While MS specialists and neuroimmunologists have disparaged and intentionally misrepresented Dr. Paolo Zamboni's vascular studies, he has continued to publish, undaunted. He, along with the International Society of Neurovascular Disease, have explored how the venous system affects neurodegenerative disease. He has improved cerebral venous return using open surgery and venoplasty, and has documented benefits in the health of his patients. He has created a brand new CCSVI diagnostic center at the University of Ferrara, while collaborating with international space organizations, to understand the affects of microgravity on the venous system. As I have said before, if rocket scientists collaborate with Dr. Zamboni, why can't MS neurologists? If the Oxford Textbook editors consider his research expert and important enough to include in this new publication, why the continued naysaying from neurology?
Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Paolo Zamboni and the entire vascular department at the University of Ferrara. Thank you for continuing your research and exploration, even while confronted with unprecedented hysteria and vitriol from the neurological community.
Share this information with vascular specialists at your local universities and hospitals. Fund research and support groups like the ISNVD. Insist that "charities" and organizations who purport to be helping people with MS include vascular specialists on their medical advisory boards. Question the status quo.
And most importantly, do all you can to improve your own heart and endothelial health. Because this is real-- the heart and brain are connected-- and there are things you can do today to help yourself. No prescription necessary.