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Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritis in Europe

Hospitals and medical centers in Europe performing Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritis.

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.


Arthritis is treated at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.


Arthritis is treated at Medipol Mega University Hospital

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.


Arthritis is treated at Hospital Ruber Internacional

Swiss Medica XXI Century S.A.

Swiss Medica XXI Century S.A. is a leader in healthcare, providing effective and safe stem cell therapy procedures across Europe.


Arthritis is treated at SWISS MEDICA XXI Century

Hospital Quirón Valencia

Quirón Hospital of Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.


Arthritis is treated at Hospital Quirón Valencia

Hospital Quirón Torrevieja

Hospital Quirón Torrevieja is an ISO-certified private hospital located in the north of Torrevieja, championing excellence in cancer treatment and management.


Arthritis is treated at Hospital Quirón Torrevieja

Liv Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Liv Hospital is the only institution in Turkey co-authorized Center of Excellence Accreditation in colorectal surgery, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) and provides advanced technology and treatments to its international patients with its 159 bed capacit


Arthritis is treated at Liv Hospital

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About Arthritis Stem Cell Therapy

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is arthritis?

This is a disease whereby the patient’s immune system produces antibody and cellular responses to different components of the joint. Because of this autoimmune response, joint destruction occurs, as well as other complications such as renal damage, pulmonary fibrosis, and heart damage.

What are the symptoms of arthritis?

Arthritis can easily be confused with rheumatoid disease because the symptoms are very similar. Some of the symptoms that could be an indication of arthritis include:

  • Joint pain
  • Fatigue
  • Joint redness
  • Swelling of the joints
  • Stiffness of the joints
  • Joint warmth
  • Poly arthritis (when many joints are affected)
  • Joint deformity
  • Loss of joint function
  • Limping
  • Fever
  • Anemia

What is the current treatment for arthritis?

The current medications used are immune suppressants such as steroids. However, these pose long-term side effects because of their nonspecific immunosuppression. Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) are used and if ineffective, biologic may be recommended. All these medications do not help with the damage that has already occurred.

Presently arthritis has no known cure. The main goal of treatment plans is usually to:

  • Prevent joint deformity and destruction
  • Maximize joint function
  • Reduce joint pain and inflammation

Can stem cells help treat arthritis?

Researchers have used stem cell therapy to try and provide a cure or treatment for artistes. Stem cells are used to accelerate healing. Stem cells are able to control the immune system and defend the body from pathological responses while still defending it from disease.

Using stem cell therapy, mesenchymal stem cells are used to produce anti-inflammatory agents. The stem cells act locally and do not suppress the immune system in the whole body. Moreover, mesenchymal stem cells promote the production of T regulatory cells, which serve to protect the body from attacking itself.

Stem cells can be found in our bodies and their main purpose is to do repairs in the body. Sometimes, due to age or other factors such as injuries, the cells are not enough. Stem cell therapy aims at increasing your body’s own stem cells to increase repair and accelerate healing.

Which kinds of stem cells are used to treat arthritis and how are they obtained?

Allogenic mesenchymal stem cells are preferred when treating arthritis. They are harvested from human umbilical, cords which are donated after healthy and normal births. All the mothers who choose to donate their umbilical cords undergo thorough and comprehensive testing and screening for diseases.

The umbilical cords are then analyzed and those with the proteins and genes that are most effective are chosen.

Advantages of treating with allogeneic human umbilical cord tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells include:

  • The cells can be administered several times over a period of days or weeks in uniform dosages.
  • The cells possess the best anti-inflammatory activity, ability to stimulate regeneration and immune modulating capacity.
  • Umbilical cord tissue has an abundant supply of mesenchymal cells
  • There is no need for invasive procedures to harvest the cells.
  • Mesenchymal stem cells are immune system privileged. This means that cell rejection is not an issue.

How long does the procedure last?

Stem cell therapy for the treatment of arthritis can be done on the same day as the harvest. However, most patients undergo a treatment plan that takes about a week. This all depends on each unique patient.

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