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the final nail may have placed into the ccsvi-liberation treatment coffin last week, and it was placed there by dr. zamboni himself, when a clinical trial in which he participated, published online in november 2017 in jama neurology, concluded that venous angioplasty, as prescribed by zamboni, was a largely ineffective technique and cannot be recommended to patients with ms. everydayhealth.com
anheuser-busch is still deciding which eight to ten of its commercials to run, but one will apparently feature the birth of a clydesdale and at least one more will continue with the increasingly popular yet equally annoying "wasssuuuuppp!!!" campaign. if you don't know it already, you will. a-b will also feature retired hockey player wayne gretzky as a designated driver. as gretzky drives his friend home from a bar in a zamboni the tagline reads, "every designated driver is a great one." infoplease.com
zamboni followed his initial discovery with a small trial aimed at treating ms by reopening those veins using angioplasty, a procedure in which a balloon is inflated inside a blood vessel to flatten any possible obstructions to blood flow. the medical name for the procedure is venous percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (venous pta). medicinenet.com
paolo zamboni, md, of the university of ferrara in italy, proposed the ccsvi theory, which posited that compromised blood flow in the veins draining the central nervous system could play a role in multiple sclerosis. zamboni also performed angioplasty of those blood vessels in an attempt to mitigate symptoms of ms. medpagetoday.com