What is stem cell?
Stem cell is basically the biological cells which further differentiate and form the stem cells further. Generally found in the multi-cellular organisms, the stem cells are one of the prime components of the nervous system. They are basically employed
to act as a repair system in adult human beings and as the developer in young embryo.
What is a stem cell transplant?
The stem cell has a prominent role to play in the human body and thus in case of damage, the transplant is the best option. Stem cell transplant is basically the plantation of a new stem cell in the site body collecting it from the donor. It is a procedure
that is generally practised over the victims of cancer, bone marrow damage and such related effects. It is use of the stem cell to cure the disease.
Who Shall Get A Stem Cell Transplant Done
The cancer such as leukaemia, multiple myeloma and some lymphomas can easily be cured with the help of the stem cell. Any victim of the related types of the cancer can get a therapy
Excess of blood components:
The damaged blood cells at times affect other cells and this in turn produces the excess amount of Red Blood Cells (RBCs), White Blood Cells (WBCs) or even platelets
which have their own demerits. To counter this problem, a stem cell surgery can help.
Points To Be Kept In Mind Before The Surgery
Maintain diet to avoid the underweight or over weight condition.
One shall undergo few tests before finally getting into the operation hall.
- Blood Test
- Urine Test
- Bone Marrow Aspiration
- Apart from this, Computed tornography, ECG etc shall also be done prior to the same
Primarily, after the surgery, the human become infertile. Sperm banking or frozen embryo for male and female respectively shall be adopted as a preventive measure.
Points To Be Kept In Mind After The Surgery
Not only the prior steps matter but the post surgery steps can make a big difference.
Personal hygiene is one of the most important points to be taken care of. Proper hygiene shall be maintained.
The bleeding shall be avoided as far as possible.
- As far as possible, avoid the use of razors
- Don’t use scissors and nail clippers