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What has to match between a donor and recipient for a bone marrow transplant to be successful?
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Tissue type
The tissue type of the recipient and donor must match.
This is a measurement of the hla type which looks at proteins on the surface of our cells that help the immune system recognize 'self' verus 'non-self.'.

In brief: Tissue type
The tissue type of the recipient and donor must match.
This is a measurement of the hla type which looks at proteins on the surface of our cells that help the immune system recognize 'self' verus 'non-self.'.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: (HLA)
An essential component of allogeneic transplantation is to identify a human leukocyte antigens (hla)-matched bone marrow donor. Ideally, a brother, sister or possibly another family member can serve as the bone marrow donor. However, many patients do not have a suitable family member to serve as a donor.

In brief: (HLA)
An essential component of allogeneic transplantation is to identify a human leukocyte antigens (hla)-matched bone marrow donor. Ideally, a brother, sister or possibly another family member can serve as the bone marrow donor. However, many patients do not have a suitable family member to serve as a donor.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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