What is Stem Cell Transplant, Monterrey, Mexico?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: Stem Cell Transplant

The Hospital San Jose Tecnologico de Monterrey stem cell transplant trial involves the use of autologous CD-133 (+) stem cells injected into the frontal cortices intended to replace motor neurons in patients with ALS.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Stem Cell Transplant, Monterrey, Mexico

Side effect Patients
Emotional distress 1
Numbness and tingling with pins and needles 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 3
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 4
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2 patient evaluations for Stem Cell Transplant, Monterrey, Mexico

Aug 15, 2010 (Started Apr 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for CD133+ stem cell transplant in frontal cortex)
  • Side effects
    Mild (numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: The treatment has shown no benefits as yet.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: numbness and tingling with pins and needles

Apr 22, 2010 (Started Apr 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for CD133+ stem cell transplant in frontal cortex)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: This is an experimental treatment that I hope will slow and stop the progression of ALS.
Side effects: numbness and tingling with pins and needles

  • 0 helpful marks

May 21, 2010 (Started Oct 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for CD133+ stem cell transplant in frontal cortex)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: At present, axon growth is renewed in both sides of the brain to the brain stem. LMN damage is substantial, so little clinical change. Severe eye burning has subsided though. One time expense of $18,000.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 5 helpful marks
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