Severalnewsoutlets report that a patient died after having received her own adult stem cells directly injected to her kidneys in an unnamed private Bangkok clinic. A postmortem revealed that the sites of injection had weird growths - 'tangled mixtures of blood vessels and bone marrow cells'. Researchers say the treatment almost certainly killed her.
Dr. Chidpong writes to us that it's unfair to him that people post negative feedback about him. Here is his full email:
Dear Web master
My name is Dr. Chidpong Thongkum. I request for inspection the comments under my name.
I think this was not fair to me and even worst ,there were incorrect information that disturbed our beloved institute.
I work for the royal family which is true but my private practice is nothing to do with the institute.
I can’t stand this and so does our Royal guard authority .
Please do something ( e.g.: delete my name from your web site or send me the sender IP address ).
Or else I will report this incident to the Government ‘s authority that that take care for this issues.
My e mail address : [removed]
Gr.capt. Chidpong Thongkum MD.
I was wondering if those comments praised him would he still say it's unfair?
Is it fair for patients to see a doctor not knowing anything about him/her at all? I don't think so. When you want to check out a new restaurant, a new movie, etc, you ask around for opinions, because you don't want to waste your time and money on something not worth the plate it is on. Here we're talking about your life, your only one life. This site and others like this is meant to empower patients with information they never had. So instead of shouting "unfair", maybe the doctor should try to give better care to his patients.
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