STEM CELL THERAPY GIVES 65-YR-OLD FRESH LEASE OF LIFE
Subhash Raosaheb Tope, 65, a businessman who was also active in politics, had been complaining of itching and general weakness for the past six months. Owing to his health condition, he had to discontinue his work.
He also had to deal with problems of hypertension, diabetes and a chronic kidney disease for the past 30 years.
Tope was also reported to have had intermittent low-grade fever and jaundice over the last two months.
His was a known case of liver cirrhosis, hypertension, diabetes mellitus with nephropathy.
He put a stop to his drinking and tobacco consumption when he was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis. His condition gradually deteriorated over the last five years.
Dr Pradeep Mahajan, stem cell transplant surgeon, StemRx Hospital, Airoli said, “After complete clinical, radiological and haematological investigations, a treatment protocol comprising two sessions of cellular therapy over a period of 1-2 months was made. The goal of cellular therapy was to bring about an overall improvement in each systemic condition thereby improving the patients’ quality of life. ”
“Symptomatic relief from itching and weakness was observed within the first week following cellular therapy. During the follow-up, haematological and radiological investigations were repeated which revealed an improvement in liver and renal function parameters. Reduction in creatinine levels was noted. Blood glucose levels were also found to be within normal limits.” adds Mahajan.
Tope said, “The stem cell transplant surgery gave me a second chance to live the life which I missed because of my unhealthy habits.” 10 metres on both sides of Airoli NMMC public hospital at Sector 3 will be a no-parking zone.