Multiple Sclerosis as a Vascular Disease. Nice paper for your doctor. :)

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Regular Member

Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 87
   Posted 8/23/2010 8:37 AM (GMT -6)   

‎"In conclusion, MS definitely shows many of the characteristics associated with vascular inflammatory phenomena, underscoring significant roles of the cerebral vascular system, cerebral vascular inflammation and defects with the blood–brain barrier in active MS. The well documented immune components of MS must interact with the vascular system in introducing and maintaining the cells which drive the inflammatory response and involve the expression of adhesive determinants (under the control of unbalanced cytokines), their penetration and destruction of the BBB and the development of the MS lesion, all of which may be future targets with immunomodulating drugs and regulatory cytokines. "
Learning and living everyday to the fullest. My MS blog

Post Edited (Dave_NC) : 8/23/2010 7:42:03 AM (GMT-6)

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Monday, September 24, 2018 2:15 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 3,005,991 posts in 329,291 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 161817 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Butterfly_.
251 Guest(s), 3 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
dbrookenz, ppm guy, jwebb