It expects a satisfactory outcome of the 3700 patients who were treated with stem cells until December of 2011, as part of the studies conducted in Cuba on this therapy.
But he said that the procedure is still in clinical trials with strict selection criteria, although such services are provided in 10 of the 15 provinces of the Caribbean country.
Six of 10 patients treated with the procedure had severe ischemia of the lower limbs, followed by number of regenerative cell therapy.
Hernandez said Cuba has achievements that are real contributions to international scientific literature in this area, as experienced improvement in individuals with chronic lymphedema of the lower limbs.
With the ability to divide indefinitely, stem cells can regenerate tissues damaged by disease, trauma or aging and are derived primarily from bone marrow, peripheral blood, cornea, brain, lung, and endometrium.