What is Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplant?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Stem Cell Transplant

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are found in umbilical cord blood, bone marrow, adipose tissue and other sites. They have been shown to have neuroprotective potential in animal models with stroke, brain trauma, Parkinson's disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 0
Multiple sclerosis 2 2
Diabetes type 2 1 1
Difficulty speaking (dysarthria) 1 1
Difficulty staying asleep 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplant

Side effect Patients
Sinus congestion 1
Stiffness/spasticity 1


Based on patients currently having Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplant

Dosage Patients
as needed 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplant.