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Can a spinal cord injury be treated with a baby's cord blood?
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Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology
5 doctors agree
In brief: STEM CELL
Yes, it is possible, injecting stem cells in spinal canal may result in regeneration of the spine and help to regain the function of the spinal cord, a lot of trials on animal models are very promising now a days.

In brief: STEM CELL
Yes, it is possible, injecting stem cells in spinal canal may result in regeneration of the spine and help to regain the function of the spinal cord, a lot of trials on animal models are very promising now a days.
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
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Dr. Andrew Seibert
As an SCI patient myself, I am very hopeful for the eventual success of stem cell treatment. As of now, we don't have studies that show definite improvement in humans. Its promising, but not there yet.
Dr. Muhammad-ali Zaydan
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Research
Yes but still investigational.
There have been some success in some cases in germany, however, there is an ongoing study in california, they had some success in rats and now have fda approval to conduct this kind of research where cord blood stem cells are being used in attempt to revive spinal cord, i believe that around five centers around the country are participating in this study.

In brief: Research
Yes but still investigational.
There have been some success in some cases in germany, however, there is an ongoing study in california, they had some success in rats and now have fda approval to conduct this kind of research where cord blood stem cells are being used in attempt to revive spinal cord, i believe that around five centers around the country are participating in this study.
Dr. Muhammad-ali Zaydan
Dr. Muhammad-ali Zaydan
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