Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how long after bone marrow transplant does a patient stay in the hospital

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: It depends on things such as the type of transplant (autologous with the patient's own cells or allogeneic with a donor's cells), chemotherapy regimen ... Read More
5
5 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Varies alot: It depends upon engraftment (when the blood count rises enough to be safe) and on complications. Usually no less than about 3 weeks.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Hospital stay : Allo transplant 3-4 weeks; auto transplant 1 week on an average.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
This varies: With many of the peripheral blood stem cell transplants, some programs do the whole procedure as an outpatient, keeping the patient close to the cente ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
Speak with Team: You really need to speak directly with the team doing your bone marrow transplant for their advice and recommendations.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not Necessarily: Following autologous bone marrow/stem cell transplantation, no immunosuppressive drugs are prescribed because there is no risk of graft-versus-host di ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Bone marrow transplantation is often used as therapy for patients who are unresponsive to standard therapy.
31
31 thanks
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Bone marrow transplants have been used to treat refractory lymphoma with some degree of success.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Adjust immune meds: We don't have much options when it comes to bk virus - it doesn't cause much robles except when it comes to transplants. The simplest solution most te ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Intense regimen...: Typically bone marrow transplants completely destroy (ablate) your marrow, usually using a combination of intense chemo and radiation. The new marrow ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month