422(10)70098-3.
  • [beal10a] Beal E: Vascular angioplasty for ms? Nat Rev Neurol. 2010 Apr;6(4):184. PMID 20383884. Article$.
  • [rynor10a] Rynor B: Canadian trials to examine "liberation procedure" for multiple sclerosis. CMAJ. 2010 May:. PMID 20439450, doi:10.1503/cmaj.109-3251. PDF. See [trial_rodger10a] [trial_knox10a]

Announced studies

  • [trial_zamboni10a] Zamboni P: Randomised controlled CCSVI treatment trial. Source (medpage interview at 2:15)
    Italy
    Abstract
    IRB: June 2010
    Start: Summer 2010
  • [trial_dake10a] Dake M: CCSVI Study. Stanford University. Source (Video interview). Needs funding. new
    Stanford University
  • [trial_sinan10a] Sinan T, Al Khashan S, Safar H, Almuzaini AA, Bin naki AM, Al bader M, Bahzad M: CCSVI study Kuwait. ccsvikuwait.com. Study description, Introduction.
    Mubarak Hospital and other Hospitals of Kuwait
  • [trial_hubbard10a] Hubbard D: The fMRI BOLD Response in MS, Support for the CCSVI Hypothesis. Hubbard Foundation for fMRI Research. Grant Request (PDF)
    Hubbard Foundation for fMRI Research.
  • [trial_tornatore10a] Tornatore C, Neville R: CCSVI treatment study. Georgetown University Hospital. Source
    Georgetown University Hospital, USA

Comparison by Charity Intelligence Canada of the Canadian studies [trial_rodger10a] and [trial_knox10a] which are seeking funding: PDF document.

Note: Kuwait offers angioplasty for CCSVI to all Kuwaitis affected by MS through the public health system. Source: CTV.

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