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  • blood
  • Bone marrow is the soft and sponge-like tissue found inside the body's larger bones that produces blood cells. (labtestsonline.org)
  • The primary function of the bone marrow is to produce red blood cells (RBCs), platelets, and white blood cells (WBCs). (labtestsonline.org)
  • The marrow produces RBCs at a rate that replaces old RBCs that age and degrade or are lost through bleeding, striving to maintain a relatively constant number of RBCs in the blood. (labtestsonline.org)
  • cells
  • A bone marrow aspiration collects a sample of the fluid that contains cells so that they can be examined under a microscope and/or evaluated with other tests. (labtestsonline.org)
  • hematopoietic stem cell trans
  • Recent advances in medical technology, such as bone marrow and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and the use of intensive chemotherapeutic regimens, have added substantially to the number of patients who are able to survive neoplastic disorders but do so with seriously impaired host defense mechanisms that compromise their ability to resist or contain infections. (nih.gov)
  • MSCs
  • The safety and efficacy of repeated administration of bone marrow-derived MSCs to regulate the immune system and promote some degree of disease control in newly diagnosed T1DM patients was assessed. (lifemapsc.com)
  • registry
  • Or the donor may be a matched unrelated donor (MUD) found on a bone marrow registry. (ahealthyme.com)
  • Richard Midkiff, Task Force Ultimate night battle noncommissioned officer, Operation Cold Steel II , was asked while in the Navy as an enlisted sailor to be part of the Department of Defense bone marrow registry in 2002 and he gladly accepted. (army.mil)
  • I am extremely proud about this young man Naval, who is now India's first unrelated bone marrow donor through the registry. (medindia.net)
  • Subsequent
  • The present invention relates generally to methods and apparatus for recovering bone marrow from a patient and subsequent collection and storage. (google.es)
  • methods
  • Methods and apparatus are presented for extracting and collecting bone marrow from the jawbone of a patient before, during, or after dental procedures. (google.es)
  • The method and apparatus further provides a readily accessible, and easily harvested, source of bone marrow without the drawbacks of current extraction methods. (google.es)
  • cancer
  • With the number of cancer survivors growing, the medical profession needs to start paying more attention to how to keep these people healthy throughout their now-extended lifetimes, said senior researcher Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi. (oralcancernews.org)