Research Protocol
Volume 8 Issue 11 - 2021
Second Autologous Stem Cell Implantation in Patients with Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries

Alberto Benitez Herrera1* and Pedro Rolando López Rodríguez2

1Consultant Professor, Full Professor, Specialist in First and Second Degree in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hospital General Docente Enrique Cabrera, La Habana, Cuba
2Consultant Professor, Assistant Professor, First and Second Degree Specialist in General Surgery and Assistant Researcher, Hospital General Docente Enrique Cabrera, La Habana, Cuba
*Corresponding Author: Alberto Benitez Herrera, Consultant Professor, Full Professor, Specialist in First and Second Degree in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hospital General Docente Enrique Cabrera, La Habana, Cuba.
Received: September 27, 2021; Published: October 29, 2021


Introduction: Since the beginning of the last century, multiple investigations have been carried out in the field of Regenerative Medicine. Stem cells obtained by different routes have been implanted in different injured tissue in order to achieve its regeneration.

Objective: To demonstrate the feasibility and safety of the implantation of autologous MO-CMA by subarachnoid puncture.

Method: A study is carried out by implanting autologous stem cells by subarachnoid puncture in five patients who had undergone a first open implant due to a neurological lesion of traumatic etiology. January 2016 to December 2018, at the Enrique Cabrera General Teaching Hospital.

Results: The second implant was completed in 5 patients and the following advantages were obtained: less surgical time, less possibility of sepsis, no blood loss, less hospital stay and fewer complications.

Conclusion: The feasibility and safety of stem cell implantation by subarachnoid puncture without complications is demonstrated in this study.

Keywords: Implant; Stem Cells; Regenerative Medicine


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Citation: Alberto Benitez Herrera and Pedro Rolando López Rodríguez. “Second Autologous Stem Cell Implantation in Patients with Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries”. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 8.11 (2021): 69-72.

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