Reasons for Bone Marrow Transplant
Why Bone Marrow Transplant is Performed
Alternate Names for Bone Marrow Transplant:
Transplant, bone marrow
Reasons for Procedure
This procedure is done if the stem cells in your bone marrow are not functioning or are deficient. This may be caused by:
- Cancer (eg, leukemia , lymphoma )
- Cancer treatment ( chemotherapy , radiation )
- Immunodeficiency disorders
- Severe anemia (eg, aplastic anemia )
- Blood disorders (eg, sickle cell disease , thalassemia )
Learn what the procedure is. Find out how it is performed.
Find out why and when this procedure should be done.
Learn about possible complications and what might increase the risk of them.
What to Expect
Find out how long it will take, what they will be doing and what to expect afterwards.
What are the next steps and other possible tests needed after you have received the results.
Call Your Doctor
What to look out for and when to call your doctor after a procedure has been done.
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