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Research vessels at the centre of the lesion

Epub: Gaitán et al. Initial investigation of the blood-brain barrier in MS lesions at 7 tesla. Mult Scler. 2012 Dec 17. BACKGROUND: We previously described two dynamics of contrast enhancement in scans of active multiple sclerosis lesions: Medium-sized, early lesions enhance centrifugally, whereas larger, slightly older lesions enhance centripetally. Due to technical limitations, our previous...

CCSVI Monthly-December

Research: CCSVI a consequence not cause Epub: Denislic et al. Disability caused by multiple sclerosis is associated with the number of extra cranial venous stenoses: possible improvement by venous angioplasty. Results of a prospective study. Phlebology. 2012 Nov. OBJECTIVE: Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) was recently described in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). The...

Blood flow in grey matter lesions

Epub: Peruzzo et al. Heterogeneity of cortical lesions in multiple sclerosis: an MRI perfusion study. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2012 Dec. doi: 10.1038jcbfm. 2012.192. In this study, dynamic susceptibility contrast-magnetic resonance imaging (DSC-MRI) was used to quantify the cerebral blood flow (CBF), the cerebral blood volume (CBV), and the mean transit time (MTT) and to analyze the changes in...

Research Day 29

Come along and Talk to Alison our Resident Designer…

She Does not like to be called an Artist-That’s Me.

She’s only miffed because she was not on the Advent Calender.

 Unfortunately, the tickets have now all been taken. 

Please add your name to the list for possible ticket returns.

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Unrelated Blogger Comments 29

Sometimes you want to say something that is unrelated to the threads. This is a spot for You. Previous comments can be got at on the posts on the right of the main page.

We may be a bit slow responding over the festive period. Please be patient we will get back to you ASAP!

Research: veins sizes in the MS brain

Epub: Gaitán MI, de Alwis MP, Sati P, Nair G, Reich DS. Multiple sclerosis shrinks intralesional, and enlarges extralesional, brain parenchymal veins. Neurology. 2012 Dec 19. OBJECTIVES: Many multiple sclerosis (MS) lesions develop around small veins that are surrounded by perivenular inflammatory cells, but whether veins in the brains of people with MS are smaller or larger than similar veins in...

Research: MS and employment

Epub: Schiavolin et al. Factors related to difficulties with employment in patients with multiple sclerosis: a review of 2002-2011 literature. Int J Rehabil Res. 2012 Dec. We assess the knowledge available on the difficulties experienced by multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in work-related activities. A literature review was carried out using the keywords ‘multiple sclerosis’ and...

Research Day 28

Your chance to give a Neuro/Scientists a verbal beating at the Question Time, so we need your questions.  Time is running out, the posts finish at the end of the month!                                                              ...

Unrelated Blogger Comments 28

Sometimes you want to say something that is unrelated to the threads. This is a spot for You. Previous comments can be got at on the posts on the right of the main page.

We may be a bit slow responding over the festive period. Please be patient, we will respond ASAP!

Cardiovascular risk in MS

#MSBlog: Does your MS affect your risk of having a cardiovascular event. i.e. myocardial infarction or stroke? Epub: Sternberg et al. The Prevalence of the Classical and non-Classical Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Multiple Sclerosis Patients. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2012 Dec Background: Inflammation is known to play a role in cererovascular (CV) risk. MS is a neurodegenerative...

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