ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a disease that attacks nerve cells – the cells that control voluntary movement, which, in time, make the movement of hands, feet and facial muscles extremely difficult. Even though the disease does not normally affect a person's intelligence, recent studies show that some people with ALS may suffer from depression, have impaired memory, or difficulties in the decision-making process.
Do you know that the incidence of ALS is 0.04 percent to 0.06 percent with the average age of 62? 25 years from now, the estimated cases of ALS in the world will be expected to increase at 69%. It will take ALS patients only 3-5 years from diagnosis to death. As there is no effective treatment in the medical area all the time, the patients and his family members just have to wait for death with terrible fear.
Stem cells are a group of cells that have the ability to regenerate and repair, therefore used to treat ALS to help repair damaged motor neurons and activate cell growth and restore the microenvironment in the spinal cord and brain at the same time. It also activates the immune system, helping to balance the immune system. Treatment time varies according to the patient's condition, usually around 3-4 weeks. Through this treatment, the symptoms are relieved, the activity level is improved as well as the patient's overall condition. The therapeutic effect is related to age and course of disease. The whole treatment is effective and safe, without any side effect expect for mild headache and low fever.
The application of stem cell therapy in ALS treatment helps some patients temporarily stay away from death, however, as the stem cells only function for 3-6 months in the body,some ALS patients with great treatment results must bear more expensive treatment and stem cell therapy in order to maintain curative effects after 3-6 months; For patients with financial difficulties, they can only face death once again because they do not have enough financial capacity to pay for a second or more cell therapy.
Unique Stem Cell Protocol to Individualized Cases- Most of the stem cell centers in Beijing offer personalized stem cell protocols made up of multiple applications instead of single application and waiting for results.
Detailed Research- The clinics in Beijing mostly conduct own investigative work and they are pioneers in stem cell research. As stem cell is a growing science, they give a lot of emphasis to the importance of research.
State-of-the-art Centers- The centers are highly facilitated to perform treatments like ALS. In addition, these centers also provide equal importance to the comfort and care of the patients.
Other Benefits include:
Complexity Level: High
Cost: The cost of Stem Cell Therapy for ALS in Beijing, China starts from $29,800 approximately. This is cost of 1 session and it is recommended that the patients opt for 3 sessions.
Note: Final prices are determined after physical evaluation and laboratory reports analysis.
Length to Stay: 7-10 Days
Note: The duration may vary depending upon the condition of patient and the chosen procedure of treatment
Note: The laboratory tests are done at least 7-10 days prior to the procedure. The particular tests are prescribed after a complete physical evaluation of the patient.
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