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What are the ways that docs determing who recieves bone marrow during a heart transplant?

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There are bone marrow transplants for some malignant diseases- leukemias etc.
Heart transplant would be unusual to have bone marrow transplant concomitantly i think. We do cut the sternum and its marrow while opening the chest.

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There are bone marrow transplants for some malignant diseases- leukemias etc.
Heart transplant would be unusual to have bone marrow transplant concomitantly i think. We do cut the sternum and its marrow while opening the chest.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Craig Carter
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What are you talking about? Bone marrow transplants are used for cancer patients and heart transplants are used for end- stage cardiac issues.

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What are you talking about? Bone marrow transplants are used for cancer patients and heart transplants are used for end- stage cardiac issues.
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