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How long is the pressure in the illiac crest after taking the stem cells for a bone marrow transplant?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Blood stem cells

Most of the time stem cells are taken from the blood so there is no need to take them from the iliac crest.
When bone marrow is harvested there is moderate discomfort after the procedure for a few days.

In brief: Blood stem cells

Most of the time stem cells are taken from the blood so there is no need to take them from the iliac crest.
When bone marrow is harvested there is moderate discomfort after the procedure for a few days.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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