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Does intake of Rituximab cause weight gain?

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Dr. Erion Spaho

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Posted on Tue, 20 Sep 2016 in Brain and Spine
Question: I have ms since 2001. confined to a wheel chair. Where is the best stem cell treatment center, world wide?
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Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Some of the centers listed below.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for using HCM.

I have read your question and understand your concerns.

Best centers in USA about stem cells therapy are:

-Charles C. Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology at the University of XXXXXXX Anschutz Medical Campus.

-Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research.

-Georgetown University Medical Center’s Center for Cell Reprogramming.

-Harvard Stem Cell Institute.
Johns XXXXXXX Institute for Cell Engineering (ICE).

Other leading centers about stem cells therapy are:

-Beijing Puhua International Hospital
Location: Beijing, China

-Global Stem Cells
Location: Bangkok Thailand

Stem cells therapy to cure or improve MS is still under scientific research, no definitive treatment protocol is achieved till now.

Hope I helped you.

Please rate and close the conversation if you don't have any other questions/clarifications and you found the answer helpful.

Wishing you good health.





Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Erion Spaho 9 hours later
Thanks doctor for the reply.

How about would you recommend Germany or Ukraine?
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Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 31 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome back.

Germany ( German International Clinic, Frankfurt ) and Ukraine ( EmCell Clinic | Stem Cell Treatment, Kiev) stem cells therapy centers also are included in the best clinics for this purpose.

Greetings.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar
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Follow up: Dr. Erion Spaho 1 hour later
Which country is the world leader in the stem cell cure?

Does Rituximab cause Weight Gain?

I did not get a fulfilling answer
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Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
Rituximab may cause weight gain.

Detailed Answer:
Hello again.

USA is the leading country with numerous elite centers working on stem cells therapy.

The answer to your other question is yes, rituximab use can result in unwanted weight gain as one of the possible side effects.

Take care.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Erion Spaho 19 hours later
Thank you.

In the USA.

Who is the top #1 #2 #3 stem cell hospital that I can travel (overseas) and be treated at to relieve at least 80% of my MS. Now for 1yr I stopped walking and legs muscles are shrinking.

I am sorry I am dwelling on this topic but I will move on to the medical condition thereafter. Thank you for your time spent and effort. appreciated.
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Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
Evaluate expectations by discussing with your Doctor.

Detailed Answer:
Hello again

- Harward stem cells institute, Californian Institute for Regenerative Medicine, etc.

In order to forecast the results you need to talk with the medical staf of clinic you choose,about your condition and expectations BEFORE you undergo treatment,

Again, there are no approved algorithms and still needed time to understand precisely the long term effects and improvements of this therapy.

Do your search and discuss with your Neurologist about these issues.

Best regards.




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Follow up: Dr. Erion Spaho 35 hours later
would you rank XXXXXXX over Mayo clinic. It would be safer to go to one of the biggest and best hospitals in the us to do bone marrow or iPS. including assessing and resolving K+/Mg deficiency, bladder loss of control, leg/hand muscle weakness, fatigue, and vision blur that I have. wouldn't you say.

Thank you I now have a medical trip to the us. I can do FDA approved stem but no trial based stem cell.

I am to go to a big well known established USA hospital. would like a place that combines both worlds conventional and unconventional(stem cell) treatment. returning home with 80% improvement.

regards,

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Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
Those clinics are suitable too.

Detailed Answer:
Hello again.

Mayo clinic is actually ranged as the top clinic about neurological and neurosurgical conditions assessment and treatment, XXXXXXX clinic also is one of the best clinics in the USA about these conditions, so, of course I agree that you can go to one of those clinics too and I believe that you will have the best treatment suited to your condition.

About the conventional and unconventional therapies, rules are rules, I can say no more about this issue.

I think that this issue depends mainly on your decisions.

Hope I helped you so far.

Regards.
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