bone marrow harvesting

bone marrow harvesting

The collecting of bone marrow for storage and future use in autologous bone marrow transplantation. The marrow is usually obtained from the iliac crest under general anaesthesia.

bone marrow harvesting

Hematology The collecting of disease-free BM for storage and future use in BM transplant
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Increasingly, stem cell mobilization is being used as a method of collecting stem cells, either for autologous use or for donation, instead of the surgical procedure of bone marrow harvesting.
8220;The Bio-MAC Bone Marrow Aspiration Catheter makes marrow harvesting much easier for clinicians and increases access of bone marrow aspirate for the patients, while decreasing the complication and pain associated with other current bone marrow harvesting devices,” states Dr.
Bone marrow harvesting is currently an arduous and expensive operative procedure requiring hospitalization, general anesthesia, and a team of physicians.
She went through a bone marrow harvesting procedure which is now keeping the cancer at bay.
Mobilized HSCs can be collected by leukapheresis, a process that is generally preferred to invasive bone marrow harvesting.
The Patient Aid Program has assisted hundreds of patients with the cost of donor searches, compatibility testing, bone marrow harvesting, medications, home and child care services, medical equipment, transportation, cord blood banking, and housing expenses associated with the transplant.
The Company introduced the first powered bone marrow harvesting system in 1998.
Apheresis is less invasive than bone marrow harvesting and requires no anesthesia.
Bone marrow harvesting has been the procedure traditionally used to obtain stem cells from the bone marrow.

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