Stem Cell Treatment Consultation
Knowing what to ask during your cellular therapy 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 cellular therapy 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 cellular therapy consultation?
Whether you’re just beginning your research or you’ve been researching cellular therapy for a while, it can be difficult to know what to ask. Here are some general questions to prepare you for your cellular therapy consultation:
- What are cells?
- Is this a clinical trial?
- How do you get the cells from my body?
- How do you return the cells to my body?
- How does cellular therapy 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 cellular therapy?
- How quickly are my cells re-administered to me?
- How do the cells promote the healing of lung tissue?
- Does your clinic only do cellular therapy for lung disease?
- Does your clinic have a dedicated stem cell processing lab onsite?
During my cellular therapy 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 cellular therapy 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 cellular therapy procedure.
- Discuss follow-up care options, such as pulmonary function tests, visiting your pulmonologist and staying in contact with your cellular therapy 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 cellular therapy 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 cellular therapy. We want you to feel at ease during your cellular therapy consultation. If you or a loved one has a chronic lung disease and would like to learn more about cellular therapy options at the Lung Institute, feel free to contact us today at (800) 729-3065.