Large number of MS patients from Europe, America and Australia have already been treated successfully.
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is now a proven treatment to reset the faulty immune systems of people suffering from autoimmune diseases by taking hematopoietic stem cells from the patient’s bone marrow or blood and wiping out their immune system with chemotherapy. Autologous HSCT is considered the safest form of HSCT in MS, and there is growing evidence that HSCT is an effective treatment for MS and other Autoimmune diseases
What exactly is Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT)?
HSCT involves the retrieval of hematopoietic stem cells – cells that have the ability to develop into any blood cell – from the patient’s bone marrow. These stem cells are then saved for later use and the patient goes through chemotherapy to eliminate the immune cells causing damage to the central nervous system. Subsequently, the stored stem cells are re-infused into the patient to reconstruct the immune system.
The primary objective of HSCT for individuals with MS is to reset their immune system and potentially impede or slow down the progression of the disease. This treatment option is usually a final resort for MS patients who have not responded to other treatments and have a more severe form of the disease.
The goal of HSCT for MS is to reset the immune system, which may slow or stop the progression of the disease. It is generally considered a last resort for people with MS who have not responded to other treatments and have a more severe form of the disease.Request a Call Back
How does HSCT for MS and other Autoimmune Diseases work ?
HSCT profoundly depletes the autoreactive immunologic memory (T cells and B cells) via high-dose chemotherapy. Conditioning regimens vary. In general though, stem cells are mobilized into the bloodstream by such treatments as granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and later collected. This is followed by autologous stem cell transplant, which reconstitutes a new immune system and reestablishes immune tolerance
The method of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) has emerged as a potential solution for individuals grappling with autoimmune diseases. This revolutionary treatment aims to repair the faulty immune system by harvesting hematopoietic stem cells from either the patient’s blood or bone marrow and then subjecting the patient to a rigorous course of chemotherapy to erase their immune system.
87 % of the MS patients who were followed for 4 years after undergoing HSCT had no more relapses and now lead a healthy and normal life.
Patient Testimonials – What People Say about us
More than 1000 International Patients have benefited from HSCT in India.
“Following extensive research into stem cell therapy for MS, Artemis hospital was found to be a possible option for treatment. We were unable to access comparable treatment in England due to not meeting the qualifying criteria and the costs of private therapy was prohibitive. We had lengthy correspondence with all the hospitals on our list, offering this treatment. Every question that was put to Artemis was answered within 24hrs and in detail. No question had to be asked twice. With this feedback it gave me confidence in the consultant, his team and the procedure they carry out and we decided that Artemis was able to provide the most comprehensive package that met our needs.
From time of arrival at the airport in Delhi every care and support was offered to ensure that our needs were met. There was a period of detailed physiological testing to ensure that I was fit to undertake what proved to be an arduous and exacting procedure. ” Click here to Read More…
“I was constantly thinking of my future with MS and the prognosis did not look good. I wasn’t going to leave it up to the Gods to determine my fate, I still had some fighting to do. HSCT was a family decision as well as a deep personal one.
I went through the treatment at Artemis Hospital in India. After I returned home, I did what the hospital asked me to do to get healthy again. I am now eleven months post HSCT.
Recovery is slow but for me its truly a blessing. I am excited about the little things. I have feeling back in my feet and legs. I am not using a walker any more. My balance is almost normal. I have mostly clear thoughts and my stuttering and word find is significantly reduced. I am sleeping less than I used to and my energy levels have increased.” Click here to Read More…
“The Dutch doctors did not consider it an option because of the risk and the possible poor results. However, the various foreign scientific HSCT studies showed good results. Tim is at home the one who is reading scientific research reports regularly and he rated the reports and the results as reliable and the treatment as a good chance to stop my MS. t was clear that HSCT was my only option to fight my MS. I had thought it over very well and I knew for sure that this was my only good chance to stop the MS. From that moment on I was convinced that I had to undergo the HSCT treatment. It just had to happen. So last Christmas …..I was at this top class hospital inIndia for HSCT.
The treatment was immediately put in motion and it happened so that I got the replacement of my stem cells on the first Christmas Day. And the Doctor was really sitting beside my bed on the first Christmas Day for the replacement of the stem cells, with us all listening to a Christmas show on TV. Because of Christmas-time I think that my family Click here to Read More…
“Linda discovered that she had the disease in 2007, when she was 24. She went to the doctor because she sometimes saw double. Two years ago, her health deteriorated rapidly. The supermarket 100 meters away was too far to walk .Linda came to India with her friend Leone as her attendant who is also delighted with hospitality and comfortable facilities at Triple Hepa Deluxe room where both of them stayed for 30 days at World class Hospital in India.
My living room is my living space, I’m quarantined there. But that’s okay, I feel so incredibly good,” says Linda. On April 2, she got her stem cells back. “I see that as my birthday. The treatment has been intense, especially the chemotherapy. “Luckily my best friend Leoni was there. She was my support and rock and could sense what I needed. It was a safe feeling that she was there. Now my left leg can go straight ahead again. “No swing or other tricks to get him forward. ” Click here to Read More…
Besides MS or Multiple Sclerosis – What other Autoimmune conditions can be treated successfully with HSCT ?
Yes – besides MS or Multiple Sclerosis, the same tretament modality of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) has emerged as an effective solution for individuals grappling with many other autoimmune diseases as mentioned below
1) CIDP is a neurological disorder that involves progressive weakness and reduced senses in the arms and legs. It is caused by damage to the fat-based protective covering on nerves called the myelin sheath. Click here to read more about HSCT Treatment for CIDP
2) Stiff-person syndrome (SPS) is a rare, progressive neurological disorder. Symptoms may include: Stiff muscles in the trunk (torso), arms, and legs. Greater sensitivity to noise, touch, and emotional distress, which can set off muscle spasms. Click here to read more about HSCT Treatment for SPS
3) Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is a chronic autoimmune disorder in which antibodies destroy the communication between nerves and muscle, resulting in weakness of the skeletal muscles. Myasthenia gravis affects the voluntary muscles of the body, especially those that control the eyes, mouth, throat and limbs. Click here to read more about HSCT Treatment for Myasthenia Gravis
4) Scleroderma, Systemic Sclerosis Scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects the voluntary muscles of the body, especially those that control the eyes, mouth, throat and limbsClick here to read more about HSCT Treatment for Scleroderma
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