Q1. What is stem cell therapy?
A Stem cell therapy is the use of stem cells to treat chronic, progressive, degenerative, and hitherto incurable diseases using patient's own stem cells derived generally from the bone marrow.
Q2. Is stem cell therapy safe? Are there any side effects?
A Stem cell therapy is absolutely safe and has no side effects whatsoever.
Q3. Is stem cell therapy safe for children?
A Yes, stem cell therapy is safe for children as well.
Q4. Why aren't the popular hospitals doing it?
A Maybe they are more comfortable with the conventional approach.
Q5. Why stem cell therapy hasn't got FDA approval?
A A large number of trials have been going on in the US, which will be approved shortly.
Q6. We hear that it's still undergoing research, any comments on that?
A Science itself is evolving. Scientists all over the world are constantly looking for better remedies, so is stem cell therapy.
Q7. Is it a surgical procedure?
A No, it's not a surgical procedure.
Q8. Is it painful?
A It is a painless procedure performed under local anesthesia.
Q9.What is the percentage of success?
A The percentage of success varies from 50-90% depending on the severity of the disease at the time of commencement of the treatment.
Q10. Where do you get the stem cells from?
A Stem cells are obtained from the patient's bone marrow.
Q11. How costly is it?
A It is an affordable procedure.