Monday, 22 November 2010

Discussion of benefits vs risks of surgical intervention for patients with multiple sclerosis

From the MS Trust:
Paolo Zamboni, MD, professor of surgery at the University of Ferrara (Ferrara, Italy), was among the 430 presenters at the 37th annual VEITHsymposium held at the Hilton New York.

In his November 18th discussion of multiple sclerosis patients who are experiencing decreased blood flow as a result of narrowing of specific veins of the head and thorax, Dr Zamboni evaluated the risks of surgical intervention as opposed to the possible rewards. His summary was based on two recent pilot studies.  Read more here.