“At this point, approval seems premature,” said medical board President Michael Schottenstein, who is also a member of the review committee. “There should be a consensus, and it’s clear that we don’t have that.”
Committee member Robert Giacalone also opposed the recommendation. “There is, at best, anecdotal evidence on the other side,” he said.
Once a condition is on the list of 21 qualifying conditions, it cannot be removed, Schottenstein said. The board can add the condition later if more compelling evidence emerges, he said. [Read more at The Columbus Dispatch]