What is CCSVI Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency Therapy?

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Chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) is a syndrome in which the flow of blood in the cervical (neck) and thoracic (chest) veins is compromised and less efficient. It is proposed that insufficient venous blood flow promotes development of brain dysfunction.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Multiple Sclerosis 70 46
CCSVI (Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency) 39 29
Support circulatory health 3 5
General health 2 1
Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis 2 5
Azygos Vein Stenosis 1 4

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 5
Mild 13
None 61

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with CCSVI Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency Therapy

Side effect Patients
Neck pain 2
Bee sting sensation 1
Cold groin 1
Cold legs 1
Cold sensation in left outer thigh 1
Headaches 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having CCSVI Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency Therapy

Dosage Patients
one time 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 42
Usually 4
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 29
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 4
Somewhat hard to take 11
A little hard to take 15
Not at all hard to take 49
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 28
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 14
Not specified 36
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9 patient evaluations for CCSVI Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency Therapy

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Thekla
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Thekla
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

See Thekla's full CCSVI Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency Therapy history

Feb 6, 2015 (Started Aug 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Cognitive decline)
  • side effects
    Mild (Pain from stent placement, pain from stent placement)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Treatment made a huge difference again. I feel alive and motivated, whereas I felt drugged before. I have my brain back!

  • 1 helpful mark
Robinoco
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Robinoco
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Unreported
Overall: Unreported
Cognition: unreported
Vision: unreported
Speech: unreported
Swallowing: unreported
Upper limb: unreported
Walking: unreported
I am: g
I have:
MS

See Robinoco's full CCSVI Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency Therapy history

May 26, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Soreness)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly

May 7, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Soreness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Yearly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Thekla
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Thekla
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

See Thekla's full CCSVI Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency Therapy history

Jul 23, 2011 (Started Aug 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for help ms symptoms)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This treatment totally eliminated cogfog and fatigue. My bladder function is dramatically improved, but not 100%. My spasticity is better. If my legs would work, I would be unstoppable, I don't 'feel' like I have ms anymore---my head feels normal. I can see improvements with physical therapy and expect to do better in the future. I was treated twice, the first time was not very thorough and missed major valvular blockages, so I went for a second round in NYC which cost $10,000 and was worth every penny.

  • 2 helpful marks
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