Is treatment for CCSVI a cure for MS?
It is far too early in the research process to make any broad claims about causes and cures.
Currently, four studies have all shown that CCSVI is significantly correlated with MS1,2,3,4, but far more scientific data is required to prove a causal relationship.
While the results of Dr. Zamboni’s open label pilot study in the treatment for CCSVI offer signs of hope, it is imperative to understand that CCSVI treatment is in a preliminary stage and additional research is required to substantiate Dr. Zamboni’s findings. Currently, resources are best directed in helping support the follow-up research needed to address the many questions that remain unanswered.
Additional information about the relationship between CCSVI and MS can be found in our Advanced Topics section.