Renal Dysfunction and Stem Cells

Renal insufficiency is a medical condition in which the kidneys are not able to filter blood properly. This can lead to a build-up of toxins in the body and can eventually lead to kidney failure. There is no cure for renal insufficiency, but there are treatments that can help to improve kidney function and slow the progression of the condition. One such treatment is mesenchymal stem cell therapy. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a type of adult stem cell that can be found in various tissues throughout the body. MSCs have the ability to differentiate into a number of different cell types, including kidney cells. Studies have shown that MSCs can help to improve kidney function in animals with renal insufficiency. It is thought that MSCs work by repairing damaged kidney cells and by providing support to healthy kidney cells. MSC therapy is still in the early stages of research and is not yet available as a treatment for renal insufficiency. However, it is a promising treatment option that may one day help to improve the lives of those with this condition.

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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