bone marrow transplant


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bone marrow transplant

n.
A technique in which bone marrow is transplanted from one individual to another, or removed from and transplanted to the same individual, in order to stimulate production of blood cells. It is used to treat malignancies, certain forms of anemia, and immunologic deficiencies.
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Now the researchers have found that the myxoma virus, found in rabbits, can do double duty, quelling the unwanted side effects of a bone marrow transplant and destroying cancer cells, said the study published in the journal Blood.
The experts stressed on the need for setting up quality bone marrow transplant centres, better control of infections and increasing funding for bone marrow transplant in Pakistan.
A(r) Parvez Ahmed from Quaide Azam International Hospital, Islamabad, Brigadier Syed Kamran Mehmood from Armed Forces Bone Marrow Transplant Centre, Dr.
The doctors sourced matching bone marrow cells from unrelated donors from across the world and carried out the transplants at Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Narayana Health City.
He pointed out that so far over fifteen hundred Bone Marrow Transplants have been performed in Pakistan which includes 609 at NIBD and the main problem was shortage of donors besides financial constraints as well as human resources.
A bone marrow transplant is not a surgical procedure, and the standards for bone marrow transplants (the JACIE standards) are currently advisory rather than mandatory.
Dixit is now the first patient in the national Capital to be cured of cancer with a half- matched bone marrow transplant.
Nearly 60 patients come only from Azerbaijan in one year for bone marrow transplant.
Muscat A bone marrow transplant in the south Indian city of Bengaluru has given a new ray of hope to an Omani girl who is suffering from leukaemia.
The patient who contracted the bacteria, which cannot be passed from person to person, is being treated with antibiotics and remains on the bone marrow transplant unit.

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