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How Big Is The Chance Of Any One Person Needing A Bone Marrow Transplant
15,000 a year: It is hard to answer because the number of diseases that require bone marrow transplant vary, and the types of cells used also very. It is estimated that about 15, 000 patients need a bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant in the us each year; according to the health resources and services administration. http://bloodcell.transplant.hrsa.gov/about/general_faqs/index.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more
If a stage four lung cancer patient is spread to the bones, would having a bone marrow transplant increase the likelihood of survival?
It depends: Chances of you being a match are low but real. So be prepared to keep your commitment in case you receive a call to be the real donor because they have someone whose hla typing matches yours...The chances are less than one in a thousand unless you are blood related with the donor. ...Read more
Please name the treatment. I have all a type of leukemia. How painful is a bone marrow transplant?
See below: It is not a painful process for most patients. ...Read more
How successful is the kidney transplant if the donor has a different blood group? Does the graft have chancesof failing early?
Great if compatible: Excellent outcomes occur for kidney donors with different blood groups than their recipients if the pair is compatible (don a-recip ab; don b - recip ab; don o-recip a, b orab). Incompatible paired kidney transplants are subject to antibody based rejection due to the difference in blood types. Prevention with plasmapheresis, use of Rituxan (rituximab) is good not perfect. Yes, early failure can still happen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the survival rate of a 73 year old who is done of chemotherapy for 7 days and he is going to have a bone marrow transplant?
Need more informatio: We need to know the Diagnosis(what condition does this patient have? Is it multiple multiple Myeloma or some other blood disorder. Further there are 2 different types of Bone marrow Transplants(BMT): Autologous and Allogeneic....which one is he going to have? Survival is dependent on the diagnosis as well as on the type of BMT. ...Read more
What outcome can I expect from a bone marrow transplant? What is the success rate for bone marrow transplants?
What is the survival rate of a patient with complete liver damage if they have a liver transplant. ?
What is the chance of survival of a patient with cancer of the pancreas. How long do they survive ?
Short: If the tumor is large and could not be removed , the survival is short. ...Read more
Depends on the type: This will depend on the type of transplant (own cells = autologous or donor cells = allogeneic), the age and physical condition of the patient and what complications, if any, developed. Roughly the recovery for an autologous transplant is 1-3 months and for an allogeneic transplant it is 3-12 months. ...Read more
Good: Transplants for nonmalignant diseases generally have more favorable outcomes, with survival rate of 70-90% if the donor is a matched sibling and 36-65% if the donor is unrelated. Transplants for acute leukemias (eg, all, aml) in remission at the time of transplant have survival rates of 55-68% if the donor is related and 26-50% if the donor is unrelated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi there, my question is will a blood transfusion made in a two weeks time before the bone marrow aspiration would affect the testing?
How to become a bone marrow donor? I'm interested in becoming a bone marrow donor, but i don't know anything about what that procedure involves.
Red Cross: Speak to your local red cross representative. They may be able to do testing, or refer to you a hospital where you can be tested. The procedure for harvesting a bone marrow sample is often painful, as you have to pierce the iliac crest in your hip to get to it. This will be anesthetized, but it can still often be painful. ...Read more
This refers to using chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy to treat patients and then replacing their bone marrow cells with their own stem cells (autologous transplant) or a donors stem cells (allogeneic transplant). Bone marrow transplant generally refers to using bone marrow cells but is often used when using stem cells collected ...Read more
Bone marrow is the flexible tissue found in the interior of bones. In humans, red blood cells are produced in the heads of long bones, in a process known as hematopoesis. On average, bone marrow constitutes 4% of the total body mass of humans; in an adult weighing 65 kilograms (140 lb), bone marrow accounts for approximately ...Read more
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