TITLE

Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency: A Kuhnian paradigm shift or another fad?

AUTHOR(S)
Fox, Robert J.
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 16, p1824
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency. He is vital that venous insufficiency is the cause of multiple sclerosis which is a chronic demyelinating disorder that affects the brain, spinal cord and the optic nerves. He also explores the use of catheter-based venography on patients with venous insufficiency which is a technique that dubbed the liberation procedure.
ACCESSION #
67229050

 

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