Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Stem Cells

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a condition in which the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. This can be due to a variety of reasons, including heart attacks, valve disease, and high blood pressure. Over time, CHF can lead to a build-up of fluid in the lungs and other organs, which can be debilitating and even life-threatening. There is currently no cure for CHF, but stem cell therapy is showing promise as a potential treatment. In a small study of CHF patients, those who received stem cell injections into their hearts showed significant improvements in their condition. The patients’ hearts were able to pump more blood, and they had less fluid build-up in their lungs. Stem cells are unique in their ability to develop into any type of cell in the body. This means that they have the potential to repair or replace damaged heart tissue. In the future, stem cell therapy may be used to treat a variety of heart conditions, including CHF.

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The information below is the recommended stem cell therapy protocol for this condition 

Route of AdministrationDoseTime (Days)Total Cells
IV50,000,0003150,000,000
Joint25,000,000125,000,000
Tendon
Local
Total175,000,000