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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Can Stem Cell Transplant Treat PKD

2019-02-12 14:22

Can Stem Cell Transplant Treat PKDStem Cell Transplant is a new therapy to treat Polycystic Kidney Disease. On the one hand, stem cells have strong ability of self-renewing. At the same time, under certain conditions, stem cells can differentiate into various functional cells of different tissues. According to the different developmental stages of the stem cells, they can be classified to: embryonic stem cell and somatic stem cell. According to the development proficiency of the stem cells, they can be divided into totipotent stem cell, pluripotent stem cell and unipotent stem cell. Stem cell is a type of cell which has not fully differentiated and is still immature. And stem cells can differentiate into various human tissues and organs and the whole human body. So, stem cells are called as “universal cells” in the medical community.

As for the disease of Polycystic Kidney Disease, stem cells have the functions as the following four aspects:
1 .  repair the damaged renal intrinsic cells;
2 .  regenerate new renal intrinsic cells and replace the necrotic renal cells to work, by this, stem cells can repair the damaged kidney function;
3 .  regulate the human inner secretion and restrain the enlargement of the cysts;
4 .  enhance the human immunity and enhance the resistance to the external stimulation factors.

Therefore, the application of Stem Cell Transplant has greatly improved the effects of kidney disease treatment, which brings the patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease new hopes. Besides, this therapy can treat this disease without operations and it has no side-effects for patients. At present, the only rejection after the transplant is temporary fever, which belongs to the normal reaction and will disappear soon. If you need to learn more about the Stem Cell Transplant for Polycystic Kidney Disease, please contact us by email or consult online directly. If you want to know more about stem cell transplant, you can email to

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