How a Bone Marrow Transplant Is Performed?

When the doctor you are consulting thinks you’re ready, He will give you Bone Marrow Transplant. The procedure of BMT is similar to the blood transfusion procedure.

How a Bone Marrow Transplant Is Performed

In the case of allogeneic transplant, bone marrow cells will be harvested from the donor a day or two before the procedure. If your own cells are being used, they’ll be retrieved from the stem cell bank.

Cells for BMT are collected in two ways.

During a bone marrow harvest, cells are collected from both hipbones through a needle. You go under anaesthesia for this procedure, it means you’ll be asleep and free from any pain.

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