What is Cord blood ?
Very few people aware with the cord blood system and its effectiveness, Cord blood is basically umbilical cord cut when a baby born,after this cut some blood remains in the blood vessel and that is completely useless for that new born baby but worth millions for needy. and the blood remains in the vessel is called ” Cord blood”
Cord blood is the most health and effect blood with huge number of white blood cell, Red blood cells , platelets ,stem cells that same found in the Bone marrow and Cord blood also an alternative of the bone marrow for transplant if required , or some patient needs for bone marrow this work more effectively.
Doctor made some experiments and transplanted cells on different patents,and till now more than 85 type of diseases cured below are some of diseases.
- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
- Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
- Acute Biphenotypic Leukemia
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
- Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
- Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
- Juvenile Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
- Juvenile Mono-myelocytic Leukemia
- Leukemia, Unspecified
- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
- Hodgkin’s Disease
- Epstein-Barr Virus / Lymphoproliferative Disease
- Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative disease
- Lymphoma, unspecified
- Myelodysplastic Syndrome
- Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
- Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia
- Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
- Dyskeratosis Congenita
- Fanconi’s Anemia
- Parxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
- Reticular Dysgenesis
- Severe Aplastic Anemia, Unspecified
- Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome
- Sideroblastic Anemia
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Immune Deficiencies
- Common Variable Immune Deficiency
- Congenital Immune Deficiency
- DiGeorge syndrome
- Griscelli Syndrome
- Lymphocyte Adhesion Disease
- Nezelof Syndrome
- Omenn Syndrome
- Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID)
- Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
- X-linked Hyper-IgM Syndrome
- X-linked Immune Dysregulation Polyendocrine Enteropathy
Complete list can be downloaded here
What are the advantages of Cord blood ?
First of all its so easy to collect and ready to use and can be easily transplanted to recipient and can be a life saving for him,collection process is so simple it never hurt either mother or the baby as stated above in the article the remaining blood in vessel is useless for baby.
Cord blood is different from ordinary blood Groups A – B AB or O it can be adjusted with any kind of blood group for bone marrow transplantation. Cord Blood transplantation is risk free their is lower chance of infection. Cord blood is the new hope for the patent and the family and this the best donation a mother gives on the behalf of her child and its really a noble cause. sometime may some have faced the hospital situation ever , arranging the blood in short period of time is really not an easy job , and cord blood does not need any blood group its ready to use.and life time is more than ordinary blood cells,
Cord blood Can help Thalassemia Patents .
Thalassemia is a blood disorder passed down through families (inherited) in which the body makes an abnormal form or inadequate amount of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen. The disorder results in large numbers of red blood cells being destroyed, which leads to anemia.
One of my Friend child suffering with thalassemia and i can not mention his feeling here , he needs blood change every week if it late the child facing bad kind of pain and parents and entire family is so upset ,
and this is the proud moment for United states as big number of Donner saved thousands of people in United States with the blood donations and Cord blood banking ,
But some organizations doing business over cord blood and parents also concerned about their child cord blood for future and its not so cheap they are paying big amount to them to store the exact stem cells,
In China, public and private cord banking are conducted by the same company. parents are encouraged to store cord blood of their new born children into private cord banking instead of public banking , as the former one would make the company money.
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Can cord blood be used for parents?
Yes Cord blood can be used for parents if the have bone marrow problems infact this can be used for any patent , read the details above.