This website is about the hypothesis of the association of "Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency" (CCSVI) and multiple sclerosis (MS). The pattern of CCSVI was described by Prof. Zamboni. We list research such as scientific publications or conference presentations and media coverage.

New French CCSVI forum!

We've created a dedicated French CCSVI forum:
Forum sclérose en plaques veineuse | CCSVI
Discussions around CCSVI in French (Canada, France, Switzerland, Belgium, ...).

CTV National News Update 21.11

Country Publisher / Title Media Date
Canada CTV National News TV 21.11.2009

CTV W5 The Liberation Treatment is online!

It is a scientific breakthrough, inspired by love. A experimental procedure called 'The Liberation Treatment' may help reduce some of the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis.

See the video online! Check on the CTV the links down right. (52:34)

Reaction of the Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society

The Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society published 17. Nov. 2009 a news message concerning venous Multiple Sclerosis / CCSVI.

This message is surprisingly not written in inquisitive style, but contains mistakes and does not reflect latest scientific results.

Multiple Sclerosis was described for the first time 1868 by J. Charcot. Since Charcot scientific research is ongoing. Until now no theory concerning the cause of MS could be proven.

Canada: TV preview and news article

Canada AM: Avis Favaro on the study
It's being called a breakthrough in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis. Now a new study at the University of Buffalo is looking into a possible cure for the disease. CTV's medical correspondent Avis Favaro weighs in on the study.

CCSVI – A Huge Breakthrough in MS

Written by Ashton Embry PhD for New Pathways Magazine. Nº 57. September/October 2009

In August, I received a message asking me what I thought about CCSVI in multiple sclerosis. I had the same reaction most of you did when you read the title of this article – “What the hell is CCSVI?” A Google search told me it stood for “chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency” and a PubMed search led me to a handful of papers on CCSVI, all authored by an Italian vascular researcher/surgeon named Paolo Zamboni.

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