allogeneic bone marrow transplantation

A procedure in which a person receives stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) from a genetically similar, but not identical, donor.

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  • Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation — is a procedure in which a person receives stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) from a genetically similar, but not identical, donor. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=45114 Allogeneic bone… …   Wikipedia

  • bone marrow transplantation — (BMT) intravenous infusion of autologous, syngeneic, or allogeneic bone marrow or stem cells (see peripheral blood progenitor cells, under cell); done to treat malignancies such as leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and selected solid tumors, as well… …   Medical dictionary

  • bone marrow transplantation — A procedure to replace bone marrow that has been destroyed by treatment with high doses of anticancer drugs or radiation. Transplantation may be autologous (an individual s own marrow saved before treatment), allogeneic (marrow donated by someone …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • bone marrow transplant — ▪ medicine Introduction  the transfer of bone marrow from a healthy donor to a recipient whose own bone marrow is affected by disease. Bone marrow transplant may be used to treat aplastic anemia; sickle cell anemia; various malignant diseases of… …   Universalium

  • Stem cell transplantation — Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) or bone marrow transplantation is a medical procedure in the field of hematology and oncology that involves transplantation of hematopoietic stem cells (HSC). It is most often performed for people… …   Wikipedia

  • Organ transplantation in the People's Republic of China — Trend in kidney and liver transplants in the People s Republic of China (1997–2007)[1] Organ transplantation in the People s Republic of China has taken place since t …   Wikipedia

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  • Organ transplantation — Intervention Cosmas and Damian miraculously transplant the (black) leg of a Moor onto the (white) body of Justinian. Ditzingen, 16th century ICD 10 PCS …   Wikipedia

  • Peripheral stem cell transplantation — is a method of replacing blood forming cells destroyed by cancer treatment. Immature blood cells (stem cells) in the circulating blood that are similar to those in the bone marrow are given to the patient after treatment. This helps the bone… …   Wikipedia

  • peripheral stem cell transplantation — A method of replacing blood forming cells destroyed by cancer treatment. Immature blood cells (stem cells) in the circulating blood that are similar to those in the bone marrow are given to the patient after treatment. This helps the bone marrow… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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