Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency, ten years after. New headlights on a venous disease that enriched the vascular world

  • Pietro Maria Bavera | pietrombavera@gmail.com Vascular Surgeon and Diagnostician for Solferino Vascular Lab, Milano; Member of the Italian Society for Angiology and Vascular Medicine (SIAPAV); Member of the Italian Society for Vascular Investigation (SIDV-GIUV), Italy.

Abstract

Two very recent scientific papers have re-opened a debate on a vascular issue, chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI), that apparently was sent in a corner by other trials and some Editorial hasty conclusions. The never-ending debate is still open and, perhaps, a one-year truce helped to calm waters and sort out, as by means of a sandbox, the situation from the vascular point of view. Before discussing why these recent papers have widened the path for CCSVI, some mind refreshing is mandatory, since the opinions are spread in all directions and a concise summary may help for those that are newcomers in this issue...

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2020-06-01
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Keywords:
Vein angioplasty, CCSVI, magnetic resonance imaging, multiple sclerosis, vein stenosis, venography, Ménière disease.
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Bavera, P. (2020). Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency, ten years after. New headlights on a venous disease that enriched the vascular world. Veins and Lymphatics, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/vl.2020.9053