hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

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hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Hematology A therapy in which defective hematopoietic cells are replaced with normal BM cells after chemotherapy and/or RT Indications AML, breast CA, CML, germ cell tumors, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloma, neuroblastoma, ovarian CA, Wilms' tumor; nonmalignant lesions–congenital metabolic diseases, SCID
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For patients with blood cancers such as leukemia and multiple myeloma, a bone marrow transplant can be both curative and perilous.
Bone marrow transplant experts such as Professor Dr Salman Adil from the Agha Khan University in Karachi, Major General Tariq Mehmood Satti from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Major General (retired) Parvez Ahmed from the Quid-i-Azam International Hospital, Islamabad, Brigadier Syed Kamran Mehmood from the Armed Forces Bone Marrow Transplant Centre, Dr Alia Zaidi and Assistant Professor Dr Yasir Yousafzai from KMU-IBMS spoke at the event.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar in collaboration with Quaid e Azam International Hospital (QIH), Islamabad organized a one day awareness symposium on Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) here at KMU-Multi Purposes Hall.
Talking to media, Dr Sikanndar said procedure of bone-marrow transplant is very costly and private sector hospitals charges Rs million per patient, while bone marrow transplant surgery facility is presently not available government-sector hospitals.
12 -- Narayana Health City treats four Sri Lankan children suffering from thalassemia major, a life-threatening disorder, through unrelated donor bone marrow transplant.
He also disclosed that Punjab government t is planning to establish a 500-bed Punjab Institute of Blood Diseases and Bone Marrow Transplant center.
Depending on the source of bone marrow or stem cells, bone marrow transplant procedures are classified as peripheral stem cell transplant (PSCT) or conventional bone marrow transplant.
Very few health providers in India have invested in the sophisticated infrastructure and expertise required for a Bone Marrow Transplant.
With support of the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, with whom we have a partnership arrangement, the Bone Marrow Transplant pathway has now been strengthened.
HIV that appeared to disappear after receiving a bone marrow transplant may be returning An American man whose HIV seemed to disappear after receiving a bone marrow transplant for leukemia may be showing hints the disease is returning, which has sparked a debate over whether a cure was really achieved.
After undergoing a bone marrow transplant last September, the lovely anchor returned to the studio, but it was for an off camera appearance.
Muscat: The Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) yesterday signed a contract to build the National Centre for the Treatment of Blood Diseases and Bone Marrow Transplant.