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Table 2 Emergent themes

From: Resilience, trust, and civic engagement in the post-CCSVI era

Themes and sub-themes Description
Grasping onto hope  Initial hopes  Disappointment Initial hopes and subsequent disappointment about chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency research in the multiple sclerosis community
Costs of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency research  Medical adverse events  Divestment of research funds  Limited efficacy  Translational delays Adverse implications of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency research
Enduring optimism  Caution in the wake of disappointment  Forging onward with stem cell research Retained optimism and continued support for stem cell research to address multiple sclerosis
Lessons learned Knowledge gleaned from the chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency experience that may shape future scientific endeavours