Bone Marrow Transplant for benign and malignant diseases

Bone Marrow Transplant for benign and malignant diseases

Bone marrow transplant is a procedure where a person's faulty bone marrow stem cells are replaced by healthy ones. Bone marrow transplants are done to treat patients suffering from leukemia, and severe blood diseases such as thalassemias, aplastic anemia, and sickle cell anemia, as well as multiple myeloma and certain immune deficiency diseases.

 

Why choose Manipal Hospital

Manipal Hospital has the most advanced cancer care and treatment facilities to perform the most complex bone marrow transplants. Our transplant surgeons are the best in their league to diagnose and stage the perfect bone marrow therapy for both benign and malignant cancers.

 

Solutions for Bone Marrow Transplant

Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside some of your bones, such as your hip and thigh bones, which contains precious stem cells. The stem cells can develop into red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout the body, white blood cells, which fight infections, and platelets, which help the blood to clot. Bone marrow transplant from a matching donor is done to treat patients with Acute and chronic leukemia, Aplastic anemia, Bone marrow failure syndromes, Hodgkin's lymphoma and Immune deficiencies.

 

Complexities of Bone Marrow transplant

Some of the possible complications arising from a bone marrow transplant include graft-versus-host disease, stem cell (graft) failure, organ damage, infections, cataracts, infertility, and new cancers.

 

Number of cases

Our centre of excellence in cancer care has excelled in the number of successful bone marrow transplants at over 8 lakh cases.

 

Success of bone marrow transplant

Once considered a difficult and rare surgery, bone marrow transplantation is rated among the greatest success stories in cancer treatment. It has boosted survival rates from nearly zero to more than 85 percent for some blood cancers.

 

Infection control protocol

Bone marrow transplant patients require maximum care and comfort following the transplant. Our infection control policy enables the patient to recuperate in the most comfortable and sterile environment under the kind care of our efficient team of nurses.

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