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Bone marrow transplants

Bone marrow transplants

despite recruitment successes, national program may be underutilized : report to congressional committees.

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Published by United States General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Bone marrow -- Transplantation.,
    • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.,
    • Bone Marrow Transplantation -- standards -- United States.,
    • Bone Marrow Transplantation -- utilization -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRD123.5 .B665 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 33 p. :
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3731817M
      LC Control Number2003387978
      OCLC/WorldCa51530329

      Hematological disorders treated by bone marrow or stem cell transplantation (see F). Consider under a disability for at least 12 consecutive months from the date of transplantation. After that, evaluate any residual impairment(s) under the criteria for the affected body system. A bone marrow transplant (BMT) is a treatment for children with certain types of cancer or other diseases. The goal of BMT is to replace a child's diseased bone marrow with healthy bone marrow.

      Bone marrow transplants can help some people who have certain types of blood cancer, or a problem with their bone marrow. Here are a few things to think about when you’re deciding if .   A bone marrow transplant (BMT, or stem cell transplant, hematopoietic cell transplantation) is a procedure to replace damaged bone marrow with healthy stem cells. The transplant is performed to treat people of all ages suffering from hematological and autoimmune diseases, in particular, leukemia (blood cancer), lymphoma, anaemia, myeloma, and /5().

      Population served: People with an interest in bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, worldwide Mission: To motivate, empower and enlighten people with an interest in bone marrow transplantation through peer support, education and awareness of this difficult but potentially life-saving procedure. For certain diseases of the bone marrow and blood, doctors perform a bone marrow transplant to implant some healthy bone marrow from a genetically compatible donor into a patient in the hope it will grow and replace the diseased marrow. Often, the patient’s own cancerous marrow is destroyed prior to restoring the patient’s marrow with the new healthy donor cells.


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Knowing what to expect will make things easier for Size: 1MB. A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that infuses healthy blood-forming stem cells into your body to replace your damaged or diseased bone marrow.

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Distinguish between the different types of blood and marrow transplants as evidenced by an understanding of the unique issues that can occur with each type. Summarize the pre-transplant evaluation process for patients and donors, including important aspects to consider when choosing a donor.

Differentiate between acute. Purpose/Objectives: To examine a comprehensive view of quality of life (QOL) post-bone marrow transplant (post-BMT) and to evaluate the psychometric properties of an instrument designed to measure QOL in this population.5/5.

Bone marrow transplants are performed when a person’s marrow isn’t healthy enough to function properly. This could be due to chronic infections, disease, or Author: Brian Krans. A bone marrow transplant could be recommended by your bone marrow transplant surgeon if your bone marrow shows an inability to produce stem cells.

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