Bone Marrow Transplantation Medications
Definition of Bone Marrow Transplantation:
Bone marrow transplantation is a medical procedure that involves stem cell transplantation. The common feature of recipients is a need for blood stem cells. Most recipients are leukemia patients or others who have been exposed to high doses of chemotherapy or total body irradiation resulting in destruction of their bone marrow stem cells. Other patients who receive bone marrow transplants include pediatric cases where the patient has an inborn defect such as severe combined immunodeficiency or congenital neutropenia and was born with either no blood stem cells or defective stem cells. Other conditions that bone marrow transplants are considered for include thalassemia major, sickle cell disease and aplastic anemia.
Drugs associated with Bone Marrow Transplantation
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Bone Marrow Transplantation. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
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