Improved Liver Function in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis After Autologous Bone Marrow Cell Infusion Therapy

@article{Terai2006ImprovedLF,
  title={Improved Liver Function in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis After Autologous Bone Marrow Cell Infusion Therapy},
  author={Shuji Terai and Tsuyoshi Ishikawa and Kaoru Omori and Koji Aoyama and Yoshio Marumoto and Yohei Urata and Yuichirou Yokoyama and Koichi Uchida and Takahiro Yamasaki and Yasuhiko Fujii and Kiwamu Okita and Isao Sakaida},
  journal={STEM CELLS},
  year={2006},
  volume={24}
}
We here report nine liver cirrhosis (LC) patients that underwent autologous bone marrow cell infusion (ABMI) from the peripheral vein. Subjects were patients with LC with total bilirubin of less than 3.0 mg/dl, platelet count of more than 5 (1010/l), and no viable hepatocellular carcinoma on diagnostic imaging. Autologous bone marrow (BM; 400 ml) was isolated from the ilium under general anesthesia. Mononuclear cells (MNCs) were separated by cell washing and were infused via the peripheral vein… 

Current status of autologous bone marrow cell infusion therapy for liver cirrhosis patients

  • S. TeraiI. Sakaida
  • Medicine, Biology
    Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology
  • 2008
TLDR
ABMI therapy should be considered as a novel treatment for LC patients according to translational research on the development of cell therapy using autologous bone marrow cell for liver cirrhosis patients.

Autologous Bone Marrow Infusion Activates the Progenitor Cell Compartment in Patients with Advanced Liver Cirrhosis

TLDR
Although clinical improvement was sustained for more than 6 months, histological changes in the liver returned to baseline 6 months after ABMI, further comparative studies are warranted.

Outcomes of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell transplantation in decompensated liver cirrhosis.

TLDR
BM-MNCs transplantation is safe and effective in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis and it also decreases the incidence of serious complications, as well as serious complications such as hepatic encephalopathy and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

CLINICAL TRIALS STUDY Outcomes of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell transplantation in decompensated liver cirrhosis

TLDR
Liver function parameters were improved one month after BM-MNCs transfusion in cirrhosis patients, followed by albumin level, total bilirubin, prothrombin time, pro Thrombin activity, fibrinogen and platelet count, and the efficacy of BM- MNCs transplantation lasted 3-12 mo as compared with the control group.

Potential therapeutic application of intravenous autologous bone marrow infusion in patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis.

TLDR
ABMi for patients with ALC helps improve liver function parameters in comparison with observation during abstinence and ameliorates the degree of fibrosis in terms of serum markers and bone marrow activation in most cases.

Status and prospects of liver cirrhosis treatment by using bone marrow-derived cells and mesenchymal cells.

TLDR
A proof-of-concept showing that infusion of bone marrow cells (BMCs) improved liver fibrosis and sequentially activated proliferation of hepatic progenitor cells and hepatocytes, further promoting restoration of liver functions is developed.

Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cell Transplantation in Patients with Decompensated Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial

TLDR
Autologous BMMCT, compared to SMT is a safe procedure but did not result in an expanded HPC compartment or improved liver function, suggesting either insufficient regenerative stimulation after BMM CT or resistance to liver regenerative drive in patients with decompensated alcoholic cirrhosis.

Mesenchymal Bone Marrow-derived Stem Cells Transplantation in Patients with HCV Related Liver Cirrhosis

TLDR
Intraparenchymal transplantation of autologous BMSCs improved the functional condition of the liver, stimulated reparative processes in hepatocytes, and decreased extracellular matrix protein (EMP) count in hepatic tissues of patients with LC.

Autologous Infusion of Expanded Mobilized Adult Bone Marrow-Derived CD34+ Cells Into Patients With Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis

TLDR
It is safe to mobilize, expand, and reinfuse autologous CD34+ cells in patients with ALC and the clinical and biochemical improvement in the study group is encouraging and warrants further clinical trials.
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