What Are Stem Cells
Tissue specific stem cells comprise the second group and are derived from specific organs, such as brain, gut, lung, liver, adipose tissue and bone marrow. ... Adult mesenchymal stem cells can be isolated from bone marrow and adipose tissue.
In regenerative medicine, adult stem cells are the most promising cell types for cell-based therapies. As a new source for multipotent stem cells, human adipose tissue has been introduced.
These so called Adipose Tissue - Derived Stem Cells (ADSCs) are considered to be ideal for application in regenerative therapies. Their main advantage over mesenchymal stem cells derived from other sources, e.g. from bone marrow, is that they can be easily and repeatable harvested using minimally invasive techniques with low morbidity.
ADSCs are multipotent and can differentiate into various cell types of the tri - germ lineages, including e.g. osteocytes, adipocytes, neural cells, vascular endothelial cells, cardiomyocytes, pancreatic β - cells, and hepatocytes. Interestingly, ADSCs are characterized by immunosuppressive properties and low immunogenicity.
Their secretion of trophic factors enforces the therapeutic and regenerative outcome in a wide range of applications. Taken together, these particular attributes of ADSCs make them highly relevant for clinical applications.
Consequently, the therapeutic potential of ADSCs is enormous. Therefore, this review will provide a brief overview of the possible therapeutic applications of ADSCs with regard to their differentiation potential into the tri - germ lineages.
Adipose Stem Cell Therapy:
A small sample of Adipose tissue (Fat) is removed from above the Superior Iliac spine (Love Handles) or abdomen under a local anesthetic. Obtaining Adipose -Derived Stem Cells (ADSCs) is much easier and less invasive than performing a bone marrow extraction.
Autologous Adipose-Derived Adult Stem Cell Therapy:
UMBI CELL PVT. LTD. provides adipose-derived autologous stem cell therapy, where the stem cells come from the patient’s own body. We utilize state – of – the - art technology, cementing our position as an industry leader of autologous adipose stem cell therapy.
Stem Cell Procedure
The stem cell therapy is an outpatient procedure performed by physicians and a full clinical and nursing staff. Patients will be treated with twilight anesthesia. The total procedure time is approximately 4 - 5 hours.
- Harvest: Using a liposuction procedure, 100 – 200 cc of adipose tissue is harvested from the patient.
- Separate: Using advanced protocols; the Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF) which contains Adult Stem Cells (ASCs) is separated from the fat cells.
- Isolate: Adult Stem Cells and other progenitor cells are then isolated from the SVF using advanced multi-filtration protocols.
- Activate: The isolated adult stem cells are added in the person’s own Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and activated with a low light laser.
- Infuse: The activated stem cells are then administered via full body IV and through additional customized administrations.
The advantages of adipose stem cell therapy, compared with other sources of regenerative cells, are:
- Adipose stem cell yields are much higher than most sources. It is not unusual to obtain hundreds of millions of dormant stem cells from 120 – 200 cc. In comparison, the same amount of bone marrow may only yield tens of thousands of cells.
- Patients receive their own cells so there is no risk of immune rejection.
- Mesenchymal stem cells have been proven to differentiate and proliferate into many types of cells. Some patients have reported immediate symptom relief.
- Autologous stem cell therapy is a minimally invasive procedure with little to no down time.
How do the Stem Cells Work?
- Stem Cells are infused into the bloodstream and injected into localized tissues.
- The stem cells are attracted to signals from areas of inflammation.
- Distressed signals trigger stem cells to differentiate.
- Differentiating cells begin to integrate with target tissues or organs.