Bone marrow transplant Sentence Examples
Josh Eaton's Home Page A 7 year old who has had a bone marrow transplant for Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Graft Versus Host A term used in donor bone marrow transplant.
What can go wrong There are up to 2,000 patients waiting for a bone marrow transplant at any given time.
A bone marrow transplant involves removing marrow from a donor and transplanting blood-forming cells to a recipient.
There are two ways of doing a bone marrow transplant.Advertisement
This mode of bone marrow transplant is in the early 2000s being investigated in clinical trials.
This mode of bone marrow transplant is as of the early 2000s being investigated in clinical trials.
In some severe cases, a bone marrow transplant or thymus transplant can be performed to correct the problem.
If a bone marrow transplant is not successfully performed, the child usually may not live beyond two years of age.
About two-thirds of children who have severe malignant infantile osteopetrosis die before age ten unless they have a successful bone marrow transplant.Advertisement
The more severe form of congenital osteopetrosis is usually fatal within the first ten years of life unless successfully treated with a bone marrow transplant.
Since a bone marrow transplant requires a very close genetic match, it can be hard to match donors and recipients.