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On dialisis for kidney failure. Able to pass urine and feels hungry. Is it possible to undergo stem theraphy?

Good night Doctor.My mother is on dialisis for kidney failure thrice in a week.I want to know if it is possible for stem cell theraphy for failur of kidney.She is 50 years of now she is able to pass urine and feel hungry.Is it possible for my mother to undergo stem theraphy? Any where in India especially it possible
Asked On : Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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As of now the stem cell therapy is only experimental with not so good results. Also most of the studies are in early CKD and not end stage disease disease. It would be better for you to continue on dialysis or think of a transplant if possible.
Answered: Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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