Acıbadem Labcell Umbilical Cord Blood Bank provides the opportunity of storing the umbilical cord blood which is a valuable source of stem cells. The stored blood can be used to treat the individual themselves in the future or others.
Umbilical cord stem cells are harvested by the attending doctor immediately after birth. The umbilical cord blood is frozen and stored using special methods in the Acıbadem Labcell Umbilical Cord Blood Bank. The stem cells can be unfrozen and used for treatment if necessary.
Umbilical cord blood is a valuable source of stem cells and can be used in the treatment of several serious diseases. It can be transplanted especially in the treatment of some types of cancer and blood related diseases.
Acıbadem Labcell Umbilical Cord Blood Bank is the largest of its kind in Turkey and also provides mixed banking services. Mixed umbilical cord blood banking is a new model pioneered in Turkey by Acıbadem Labcell. This model involves umbilical cord blood to be stored for the individual and others. The main advantage of this model is that when the individual requires stem cell treatment, it also provides the research possibility of suitable stem cell matches belonging to others. Therefore, the individual and their family and society can benefit from the stored stem cells if necessary.
Areas of Service
Umbilical cord blood which is collected at hospitals of the Acıbadem Hospitals Group is stored at Acıbadem Labcell Umbilical Cord Blood Bank which services Acıbadem Healthcare Group as well as other people and institutions. The umbilical cord blood kits are obtained from Acıbadem hospitals and medical centers after which they are given to the Acıbadem Labcell Umbilical Cord Blood Bank for storage.