Stem Cell Therapy for ALS in Frankfurt, Germany
ALS Disease Overview
The amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS and the Lou Gehrig's disease, is characterized by a loss (reduction) of certain progressive nerve cells of the brain and spinal cord called motor neurons. ALS is a progressive disease. Walking, speaking, eating, swallowing and other basic functions become more difficult over time. ALS can cause other different damages, diseases and complications.
Stem Cell Treatment for ALS Overview
The stem-cells will be derived and subsequently injected. Cells are collected from the patient’s blood and he/she can leave the clinic after the procedure. The clinic uses autologus stem cells.
The stem-cell treatment itself will not take more than approximately 1 hour. First, the medical team starts with a brief consultation with and, afterwards, blood will be collected (1 test-tube).
Benefits of Stem Cell Treatment for ALS
Cost, Inclusions and Exclusions
At German International Clinic (Frankfurt, Germany), the stem cell therapy for ALS costs from $19,284 (17,500 EUR).
The cost mentioned above excludes the price for the consultation is about $225/hour, but only the actual spent time in the doctor’s office will be invoiced. Also, the cost excludes transportation, accommodation and patient’s personal expenses.
Info about the treatment:
- children should be at least 14 years old
- patient should stay for one week:
-day 1 - consultation and maybe some diagnosis (first consultation is included in price)
-day 2 - stem cell harvest from bone marrow or fat. It will require an anesthesiologist which costs $555 (500 EUR - not included in price). First IV stem cell treatment
-2 or 3 days later - another IV infusion of stem cells
In some less severe cases, 2 days and only one IV stem cell infusion might be sufficient - $9,665 (8,700 EUR).
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Stem Cell Therapy is still an experimental treatment. Any information related to stem cell therapy provided in this website is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to replace a consultation with a licensed physician nor be construed as medical advice or any emergency health need you may be expecting.