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Hi, What chances of cancer by doing Autologous Adipose derived stem cell treatment.Pls help.thanks?
Not much: There isnt much but this depends on the context of why there is the transplant. It is used either in cancer http://www.wjgnet.com/1948-9366/full/v8/i2/161.htm or reconstructive surgery. In someone without cancer, they dont even do studies to evaluate risk since the risk is assumed zero. ...Read more
Can embryonic stem cell be preserved the same way as cord blood stem cell? Possible to retrieve single stem cell clinically in IVF w/o harming embryo?
No: Technology not currently developed to support this strategy. ...Read more
Is umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cells proven treatment for bone on bone knee OA? How long will relief last?
Unproven treatment: This is not scientifically documented or approved treatment. It isn't proved at all. There's no way to know whether it will provide relief or how long it will last. Be very skeptical of claims by the doctor or clinic proposing such treatment. ...Read more
Why are umbilical cord stem cells sometimes uses along with donor cells in an allogeneic bone marrow transplant?
One of the other: Stem cells can be obtained from 3 different sources: from Bone marrow of the Donor, blood of the donor or stem cells from umbilical cord. But we have to give an adequate number(Dose) of stem cells in order to have full protection. So combining them may only be needed because of inadequate number of stem cells from one of the sources ...Read more
Origin: Embryonic stem cells are derived from fertilized eggs created to help couples who have difficulty conceiving. This is "murder" according to some religionists. Other stem cells come from other sources. However, since the striking success of embryonic stem cells in early studies on wet macular degeneration, even the conservative presidential candidate no longer seems opposed to their use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Check out regenexx.Com for more answers to your questions. ...Read more
Not really: Legg-Calve-Perthes occurs as a sudden event in which the hip looses blood supply and then reestablishes the blood supply. The end result is a deformed hip that degenerates to hip arthritis. The deformity is permanent. Stem cells have much potential, but will not likely have any role in treating Legg-Calve-Perthes for a very long time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My kid 4 mts diagnosed foveal hypoplasia is there any treatment like retina transplant or stem cell therapy as stem cells of my r preserved?
Not yet: Stay tuned, research is ongoing. Who knows? ...Read more
Less used that fat: Use of adult mesenchymal stem-stromal cells (mscs) are currently in clinical trial in us/internationally. Trend is toward use of fat derived mscs, havested by liposuction, isolated and concentrated in tissue culture. Early reports suggest significant improvement in neurological, autoimmune and organ functions. Many more mscs in fat than bone marrow making ad-msc the center of most research now. ...Read more
Still being studied.: Seems like nowadays they are looking into stem cell therapies to cure just about everything; and hopefully one day they just might. I know there has been some press on the subject; but i believe clinical trials are still being conducted. I'll throw this out to my fellow 'tappers' for their input. Happy holidays! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experimental: Although positive results have occurred in annals treated with stem cells and two humans were recently reported to gain sensation it is still experimental with nothing yet reaching the stage of clinical trials as yet. ...Read more
Graft vs leukemia: A stem cell transplant (SCT) is often given after high doses of chemotherapy, which by itself is very effective against leukemia. But that's not the whole story. Typically, SCT for leukemia are donated by another person (allogeneic). Minor antigenic differences between donor and patient will cause immune cells in the graft to react against against the tumor (graft vs tumor effect). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stem Cell Therapy: In summary, stem cells have the potential to cure diseases and treat injury from every medical specialty. Clinical trials have been underway for years for orthopedic, neurologic, auto immune, soft tissue injury, arthritis, ms, fistula, cardiac, and a wide range of others. Regenerative medicine is the next pillar of healthcare! ...Read more
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