Crohns Disease

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that occurs in half a million people in North America. It may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus, causing a wide variety of symptoms, including abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea (which may be bloody if inflammation is at its worst), vomiting (can be continuous), or weight loss. Skin rashes and arthritis can also occur. Crohn’s disease has a genetic component, but it is an auto-immune disease in which the person’s own immune system attacks the gastrointestinal tract possibly directed at microbial antigens. The terminal ileum is the part of the bowel most often affected in this disease. Treatment often includes immune-suppressant therapy with steroids. Antibiotics and anti-inflammatories are also used extensively. In Europe, stem cells are used commonly to treat Crohn’s. Research is ongoing to evaluate the effects of stem cells on auto-immune conditions. The Journal of Translational Research reports that “non-expanded SVF cells have been used successfully in accelerating healing of Crohn’s fistulas” Read more…

Crohns Disease and Chicago Stem Cell Treatment Center

Chicago Stem Cell Treatment Center has developed a specific SVF deployment protocol that attempts to utilize the potential immune-modulatory, anti-inflammatory, and regenerative properties of SVF (rich in mesenchymal stem cells and growth factors). SVF is deployed systemically and may require repeat dosing. This is done as an outpatient at the time of SVF harvesting and procurement. The entire cellular surgical procedure takes approximately three hours.

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Do you have additional questions on how stem cells work and how they relate to your condition?  Contact us today to schedule a no-obligation consultation with Dr. Ritacca, Founder of the Chicago Stem Cell Treatment Center.  To get the process started, simply fill out our short stem cell candidate form. Once we receive the application, a stem cell coordinator will call you to schedule your phone or in-person consultation with Dr. Ritacca. We look forward to educating you on the latest research for stem cell therapy.