Unformatted text preview: If using embryonic stem cells, rejection would probably be less likely as umbilical cord stem cells come from a living being’s blood that has more mature cells. STEP 4: PUT STEM CELLS IN RIGHT PLACE This would have to be performed surgically, as the injury site is deep within the pelvis and close to the aortic artery. The damaged nerves would need to be located and stem cells placed directly on the damaged area. STEP 5: MAKE THE TRANSPLANTED STEM CELLS PERFORM I can only guess that after putting the stem cells in their correct place that there is not much else to do but pray and wait. It would be interesting to see a clinical study done on a procedure of this type in conjunction with physical therapy. However, there would have to be more than one patient in the experiment so a control is present to see if there was actually any improvement made with the combination vs. surgery alone....
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- Fall '10
- Embryonic stem cell, Embryonic stem cells