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Bone Marrow Transplant

Bone Marrow Transplant Cost in India


  • Bone marrow transplant is performed to change the wounded, infected, or destroyed bone marrow
  • Bone marrow is like spongy tissue that is located in specific areas of bones like hip, chest, skull, ribs, vertebrae, and thigh bones
  • Bone marrow consists of stem cells; these stem cells can develop in the red blood cells and transfer oxygen through your body
  • The bone marrow produces the different parts of blood like red blood cells (carries oxygen all over the body), platelets (responsible for the formation of clots), white blood cells (fight infection)
  • The bone marrow transplant process involves transplanting blood stem cells. These stem cells travel to the existing bone marrow where they produce new blood cells and helps in promoting the growth of new marrow

Bone Marrow Transplant Cost in India

For A Patient From INDIA

Bone Marrow Transplant

Starts From USD 15300
(Indian Rupees 1099152)

No. of Travellers

1

Days in Hospital

35

Days Outside Hospital

60

Total Days In India

95


  Treatment Cost

USD 61

( 15300Indian Rupee )


STARTS FROM

STARTS FROM

USD 61

  Visa FEE

USD 0

( 0 Indian Rupee )


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  Return Airfare

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( 0 Indian Rupee )


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  Hotel

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COMFORT

USD 20

3-Star

USD 45

4 and 5-Star

USD 100

Near Hospital, 2 Beds, Air-Conditioned, Attached Bathroom, TV,
FREE Wi-Fi and Breakfast. Kitchen for Self-Cooking.

Near Hospital, 2 Beds, Air-Conditioned, Attached Bathroom, TV,
Round the Clock Room Service, FREE Wi-Fi and Daily Breakfast. Kitchen available for self-cooking.

Near Hospital, 2 Beds, Air-Conditioned, Attached Bathroom, TV,
Round the Clock Service, FREE Wi-Fi and Daily Breakfast. Entertainment, Swimming Pool and other comfort.

  Food

USD 0

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USD 8

VARIETY

USD 15

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3 USD * 2 person * 0 days

  Miscellaneous

USD 3

( 218 Indian Rupee )


5% of all the above expenses. Usually covers - Medicines, unknown expenses, near by sight seeing etc.

Approximate Total Cost For 24 Hour Holter Monitoring in India

USD64

( 4,584 Indian Rupee )

(Includes Cost of Treatment, Visa, Return Airfare, Hotel, Food, Daily Commute, Miscellaneous)


Why do you need a bone marrow transplant?

Bone marrow transplant is performed to treat the bone marrow that is not healthy. 

Some of the common reasons for bone marrow transplant include-

• Cancers like leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. These cancers affect the bone marrow.

• Chemotherapy, sometimes bone marrow gets damaged due to chemotherapy treatment.

• Aplastic anemia, in this disease the bone marrow stops making new blood cells.

• Thalassemia, in this disease the body makes an unusual form of hemoglobin. It is an inherited blood disease.

Types of Bone Marrow Transplant

There are two main types of a bone marrow transplant, your surgeon will recommend you which type of transplant is suitable for you after performing the test. Type of bone marrow transplant are-

Allogeneic transplant

• In this transplant stem cells are received from the donor. The donor must be a very close genetic match.

• This treatment is performed if you have a condition that has damaged your bone marrow. The doctor may give you medicines that suppress your immune system so that your body does not attack new cells

• Closely the donor cell match, the greater the success rate of the transplant.

Autologous transplant

• In this transplant, the surgeon uses the patient's own stem cells.

• The surgeon will suggest this treatment if you have healthy bone marrow.

Procedure

The procedure mainly includes the following steps-

• The bone marrow or stem cells are collected from the donor or from the patient's own body, depending upon the type of transplant.

• Then the existing bone marrow is completely destroyed so that the new stem cells or bone marrow can be established.

• In the last step, the surgeon implants the new bone marrow through the veins.

Side effects     

• Bone pain

• Increased risk of occurring of other cancers

• Thyroid problems

• Poor concentration


Frequently Asked Questions about Bone Marrow Transplant

Q. What is the time period in the hospital?

It would be around 40 to 100 days after the transplant.

 

Q. Does it cause pain during the transplant?

During the treatment, you will not feel any pain because you are under the condition of anesthesia.

 

Q. What is life expectancy after the treatment?

Patients who have survived for 5 years after bone marrow transplant have the chance of surviving another 15 years, but life expectancy is not fully restored.

 

Q. Does the donation of bone marrow shorten the donor’s life?

No, there are no side effects of donating bone marrow. The doctor only takes 3% to 6% of a donor bone marrow and the cells replace itself after 4 to 7 months.

 

Q. Does bone marrow transplant heal cancer?

It is effective in curing certain cancers like leukemia and lymphoma.

 

Q. What should be the age of the donor?

Age should be between 18 to 61 years, your doctor will suggest you the donation after having your medical checkup.

 

Q. What are the precautions after the surgery?

• Follow a hygienic routine to avoid infections. Wash hands properly before and after eating.

• Avoid close contact with people who are suffering from any type of respiratory disease like cough or cold

• Quit smoking

• Visit your doctor for regular checkups



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