Stem Cell Treatment Consultation
Knowing what to ask during your stem cell treatment consultation for lung disease is important. The Lung Institute recommends writing down your questions and concerns ahead of time, having them with you during your stem cell treatment consultation and writing down the medical team member’s answers to your questions. When you’re prepared for your consultation, you’ll have everything you need to help you make an informed decision. The Lung Institute has created some questions for you to add to your list of questions.
What are some general questions I could ask during my stem cell treatment consultation?
Whether you’re just beginning your research or you’ve been researching stem cell treatment for a while, it can be difficult to know what to ask. Here are some general questions to prepare you for your stem cell treatment consultation:
- What are stem cells?
- Is this a clinical trial?
- How do you get the stem cells from my body?
- How do you return the stem cells to my body?
- How does stem cell treatment at your clinic work?
- Are your doctors U.S. board certified physicians?
- What safety protocols are in place to keep me safe?
- Is there a doctor overseeing the stem cell treatment?
- How quickly are my stem cells re-administered to me?
- How do the stem cells promote the healing of lung tissue?
- Does your clinic only do stem cell therapy for lung disease?
- Does your clinic have a dedicated stem cell processing lab onsite?
During my stem cell treatment consultation, are there specific questions I could ask?
Because everyone is different, it’s important to ask questions specific to your needs. You want to ensure the highest quality of care before, during and after your stem cell procedure. Here are some patient specific ideas to help you feel prepared for your stem cell treatment consultation:
- Ask about booster treatment options for the future.
- Ask about how long it could take before you see results.
- Discuss any new questions or concerns you have with your clinic’s medical team.
- If you would like more information about your specific chronic lung condition, feel free to ask.
- Ask if you’ll need to have any preliminary tests, such as pulmonary function tests or blood tests, completed before your stem cell therapy procedure.
- Discuss follow-up care options, such as pulmonary function tests, visiting your pulmonologist and staying in contact with your stem cell treatment clinic.
- Write down and bring a list of all of your current medications, both over-the-counter, prescription and vitamins, so you can ask about any possible interactions.
What’s different about stem cell treatment at the Lung Institute?
At the Lung Institute, we believe that the highest quality in patient care is important, and we want to help patients make the best decision possible for them. We’re here to help you every step of the way, and we’re happy to answer any questions you have about stem cell treatment. We want you to feel at ease during your stem cell treatment consultation. If you or a loved one has a chronic lung disease and would like to learn more about stem cell treatment options at the Lung Institute, feel free to contact us today at (800) 729-3065.