Questionnaire for data collection
Person in charge of human xenotransplantation practice.
Title : MD
First Name: Fernando
Last name : Ramirez
Address :
Zip :
State : Tijuana
Country : Mexico
Institution : International Spinal Cord Regeneration Center
Telephone : 619/463-5350
Email : www.electriciti.com/spinal/
What is the source of your information about human xenotransplantation practices?
Internet: http://www.healingtherapies.info/shark_embryo_cell_transplantatio.htm
What is the therapeutic purpose of this xenotransplantation treatment?
Spinal Cord injury
Where and when is this human xenotransplantation practice taking place?
Country Mexico
Timing in the early 1990’s
Is this treatment part of a clinical trial?
Yes
How many patients are included in this clinical trial?
30
What are the inclusion criteria for patient selection?
i. Duration on the waiting list? unknown
ii. Life-threatening diseases without alternative therapy? No
iii. Is a protocol available? No
If yes, could you please send a copy?
What is the animal source of the xenotransplantation product?
blue shark
Source animals Do you have information about source animals? No
Testing of safety : Do you have information about testing of safety? No
What type of cells/tissues/organs was transplanted?
Cells: Embryonic stem cells
Tissues:
Organs:
Others:
What type of exposure to xenogeneic cells was involved?
Solid-organ xenotransplantation: No
Cellular xenotransplantation: Yes
Tissue xenotransplantation: No
Human cells exposed to xenogeneic Feeder cell: No
Extracorporeal perfusion: No
Encapsulation: No
Other bioartificial isolation device:
Others:
Transplant Do you have information about transplant recipients? No
Have results been presented at a scientific congress?
Unknown
if yes, where?
Have results been published in a scientific journal?
Unknown
if yes, where?
Is this human clinical trial performed with governmental and/or institutional oversight and supervision?
Unknown
if yes, which?
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