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Tens of thousands of dollars of money flow from patients with multiple hardening to Winnipeg-
India-based companies are under fire for "stress" patients flying to India
Grasping the procedure of "liberation"
The CCSVI clinic, which operates outside an office in Fort Garry, has now attracted the attention of the Minister of Health, Theresa Osward, who said she would convey her concerns to the Manitoba school of Physicians and Surgeons.
Until the beginning of December, the CCSVI clinic called itself right and wrong.
The profit team of doctors and researchers has been working as a referral agency for Mobile Life screening in WinnipegD.
As part of the referral service, at least 100 patients received chronic cerebral spinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI)—
Blocked head and neck veins in dispute with MSIn mid-
On October, Winnipeg journalists and former CBC broadcaster Ingeborg Boyens became one of the first patients to undergo Mobile Life screening tests through the CCSVI clinic.
She said she knew nothing about the CCSVI clinic except Kenaston Boulevard post office mailbox, where she paid for it.
Beyoncé said she was surprised when Randy Spielvogel, the owner of the Mobile Life screening company, asked her how much she had paid.
Spielvogel seems "uncomfortable with the cost that seems to be upgrading," she said ".
Boyens says her scan results only show the "edge" results of the vein blockage.
But over the next few weeks she received multiple letters and calls from CCSVI clinic delegates urging her to go to India for treatment
She said she had never been interested in having surgery.
"When they started working on my case, the alarm bells rang," Boyens said . ". "(I thought). . .
"So I went into a medical tour.
I went to scan.
I didn't go to India if I wanted.
A spokesman for the CCSVI clinic said the company is a legitimate non-
Profits linked patients to a new study to study treatment options for CCSVI.
At present, MS patients are unable to receive CCSVI scans or treatment in Canada, and many people travel to clinics in the United States and around the world to open veins through simple vascular shaping surgery.
Spielvogel, which ended its business relationship with the CCSVI clinic in early December, said that when he found that the fees charged to clients were at least $200 higher than his base rate,
"I am very uncomfortable about this.
That is, I think, coaxing people.
This is one of the things I worry about most.
"This split and the stress report of other patients traveling to India for treatment prompted MS patients to question the seemingly contradictory statements on the CCSVI Clinic website. "Who are they? Where are they?
You can't identify them, "said Anna Heiman, MS patient at Selkirk, who asked the CCSVI clinic's representative in an email and phone conversation. "For (patients)
They are asking for help and they say, 'Wow, that's one thing, 'and they get caught easily.
"But what did you catch up?
The organization described itself
Profitable organizations with offices in Winnipeg, Toronto and Atlanta, Georgia.
The link between "investigation" CCSVI and MS established by medical researchers and professionals
"Medical tourism is not the purpose of our business," it said on its website . ".
But other statements on the site urge customers to discover "continuous service (that)
"Separate us from all other medical tourism business areas," said a disclaimer. "The business of the CCSVI clinic is only for the convenience of travel and hospitality.
"The website offers a $15,000 package for medical travel in India, including doctor consultation and follow-up. In now-
The clinic said its doctors had met and affected Oswald and deleted websites and Facebook posts.
But neither the office of the Manitoba minister of health nor the diagnostic imaging department of the Health Science Center are aware of the CCSVI clinic, nor the two Winnipeg physicians who are said to have been associated with the organization.
"We conducted very positive ongoing research with various members of the CCSVI community.
This is the first time (
I have heard of this group)
"Osward explained why she asked doctors and the College of Surgeons to investigate the clinic.
"There may be some legislative umbrellas under these issues (
About clinics)would be asked.
"The only publicly confirmed doctor at the CCSVI clinic is the doctor at Pune Noble Hospital in India, and the main location said by the spokesperson is the proposed study of patients who underwent a longer follow-up program after the veins
Doug Broeska, a spokesman for the CCSVI clinic, said there were local doctors working with the organization.
When asked whether the report of the meeting with Oswald was accurate, he replied: "If they are willing to come out and say who they are, then it will be accurate. . .
Due to the controversy of CCSVI, some doctors do not want to be mentioned in the media at all.
Broeska claims to be a medical researcher --
The owner of the CCSVI clinic said that the CCSVI clinic cut off contact with Spielvogel after Spielvogel charged too much scanning.
The CCSVI clinic is now working with the kidney and Hypertension Center in Grand Fox, New York. D.
It costs $550 to scan.
He admitted there was confusion with the operation at the CCSVI clinic. "Once the (study proposal)is published. . .
"I don't think there will be much confusion after that," he said . ".
"Everything will be in the study.
This does not mean (as)
If it was a tourist. . .
The study happened to be subsidized by business owners to ensure the safety of patients.
The founder of the Manitoba grassroots organization CCSVI said it is important to MS patients to do homework on treatment options. "(Ask)
Do you sell it?
There are thousands of MS looking for this in Canada alone.
Qualified clinics and doctors do not need to work hard for the patient. "melissa.
Martin @ freepressmb.