The following conditions have been treated by companion animal veterinarians with reported favorable outcomes:
• Canine osteoarthritis — hip, elbow, knee, shoulder
• Canine immune mediated polyarthritis
• Tendon and Ligament injuries
• Integrated with surgical repair of joints or ligaments
Pet Owners, Are you wondering if stem cell therapy is right for your pet? Veterinarians who use Vet-Stem services the most have identified their “perfect case” as a pet with arthritis who meets at least one of the following conditions:
• Is not responding well or can not tolerate pain medication
• Is not a good surgical candidate due to age or health
• Has arthritis identified in one or more joints
• Has immune mediated Polyarthritis
• Is likely to need long term pain medications
• Pet owner prefers a natural therapy
Pet owners should discuss appropriateness of treatment for their pet and associated costs with a Vet-Stem credentialed veterinarian.
Other useful information for pet owners:
• Quality of Life survey data here
• Reduced use of pain medication after treatment here
• Information about older dogs with arthritis can be found here
• Information about Osteoarthritis and the young dog can be found here
• Checklist of points to consider with your veterinarian is found here
Vet-Stem is currently evaluating the use of stem cells for treatment of irritable bowel disease, atopy (immune related skin disease), kidney, and immune mediated diseases.
Vet-Stem believes there are certain applications that we believe stem cells will have no value.
• Systemic infection