What is Venoplasty for CCSVI?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: CCSVI Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency Therapy

Venoplasty is a term describing a procedure used to widen vessels narrowed by stenoses or occlusions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Multiple sclerosis 9 7
Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency 7 9
Support circulatory health 2 2
Azygos vein stenosis 1 5
Evaluation/monitoring 1 0
General health 1 0

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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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Venoplasty for CCSVI

Side effect Patients
Neck pain 1


Based on patients currently having Venoplasty for CCSVI

Dosage Patients
one time 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 5
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 5
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 8
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1 patient evaluation for Venoplasty for CCSVI

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Apr 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: 4 days after i have more energy, my throat was sore, i'm warmer, i can feel a strong pulse in my limbs and neck, and my senses are heightened.. my balance, bowel and bladder, dizziness, tinnitus, sinusitis, left-sided numbness, and cognition have all improved some, but wanes back and forth depending on what i'm doing.. my legs still tingle when i'm sitting for too long..
Cost: < $25 monthly

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