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IW Rodger, D Dilar, J Dwyer, J Bienenstock, A Coret, J Coret-Simon, G Foster, A Franchetto, S Franic, CH Goldsmith, D Koff, NB Konyer, M Levine, E McDonald, MD Noseworthy, J Paulseth, L Ribeiro, MJ Sayles and L Thabane
Abstract
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurodegenerative disease of the CNS. Recently a controversial vascular hypothesis for MS, termed chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI), has been advanced. The objective of this study was to evaluate the relative prevalence of the venous abnormalities that define CCSVI.
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Case-control study, Neurodegeneration, Neurodegenerative disorders, Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency, Multiple sclerosis, Epidemiology
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