Neurotrauma treatment through regenerative medicine

Neurotrauma treatment in UCTC

Neurotrauma is a lesion to a nerve that is a part of central nervous system. When it is severe, it entails brain damage or even lethal outcome. Approximately 1.5 million of Americans sustain it. About 11,000 people are hospitalized annually. The problem is worth paying attention to and should be closely regarded by the world’s health community. In accordance with the estimates, brain damage caused by spinal or brain injury brings big losses to patients and their families. As a result even more deaths are registered. People may suffer from impairments that bring to permanent disabilities with time.

Social problems concerning neurotrauma issue

According to the result of research this condition requires durable care. In this connection it incurs high expenditures, which are rather costly for health systems. There is necessity to improve surveillance systems and fulfill epidemiologist research to evaluate the impact of the disease among citizens in order to develop more efficient preventive methods.

As far as US records are concerned Arizona’s injury frequency surpasses the national average in the main categories, especially in the category of traffic crashes or caused as a result of falls. Almost 9% of all deaths occur in the state for this reason in the age group from 1 to 44 years old and this is a terrifying figure.

Problems that patients experience

As a result of neurotrauma people can experience a range of complicated conditions


  • Challenges with memory, thinking, problem solving
  • Physical injuries
  • Problems with clear communication
  • Senses problems that concern touch, hearing, sight, smell, taste
  • Behavioral problems (depression, anxiety, changes of character and etc.)
  • Concerns about daily routine and management tasks

How to enhance conditions of brain injury people

The amount of people who survived after severe neurological injury has raised in recent years. This rise in survival rate is attributed to enhanced prehospital care, special centers of excellence, which specialize on treatment of injuries, neurotrauma and relative problems. Neurological Institutes launch comprehensive cerebral damage programs to contribute to better situation in this sphere. The patients of this kind are as a rule identified on the stage of admission to the hospital. Then they get contemporary comprehensive care in a seamless manner from in- to out-patient. Via a synchronized research work, the institution gathers and analyzes information referring to the care of the sick with cerebral damage.

In order to supply injured people with right care supportive team of highly qualified professionals is needed including surgeons, internal medicine physicians, nurses, therapists, and rehabilitation specialists. They can deliver the highest level care about them, but in order to avoid severe complications more serious approach may be needed.

Stem cell therapy can provide relief and cure for people who suffer from serious brain damage and multiple sclerosis.

Stem cell therapy for curing neurotrauma

In order to avoid the consequences of cerebral damage this kind of therapy can be the best solution, especially in the most severe cases where traditional methods work slowly. Traumatic brain lesion can bring to cognitive and motor imoairement. The condition is characterized by focal abnormalities but it is not only that. General structural disturbances and functional disturbances can occur in the brain network. The impact may bring to necrotic cell death that takes place in the underlying tissue. After it apoptopic cell dealth is expected in the surrounding tissuebecause of the numerous subsequent events (ischemia, altered gene expression, excitiotoxicity). Patients with these conditions risk much.

High level of morbidity and mortality is observed among them. In fact there are no sufficient therapies for this disease nowadays. It is necessary to establish additional therapeutic strategies. This therapy can become such therapy thanks to the ability of stem cells engraft diffusely and integrate into the structures. There is possibility to engineer stem cells so that they can express definite genes. In this way they are able to take part in reconstruction of molecular and cellular milieu when a sick suffers from neurotrauma.

The work of this kind is conducted in UCTC clinic that effectively helps patients with neurotrauma or parkinson's disease, who hope to get improvement when they come here for treatment.