Blood diseases rank first among life-threatening diseases in childhood. Every year in our country, thousands of children are diagnosed with blood cancer. Early diagnosis and proper treatment planning are of great importance for successful treatment of blood diseases that require bone marrow transplantation, especially leukemias.
Bone marrow transplantation is the most important way to be successful in the treatment of blood diseases observed in childhood and in children’s bone marrow transplantation.
Bone marrow transplantation plays an important role in the treatment of acquired diseases such as congenital and leukemia, acquired aplastic anemia, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, such as thalassemia, Fanconi aplastic anemia, immunodeficiency, metabolic diseases in childhood. A bone marrow transplant is a procedure in which a person’s bone marrow is transplanted into a person’s body.
What Should Be The Characteristics Of A Stem Cell Transplant Center?
In our stem cell transplant units, various measures are taken to prevent infections that may be transmitted to patients from the external environment.
At the entrance of each patient room, there is a special section between the room and the corridor, and both transplant personnel and companions are provided to be free of infections that they can carry from outside in this section.
Bone marrow transplantation has been to use separate elevators are provided.
The bone marrow transplant unit is located, which allows only authorized personnel to escape to the floor where special security measures.
IstHealth Children’s bone marrow transplant units are designed to allow patients to comfortably undergo this process.
During the transplant, the food that patients desire is prepared under special conditions.
Hepafilter systems were used to clean airborne particles throughout the transport unit to ensure their protection from infections.
All types of bone marrow transplantation, including autologous, allogeneic (related and unrelated) and haploidental, can be performed in patients between the ages of 0-18 in the transplant unit. It is important to note that each patient is special within himself and that the transplant process should be carried out within this framework.