Criteria and requirements for stem cells therapy

Criteria for transplant procedure of own stem cells from the bone marrow or umbilical cord blood:

1) Autism (F0), ASD (autism spectrum disorder), mental retardation, mental retardation with speech delay, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, alalia
2) Male or female gender
3) Age from 3 years for patients who have saved own cord blood or cord blood of siblings and age from 4 years for patients whose umbilical cord blood is not stored

Researches necessary for consultation of the doctor before arrival the patient to the clinic:

  • Consultation of neuropsychologist and psychiatrist.
  • Consultation of geneticist and results of genetic testing of autism (exp.: Syndromic autism gene panel by Centogene (Germany) of equivalent)
  • Electroencephalography
  • MRI of the brain
  • Cytokine profile in serum of patient (IL-1, IL-6, IL-10, IL-13, TNF-alpha)
  • Immunophenotyping of lymphocytes T4, T8, Treg, NK, NKT, B cells

Special tests for autism assessment:

  1. Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale – II
  2. Autism Diagnostic Interview – ADI –R (baseline)
  3. ADOS -2 The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule
  4. IQ tests: Standford- Binet or Mullen or Wechsler

In case of absence of any tests from this list, it is possible to perform them in our clinic.