Patient’s Own Stem Cells Gives Her Relief to Help Heal Faster And The the Ability To Walk Pain Free After Back Surgery
Posted Sep 21 2010 3:58pm
The device used here looks like the Cytori machine that I have covered before here that cleans and harvests stem cells.
Her quality of life has improved and there’s no problem with rejection since it is her own cells and she is back to walking again. This is amazing. Her cells were re-injected at the surgery site to help her heal. In a related story from TED at Long Beach, this doctor has created a device to also making harvesting bone marrow easier. BD
BELLAIRE, Texas - A Houston-area hospital is using an innovative way to help patients heal quickly -- by using their own stem cells. A local patient cannot believe how quickly it helped her get over her pain and heal faster than ever. She says it is all thanks to surgeons at Foundation Surgical Hospital.