Crohn’s 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 autoimmune 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 by this disease. Treating 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”

Crohn’s Disease – Gulf Coast Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center

Our Cell Surgical Network(CSN) 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.

We care about our Crohn’s patients at Gulf Coast Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center(GCSC&RMC) and take pride in the time we provide to our patients to deploy the best protocols to help our patients achieve their goals. By filling out Confidential Candidate Application, we will answer all of the questions and concerns you may have about GCSC&RMC’s protocols for Crohn’s disease.

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