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On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 2:21 PM, Stacey Kincaid <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I couldn't find the JVS article. Can you point me to it?
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> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 10:31 AM, Franklin W. West <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
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>>  JVS article suggests a significantly more complex evaluation including
>> transcranial and extracranial duplex.
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>> Specifically the article notes five variable ‘indicative of CCSVI’:
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>> 1.     Reflux in the IJVs or VV (vertebral vein), or both with the head
>> in any position;
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>> 2.     Reflux in the deep cerebral veins
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>> 3.     B-mode of IJV stenoses
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>> 4.     Flow not detected by Doppler in the IJVs, VV or both
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>> 5.     ‘reverted postural control of the main cerebral venous outflow
>> pathways’
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>> A further, much more detailed and lengthy explanation can be found online
>> in JVS (including Appendix and videos that are only online).  Also, some
>> interesting specific definitions, e.g., of reflux, are provided.  Also some
>> good looking venograms (they had to come back to haunt me).
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>> All the best of the season,
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>>
>> Frank
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>> *From:* UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Smith,
>> Matthew G.
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, December 15, 2009 9:57 AM
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>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Subject:* Re: Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCVI)
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>> I honestly think it would be a typical upper extremity  venous study
>> looking for continuous venous flow suggesting proximal venous stenosis.  One
>> might even directly visualize venous stenosis of the proximal internal
>> jugular, subclavian or innominate veins.
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>> * Matt*
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>> *From:* UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Bruce
>> Smith
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:10
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Subject:* Re: Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCVI)
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>>
>> What would be a protocol for testing for Chronic cerebrospinal venous
>> insufficiency with my US machine? Something other than obvious DVT, then
>> what?
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