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

Show all 8 reasons taken

  • 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 0
Mild 3
None 12

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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