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  • cells
  • Furthermore, rejection issues and ethical dilemmas are rarely seen in case of cord blood stem cells, thus raising their employment in treating chronic diseases globally. (transparencymarketresearch.com)
  • Dr. Wanzhang Yang, who led the study at Nanshan Affiliated Hospital of Guangdong Medical College commented, 'This important study, which is the largest of its kind, demonstrates the safety and efficacy of using cord-blood-derived stem cells to treat a variety of neurological conditions. (news-medical.net)
  • However, it also suggests cord-blood-derived stem cells are a safe and viable treatment option for a much broader range of diseases and conditions than previously thought. (news-medical.net)
  • Because the protocol developed by Beike allows the use of cord blood stem cells without immune suppression, it can be made available to a wide patient population. (news-medical.net)
  • private cord
  • The penetration of dominant competitive strategies, a robust research and development setup, and the financial support by private cord blood banks has largely improved the competitive rivalry in public banks within the corn blood banking services market. (transparencymarketresearch.com)
  • In addition, the increasing competition between public and private cord blood banks will result in low bargaining power of suppliers. (transparencymarketresearch.com)
  • On the basis of type of storage, the segment of private cord blood banking services holds a significant share in the market due to the increasing occurrence of genetic disorders and better diagnosis of these kind of diseases because of cutting-edge diagnostic services. (transparencymarketresearch.com)
  • On the other hand, the soaring cost of private cord blood banking services may restrain the development of this segment in nations such as Peru, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, and others. (transparencymarketresearch.com)
  • donor
  • Barker JN, Krepski TP, DeFor TE, Davies SM, Wagner JE, Weisdorf DJ (2002) Searching for unrelated donor hematopoietic stem cells: Availability and speed of umbilical cord blood versus bone marrow. (springer.com)
  • The idea is that if newborn Jane has some cord blood banked on her behalf by her prudent parents, and then Jane herself ends up needing certain stem cell therapies later in life, she won't have to go hunting for a donor. (extremetech.com)
  • But even in liquid-nitrogen-cooled cryostorage, the National Marrow Donor Program says the cord blood may only be viable for 10 years or so. (extremetech.com)
  • What moved them most was the fact that cord blood was available immediately because it was already in the bank -- whereas it could take months for a bone-marrow donor to be found and then have a marrow-extraction procedure. (parents.com)
  • The use of cord blood is determined by the treating physician and is influenced by many factors, including the patient's medical condition, the characteristics of the sample, and whether the cord blood should come from the patient or an appropriately matched donor. (cordblood.com)
  • DKMS Cord Blood Bank is subsidiary of DKMS (Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei: German Bone Marrow Donor Center). (parentsguidecordblood.org)
  • After doctors couldn't find a matching bone-marrow donor, the 58-year-old New Yorker says his last hope was cord blood, a solution that would not exist without parental donors. (time.com)
  • The first is that cord blood is collected without risk to the mother or the newborn, whereas a bone marrow donor faces surgery and general anesthesia. (time.com)
  • What's more, many conditions treated today with cord-blood stem cells are most successful when the donor is not related to the recipient, says Dr. Kent Christopherson, a hematologist at Chicago's Rush University Medical Center. (time.com)
  • Some parents choose to bank their child's blood if they don't know his or her medical background -- for instance, if a parent was adopted or the child was conceived with a sperm or egg donor. (webmd.com)
  • Thus, a sibling may require a bone marrow or cord blood transplant from an unrelated donor. (webmd.com)
  • leukemia
  • We did not save my daughters cord blood and she was later diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 2. (dailystrength.org)
  • Stem cells from cord blood can treat a heavy handful of medical problems, mostly in children: sickle cell anemia, leukemia, and other diseases that impact the immune system or blood cell production all have treatments that involve HPCs. (extremetech.com)
  • Families with a genetic history of sickle cell anemia, leukemia, or other blood disorders may wish to discuss this option. (extremetech.com)
  • Some parents mistakenly believe that their child could be treated with his or her own cord blood if he or she contracts leukemia later on. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Q. What's the latest on Danesca Dickerson, the 10-year-old Pine Hills girl with leukemia who had a cord blood transplant last spring? (orlandosentinel.com)
  • So far, doctors have found the most promise in cord blood for conditions such as blood cancers, leukemia and sickle-cell anemia. (time.com)
  • Other diseases that are treated with stem cell transplant, such as leukemia, may also already be present in a baby's cord blood. (webmd.com)
  • autologous transplant
  • In an autologous transplant , the cord blood collected at birth is used by that same child. (acog.org)
  • Stem cell transplant using an individual's own cord blood (called an autologous transplant) cannot be used for genetic disorders such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia, because the genetic mutations which cause these disorders are present in the baby's cord blood. (webmd.com)
  • cryopreservation
  • From there, the task is careful cryopreservation of the cord blood sample. (extremetech.com)
  • The process of plasma depletion minimizes stem cell loss but results in a larger volume for cryopreservation and storage and contains more red blood cells. (aabb.org)
  • Red blood cells are lysed during cryopreservation, and subsequent thawing and the cell particles and their contents remain in the product for infusion. (aabb.org)
  • Direct after cryopreservation, cord blood is stored in quarantine container, then moved to permanent storage facility. (parentsguidecordblood.org)
  • Biological
  • It is often sold to new parents as a form of biological "insurance" for certain blood disorders, cancers, and metabolic disorders. (healthcentral.com)
  • But the AAP says the claim that stored cord blood can serve as 'biological insurance' against future disease has not borne out. (foxnews.com)
  • In short, the AAP and the AMA recommend against storing cord blood as a form of "biological insurance," because the benefits are too remote to justify the costs. (webmd.com)
  • Registry
  • While states where donations can be made are limited (banks are expensive to start and also to maintain), everyone nationwide has access to the cords via the national registry, publicly known as the Be The Match Registry. (dailystrength.org)
  • Cord Blood Registry is fully FDA registered and AABB accredited, which means that it's recognized by leading organizations as having excellent business practices and standards. (consumeraffairs.com)
  • The transport time to get cord blood to Cord Blood Registry is extremely fast, averaging about 19 hours. (consumeraffairs.com)
  • The main concern of DKMS is the continued expansion of the registry to give as many blood cancer patients as possible a new chance at life. (parentsguidecordblood.org)