autologous bone marrow transplantation

A procedure in which bone marrow is removed from a person, stored, and then given back to the person after intensive treatment.

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  • autologous bone marrow transplantation — see bone marrow t …   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

  • autologous bone marrow — In transplantation, refers to a person s own bone marrow. Bone marrow is the soft, sponge like tissue in the center of most large bones that produces white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • 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

  • autologous stem cell transplantation — (ASCT) a treatment for advanced or refractory solid tumors such as neuroblastomas, lymphomas, and Ewing sarcoma. Stem cells from the bone marrow or blood are withdrawn prior to high dose irradiation or chemotherapy that destroys many of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Bone marrow — Simplified illustration of cells in bone marrow. Latin medulla ossium Code TA …   Wikipedia

  • Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplant for Cartilage Growth — Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are pluripotent cells found in multiple human adult tissues including bone marrow, synovial tissues, and adipose tissues. Since they are derived from the mesoderm, they have been shown to differentiate into bone,… …   Wikipedia

  • Autologous — In blood transfusion and transplantation, a situation in which the donor and recipient are the same person. Patients scheduled for non emergency surgery may be autologous donors by donating blood for themselves that will be stored until the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Autologous chondrocyte implantation — (ACI, ATC code M09AX02) is a biomedical treatment that repairs damages in articular cartilage. ACI provides pain relief while at the same time slowing down the progression or considerably delaying partial or total joint replacement (knee… …   Wikipedia

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