Patients suffering from debilitating medical conditions which had defied orthodox medicine may recover fully and live a normal life with Adult Stem Cell therapy.
Regenerative Physician, Dr. David Ikudayisi stated this during a forum in Lagos
Presenting a paper on “Regenerative Medicine, Benefits of Adult Stem Cell Therapy” Dr Ikudayisi said, diseases that can be treated with Adult Stem Cell Therapy include “any disease where there is tissue degeneration and many disorders with no identifiable medical or neurological condition”.
While noting that diseases that were regarded as incurable are now have medical solutions stated that Adult Stem Cell therapy could effectively treat 122 Autoimmune Disorders in the body.
He listed some of these to include Autism, Diabetes Type I and II, Hypertension, Stroke especially acute Stroke and Cerebral Palsy, Erectile Dysfunction, Female Infertility, Osteoarthritis, Chronic Joint Pain among others.
Dr. Ikudayisi who is a Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine with practice in Lagos and Tampa Florida, United States, pinned out that Regenerative medicine is gaining global acceptance as it is widely in use in most developed countries of Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Quoting reiterated that “Regenerative Medicine is a game-changing area of medicine with the potential to fully heal damaged tissues and organs, offering solutions and hope for people who have conditions that today are beyond repair”.
Regenerative medicine comprises Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy, a blood based therapy and Adult Stem Cell Therapy which involves the use of body fat, bone marrow and umbilical cord Stem Cells.
The Medical expert said Stem Cells work through a “Paracrine effect” which is a form of cell to cell communication in which the stem cell produces a signal to induce changes in a nearby cell, altering the behavior or differentiation of those cells.
He said Adult Stem Cell could be used as an anti-aging therapy especially in treatment of erectile dysfunction in men, enhanced orgasm and infertility in women.