When you use Umbilical cord stem cells you do not have to harvest stem cells from the patient’s bone marrow which typically involves general anesthesia and more than 150 ml of Bone marrow, no patient will prefer such procedure when equally safe and efficacious technology is available which does not require invasive procedure. Even peripheral blood stem cell harvesting has its own pitfalls in forms of life threatening complications.
Our belief is that patient should not be subjected to unnecessary risky procedure of stem cell harvesting when the treatment is still experimental in nature as per the ethical guidelines of medical practice.
What kind of patients can try this experimental therapy?
- Those who are suitable for islets cell transplant but not consenting to it or islets are not ava...