Blood stem cell transplants have been performed for more than 50 YEARS and have been used to treat or cure with more than 80 potentially life-threatening blood related diseases like leukaemia, lymphoma and bone marrow failures.


Within the Cryo-Save Group internationally, there have been 18 stem cell releases to date – to centres such as Duke University North Carolina, USA, Kliniek Pediatrische Hematologie en Oncologie Frankfurt, Germany and Kinderspital Zurich, Switzerland.



have been for autologous (own stem cells) & sibling transplants


have been for clinical trails for cerebral palsy


Cryo-Save South Africa had one local release, which was for diagnostic genetic testing for acute lymphocytic leukaemia. This confirms that the Cryo-Save South Africa laboratory aligns with international standards, indicating the standards of our cord blood products.

Transplantation centres

  • Duke University North Carolina, USA
  • Kliniek Pediatrische Hematologie en Onclogie Frankfurt, Germany
  • Pirogov Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Centro De Transfusiones de la, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
  • Kinderspital Zurich, Switzerland
  • Hospital Infantil Nino Jesus Madrid, Spain
  • Hospital Universitario Madrid, Spain
  • John’s Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA
January 2004 Aplastic Anaemia Autologous
January 2007 Congenital Immunodeficiency Allogeneic (sibling)
October 2007 Subarachnoidal Haemorrhage Autologous
March 2009 Medulloblastoma Autologous
April 2009 Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia Allogeneic (sibling)
May 2009 Cerebral Palsy Autologous
December 2010 Cerebral Palsy Autologous
May 2011 Cerebral Palsy Autologous
August 2011 Cerebral Palsy Autologous
March 2013 Diagnostic Purpose
April 2013 Blackfan-Diamond Anaemia Allogeneic (sibling)
July 2013 Cerebral Palsy Autologous
July 2013 Cerebral Palsy Autologous
December 2013 Cerebral Palsy Autologous
October 2014 Beta Thalassemia Major Allogeneic (sibling)
January 2015 Diagnostic Purpose
March 2016 Beta Thalassaemia Major Allogeneic (sibling)
April 2017 Beta Thalassaemia Major Allogeneic (sibling)