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What is a Bone Marrow Transplant?

Bone Marrow Transplant is a procedure carried out in order to replace damaged or improperly functioning bone marrow stem cells with a set of healthier ones. Bone Marrow Test or transplant at Paras Hospitals is undertaken for children and adults using one of the three procedures depending on the conditions and cell availability - transplant through own cells or an Autologous transplant, using cells from an umbilical cord called a Cord-blood transplant or cells from a donor called an Allogeneic transplant.

What is bone marrow and stem cells?

Bone marrow is the soft, fatty tissue inside your bones which is responsible for producing blood cells. Bone marrow contains stem cells that give rise to all the different blood cells.

 

What is the transplant procedure?

The procedure involved in bone marrow transplant broadly includes the following steps:

  • Stem cells are infused in the body through the body’s central line, which is generally painless
  • The process will be done over a number of sessions for a few days
  • The cells then start working to create new blood cells and the blood count starts to recover over a week’s time
  • The patient then receives blood transfusions and fluids
  • The procedure is followed by observation and medications to avoid infections and help the new marrow grow

 

Why choose Paras for Bone Marrow Test & Transplants?

Paras Hospitals’ years of experience and expertise provide customers with comprehensive treatments, and the expert doctors who undertake bone marrow transplants also help treat various conditions including cancer.

 

Paras’s specialized team of oncologists, hematologists, psychologists and psychiatrists, transplant coordinators, transfusion medicine nurses, physician assistants, social workers, dietitians etc. help you undergo a bone marrow transplant in maximum care and comfort.