Agenda – Scientific Expert Working Group on Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency and Multiple Sclerosis (June 28, 2011 Meeting)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

08:00-08:30 Breakfast

Welcome / Opening Remarks

  • Conflict of interest
09:00-09:30 Review of CCSVI related meetings

Knowledge Synthesis of current scientific reports on CCSVI and MS

10:30-10:45 Health Break
10:45-12:00 Updates on the 7 funded studies
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-14:00 Updates on the 7 funded studies (continued)
14:00-15:00 Surgical Clinical Trial
  • Ethical considerations
  • Government update on funding
  • Discussion on whether a nationally-supported surgical clinical trial is warranted
15:00-15:15 Discussion on how to publically disseminate the outcomes of the meeting
15:15-15:30 Planning of next meeting
15:30-16:00 Meeting summary
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