Friday, May 8, 2009

Adult stem cells used to treat heart attack

A small, privately held Covington laboratory is breaking new ground in treating heart disease and limb ischemia with adult stem cells.

In late March, TCA medical director Dr. Gabriel Lasala presented the preliminary findings. The trial included 10 patients and all demonstrated significant recovery.

TCA's successes include Penny Kibideaux, who was scheduled for a leg amputation when her physicians sent her to Lasala. Kibideaux received a stem cell infusion in November and a few weeks later was able to walk through malls to do her Christmas shopping.

Read more at LouisianaMedicalNews

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2 comments:

beetlebabee said...

It is amazing what they can do to give life without destroying it. Thanks for posting this. I'm sending the MS link to my sweetie.

Secular Heretic said...

I agree BB. Destroying life as they do with embryonic stem cells is so wrong. Adult stem cells are enjoin a lot of success.