The blood and bone marrow transplantation center at Apollo Hospitals, India has performed over 700 transplants with an excellent success rate. Apollo Hospitals, India 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 Hospitals at Chennai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and 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.