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Bratislava Medical Journal Vol.121, No.12, p.847–852,2020

Title: Mesenchymal stem cells treatment in COVID-19 patient with multi-organ involvement
Author: R. Yilmaz, G. Adas, Z. Cukurova, K. Kart Yasar, N. Isiksacan, O. N. Oztel, E. Karaoz

Abstract: The aim of this study is to evaluate the therapeutic effect of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in a severe case of brain and multiple organ involvement in a patient with COVID-19. Here, a 51-year-old male patient with multi-organ involvement due to COVID-19 infection and developing cardiac arrest is presented. MSCs were transplanted to the patient four times systematically and once intrathecally. As a result, the application of MSCs has been found to have a healing effect on organs in this patient with severe COVID-19 infection. In addition, transplantation of MSCs both systematically and intrathecally is considered to be effective in the treatment of the central nervous system (Tab. 2, Fig. 2, Ref. 24).

Keywords: mesenchymal stem cell, COVID-19, organ involvement
Published online: 09-Dec-2020
Year: 2020, Volume: 121, Issue: 12 Page From: 847, Page To: 852
doi:10.4149/BLL_2020_139


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