Rejuvenating Fertility Center (RFC)’s medical director and founder, Dr. Zaher Merhi, said “This is the next big thing in IVF. RFC Bahamas will be the first place in the world to offer it!”
What is this revolutionary new service? Adipose (fat) stem cell ovarian rejuvenation centers around the extraction of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells (ADSCs) which are adult stem cells (mesenchymal stem cells) that have self-renewal properties and multi-potential differentiation. They’re usually isolated from fat tissue located in the abdomen, using a minor procedure called mini-liposuction.
So what are stem cells? Found throughout the body, stem cells are “neutral” unspecialized cells that are able to develop into specialized cell types with more specific functions, such as ovarian cells, blood cells, brain cells, heart muscle cells, or bone cells. Stem cells can be guided and activated into becoming more specific cells that can be used in people to regenerate and repair tissues that have been damaged. Adult stem cells are found in most adult tissues, and most abundant in fat.
Scientific research from all over the world has indicated that stem cells hold great promise in regenerative medicine and tissue repair. Stem cell therapy is the use of stem cells to treat or prevent disease by improving cell regeneration and aiding the tissue in its healing and repairment process. Stem cell therapy holds a great potential for treatment of various diseases in humans that includes diabetes, spinal cord injuries, cardiovascular disease, orthopedic injuries, stroke, and even infertility.
So why adipose (fat) stem cells? They have several advantages over other cells such as the bone marrow stem cells. Adipose stem cells are easily accessible, have been studied in humans and proven to be safe. They can differentiate into “new” younger eggs that can get fertilized to form embryos – allowing parents to transfer their DNA to their children. They have a high ability to proliferate, and their differentiation can be regulated by estrogen. Finally, they have low immunogenicity, meaning the body rarely tries to reject them as “foreign”.
Patients may be a candidate for adipose stem cell ovarian rejuvenation if they:
- Have low ovarian reserve (low AMH or high FSH levels)
- Have premature ovarian insufficiency (POI)
- Have chemotherapy-induced ovarian failure
- Have poor egg quality
- Have poor embryo quality
- Have early menopause
- Have troublesome menopausal symptoms
- Are not a candidate for hormone replacement
The team at RFC Bahamas is eagerly preparing to offer this cutting edge new service to women all over the world. Dr. Merhi, a world renowned fertility expert and researcher, has spent countless hours poring over texts and writing his own manuscripts on the subject prior to implementation. “We are committed to pursuing every option when it comes to fertility,” says Dr. Merhi, who is also a Professor at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and Maimonides Medical Center in New York.
Women always have eggs inside their ovaries, but many of these eggs are dormant. Even postmenopausal women still have on average 1,000 dormant eggs inside their ovaries. Ovarian rejuvenation is a newly pioneered procedure intended to re-awaken egg maturation and development within the ovary and potentially improve egg quality. Rejuvenation Therapy could be used to achieve pregnancy in women with low ovarian reserve, women with POI, and even women with early menopause.
RFC is well known for its huge array of fertility services, which include both time-honored holistic relaxation methods such as acupuncture, to the very latest in reproductive technology, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy and ozone sauna. RFC Bahamas’ mission is to provide, using stem cell therapy, the most innovative treatment for patients based on evidence-based medicine.
As one of the foremost experts in ovarian rejuvenation therapy, Dr. Merhi believes that stem cell therapy has the potential to treat a wide range of infertility and reproductive conditions to provide patients the options of fighting menopause and diminished ovarian reserve as well as poor endometrial lining in cases of failed implantation.
RFC Bahamas offers treatments with adipose stem cells to help infertile patients with several conditions prolong and improve their reproductive lifespan.
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