MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship
Consultant - General Haematology, Haematolo Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Hemato Oncologist, Hematologist, Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist
MBBS, Diploma - Child Health, Fellowship - Pediatric Oncology
Consultant - Pediatrics, Pediatric Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist, Hemato Oncologist, Pediatrician
Why choose Credihealth?
We, at Credihealth, aim to offer access to paramount healthcare services to all in India. We are in partnership with a wide range of doctors and hospitals across the country. More than 35000 doctors work with us to provide excellent medical care. We value user privacy.
Credihealth is a health care community. Here, we try to clear all your medical queries. We also offer assistance in all forms of medical needs from booking an appointment to hospitalization. Our approach is centered towards the patients and their medical needs.
What does a bone marrow transplant mean?
The bone marrow is located inside the bones. It is fatty tissue that produces blood cells. Bone marrow also consists of stem-cells. These stem-cells are immature cells that form blood.
A bone marrow transplant is a procedure in which an unhealthy bone marrow is replaced with a healthy one. The health of bone marrow may be affected by some disease, infection or chemotherapy. In a bone marrow transplant, blood stem-cells are transplanted to promote the growth of new marrow. Basically, damaged cells are replaced with healthy cells in a transplant.
Why would you need a bone marrow transplant?
The blood stem cells may be damaged due to various reasons. These include chronic infections, diseases or cancer treatments. Some conditions that lead to the requirement of a bone marrow transplant are:
Cancers that affect the bone marrow
Other genetic diseases
What are the complications of a bone marrow transplant?
A bone marrow transplant can be a risky surgical procedure. A number of complications are associated with it. Some of the risks involved are mentioned below:
Stem Cell Failure
Nausea and Vomiting
Low Cells count
Graft- versus- host- disease (GVHD)
Mr Atif (name changed), a resident of Hyderabad contacted Credihealth, seeking help for his grand daughter Sofia (name changed) ‘s cancer treatment in Mumbai. Sofia was recommended a bone marrow transplant (BMT) and had to get some specific medical test which wasn’t easily available. She was also facing some discomfort in her stomach which required immediate medical attention.
How we Helped:
Our medical expert arranged calls from different hospitals in Hyderabad as well as Mumbai for the specific medical test for the BMT.
The expert helped with the admission process in Mumbai and helped them reduce the cost of hospital stay as they were financially weak, by speaking with the hospital administrators.
The medical expert provided constant guidance and information regarding the medical tests, surgery, report details at the hospital, regularly followed up with Mr Atif and was available for any and every help the family required.
Sofia is doing much better now. Mr Atif was extremely happy with Credihealth’s dedication and timely services. They continue to stay in touch with Credihealth for all their medical requirements and recommend them to their near and dear ones.