Facts of using umbilical cord blood

Records on umbilical cord blood procession and utilisation for National Cord Blood Programme

HEMAFUND united several governmental medical institutions of Ukraine for National umbilical cord blood programme realisation and coordinates it. Owing to this programme, more than 200 children with prenatally diagnosed congenital defects of heart have been successfully operated using their own cord blood. Over 10 children with congenital nervous system defects have received treatment with their own cord blood.

HEMAFUND provides free of charge cord blood collection, procession and logistics while Ukrainian Children Cardiac Center and State Institution “Institute of Neurosurgery named after acad. A.P.Romodanov of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine” are operating children for their congenital defects. According to the surgeons, umbilical stem cells provided faster and better rehabilitation and condition improvement for children.

Records on HEMAFUND deposit disposal prior to clients` request

Date Condition Recipient’s age

Cord blood owner

September 2009 Cerebral hypoxia damage in the accident, coma, absence of independent breathing, nutrition through a tube 3,5 years Younger sister`s cord blood
February 2010 Myasthenia  6 years Cousin`s cord blood
September 2010 Cerebral hypoxia damage in the accident, coma, absence of independent breathing, nutrition through a tube. Second procedure for rehabilitation 4,5 years Younger sister`s cord blood
September 2013 Autism 7,3 years Younger brother`s cord blood
October 2013 Hypoxic brain damage as a result of birth injury 4 months Twin-sister`s cord blood
January 2014 Cerebral Palsy 7,8 years

Younger sister`s cord blood

April 2014 Hydrocephaly  4 years Younger sister`s cord blood
May 2014 Intrauterine hypoxia, retardation  7 months Child`s own cord blood
July 2014 Hepatitis C 38 years Son`s cord blood
October 2014 Hydrocephaly 4,5 years Younger sister`s cord blood