Stem cell therapy is an alternative to overcome some diseases. Even the expected future stem cell therapy can overcome degenerative diseases. Want to know the cost? Rp 1, - per one cell. It seems cheap yes, but it is not as cheap as one might imagine. Stem cell therapy is not easy thing.
Because safety and sterilization processing is the main thing. Therefore all the activities carried out in the clean room, which includes the use of quarantine space and processing tolerance of contamination has been strictly regulated.
The price of stem cell therapy for one cell is Rp 1,-. There are from 500 thousand to 1 million cells per kilogram of body weight. For the rest of the body could reach 60 million rupiahs, not including physician fees, and others. It takes time and patience to undergo stem cell therapy. Because it takes time for culturing stem cells to be used in the therapy process. There is also a risk of failure.
Some specialists in Indonesia stated that to liven stem cells is not easy. Today many Indonesian people who do this therapy abroad. According to information gathered, 50 percent of people who undergo stem cell therapy in Singapore are Indonesian.
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Before performing stem cell therapy, it should be seen what is the pain suffered by the patient. If the patient needs a stem cell therapy from the marrow, then don’t use marrow cell when the patient is taking medication suppressed bone marrow, because if it is done it will not succeed.
At least 2 weeks before surgery drug consumption of disease-related must be stopped first. This meant that the cell used is in neutral.
"Stem cells in Indonesia" itself is still limited in research scale. Currently, only 11 hospitals in Indonesia, which became the center of the development of medical services and education research for tissues-bank and stem cell. Eleven of these hospitals including the Hospital Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital Dr. Soetomo as advisory.
Then, the next is the Hospital Dr. M. Djamil, Padang, West Sumatra, Harapan Kita Hospital, Jakarta, Fatmawati Hospital, Dharmais Cancer Hospital, Persahabatan Hospital, Dr. Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung, Dr. Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta, Dr. Karyadi Hospital, Semarang, and Sanglah General Hospital, Bali
According to the data recorded, in Indonesia itself already 30 people who underwent stem cell therapy for the heart as well as the knee joint. Medical report shows improving results. For example, in the knee cartilage damage. Stem cell therapy that is undertaken will regrow cartilage. Knee can be moved again and the patient can walk. Likewise with the heart.
On the other hand the interest in stem cell therapy in Indonesia is quite high although that they have to spend not a little, reaching hundreds of million rupiah.
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Based on research so far, stem cells are safe for the body. In fact, the side effects of stem cells can actually be a solution to the aging problem or become as an antiaging effect. Risks of stem cell therapy are also getting smaller when using the cells in the human body itself.
Therefore, there is no rejection by the body to the new cell. Differently to cells from other people that could develop into cancer. Therefore doctors will be very careful and make sure the cells would not be rejected by the body in the process of stem cell therapy.