Going for HSCT

The basic process of the procedure for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) consists of 1) extraction of patient’s stem cells, 2) intense chemotherapy is performed to destroy the patient’s entire immune system, 3) insertion of patient’s stem cells to rebuild or “reboot” the immune system, 4) recovery.

The newly formed immune system is antigen naïve, which means, all learned immunization has been erased from the body’s memory.  Essentially, the stem cells are given a brand new canvas to work with, hopefully, without Multiple Sclerosis.



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