The blood and bone marrow transplantation center at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata has performed over 700 transplants with an excellent success rate. Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata is also a trusted name in BMT for international patients, as the hospital has not just a highly qualified BMT team, but also very stringent infection control norms which are critical for BMT patients. BMT treatment is available at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata.
- Sources of Hematopoietic Stem Cells: Bone Marrow is the tissue that is found inside our bones. It is a spongy texture and is rich in stem cells. Bone marrow is collected from the iliac crest (hip bone) in the operating room.
- Peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC): Stem cells are collected from the circulating blood stream using a process called apheresis.
- Umbilical Cord Blood: The cord of new born babies is a rich source of stem cells.