As a parent, you have the option to store two types of stem cells from your newborn baby. Your doctor will collect cord tissue after umbilical cord blood to ensure providing your family with access to a unique source of stem cells. Here is how cord tissue banking can be beneficial for your family’s health.
Cord tissue banking allows you to access hematopoietic stem cells of HSCs. These cells are handy in improving more than eighty different conditions, including lymphoma, genetic diseases, leukemia, and other disorder. While cord blood banking has gained lots of popularity in the last 25 years, cord tissue banking is yet to evolve field and develop industry standards.
According to various studies, many clinical trials are testing the effectiveness of cord blood as a rich source of therapy to help with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, type 1 diabetes, autism, and lots more. Using MSCs of cord tissue application is still in the initial stage of clinical development, though scientists are optimistic about the positive results of cord tissue-related research.
Cord tissue of the umbilical cord carries many unique properties, such as mesenchymal stem cells, which can prevent irritation, aid tissue repair, repress the immune, and potentially develop into cartilage tissue and bone. Experts are testing to find out if MSCs can turn out to be a suitable therapy for stroke, multiple sclerosis, and heart failure.
Considering the above benefits, regenerative therapy specialists strongly recommend parents to consider cord tissue and cord blood banking before the delivery of their baby.
Many cord blood banks offer cord tissue storage services with different processing methods; some will only freeze the cord intact without processing it. They give you the choice of storing umbilical blood cord or cord tissue banking for your family’s wellbeing.