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What are the requirements for getting a heart stem cell transplant?

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Dr. John Garner answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Love of Cancer: My answer is tongue in cheek, but only a bit so. Be very careful. Stem cell transplants are all experimental at this point and many clinical trials of various stem cell treatments have resulted in serious malignancies (a risk inherent in playing with stem cells is that they grow into things other than what you want). If you join a trial, get a full disclaimer of known risks and history of outcomes.

Answered 1/30/2013

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