Bragee ME center Stockholm

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Bragee ME center in Stockholm, Sweden, is a private and specialized clinic endorsed by the Stockholm County region to help patients with ME/CFS.[1] The clinic is a national resource and welcomes patients from all over Sweden.

History[edit | edit source]

Bragee ME center started in 2018. By February 2022 around 1600 patients with ME/CFS were registered at the clinic, all diagnosed according to the Canadian Consensus Criteria (CCC).

Staff[edit | edit source]

The center has around 35 employees within various professions, of whom many with scientific experience (PhDs, Associate professors, and Professors).

Aims[edit | edit source]

The clinic, and many of its staff, have the ambition to contribute scientifically to improve the knowledge of the disease.

The clinic aims to explore the potential importance of intracranial pressure abnormalities (see publication below), but also contribute to other aspects of the disease, such as improving diagnostic precision and treatment efficiency.

Research[edit | edit source]

In 2018, representatives of the clinic initiated the research network PIAF (Pain Inflammation And Fatigue) with monthly meetings at which multinational speakers are invited to present their latest findings and hypotheses in relation to ME/CFS (NB. restricted access, invitation needed).

Collaborative studies are ongoing to which the clinic provide material from patients with ME/CFS, following existing ethical regulations including informed consent.

In house placebo-controlled treatment studies were recently initiated.

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2020, Intracranial Hypertension, Hypermobility, and Craniocervical Obstructions in Patients With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome[2] - (Abstract)
  • 2022, Saliva antibody-fingerprint of reactivated latent viruses after mild/asymptomatic COVID-19 is unique in patients with myalgic-encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome[3]

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