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The procedure was carried out in many patients around the world, perhaps several hundred from the late 1980's to the late 1990's.
Many of these procedures were carried out in South American, Saudi Arabia, India, and China. Goldsmith tried to do a clinical trial in Boston but the trial was stopped after a CBS Sixty Minute investigation and story.
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Users with archives access can view old threads dating all the way back to 2001. Whitakers Health Newsletter that was given to me by my doctor about a Dr. Goldsmith who has pioneered a surgical process called omental transposition. Goldsmith has documented the benefits of omental transposition in medical literature and since 1960 has published more than 200 scientific articles, edited two books on the subject, and has presented his findings at scores of medical conferences.The article claims that many plegics have gained a lot from the procedure and claims that one woman is even now walking! The article further states "You would think that this would have neurosurgeons lining up to learn how to perform omental transposition.I believe that he has probably done hundreds of patients in Ecuador and other places in the past 15 years.
The treatment does pose some risk due to the surgery and some patients apparently have gotten some function back, many patients have not gotten much back and some have had long-term postoperative complications.