Dr. Cosmina Brummer
Obstetrica - ginecologie
Reasons to store cord blood:
-Is a unique opportunity to impove future health of your family;
-Process is simple and noninvasive, takes about 3 minutes and do not represent any risk to mother or fetus;
-Rich blood is bet on stem cells extracted from one gram of umbilical cord blood contains 10 times more than peripheral blood hematopoietic cells;
-Cord stem cells can convert and transform bet on other cells (ex.: erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets, neuronal cells);
Such stem cells, were transplanted successfully bet on when over 70 known diseases, including leukemia and immune system dysfunction;
-Collected blood may become more valuable over the years bet on diabetes, Alzheimer's, spinal injuries, etc..;
-Most of those who need stem cell transplant are unable to find a suitable donor, so that cord blood is that which will certainly save lives;
Blood-tested and stored to be used after transplant and family members;
-Risk of diseases is low.
Extracting placental blood can be in any maternity.
The absolute contraindications are:
, Hepatitis B and C.