The soft tissue filling the cavities of bones. Bone marrow exists in two types, yellow and red. Yellow marrow is found in the large cavities of large bones and consists mostly of fat cells and a few primitive blood cells. Red marrow is a hematopoietic tissue and is the site of production of erythrocytes and granular leukocytes. Bone marrow is made up of a framework of connective tissue containing branching fibers with the frame being filled with marrow cells.
Cells contained in the bone marrow including fat cells (see ADIPOCYTES); STROMAL CELLS; MEGAKARYOCYTES; and the immediate precursors of most blood cells.
The transference of BONE MARROW from one human or animal to another for a variety of purposes including HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION or MESENCHYMAL STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION.
A specialized CONNECTIVE TISSUE that is the main constituent of the SKELETON. The principle cellular component of bone is comprised of OSTEOBLASTS; OSTEOCYTES; and OSTEOCLASTS, while FIBRILLAR COLLAGENS and hydroxyapatite crystals form the BONE MATRIX.
The continuous turnover of BONE MATRIX and mineral that involves first an increase in BONE RESORPTION (osteoclastic activity) and later, reactive BONE FORMATION (osteoblastic activity). The process of bone remodeling takes place in the adult skeleton at discrete foci. The process ensures the mechanical integrity of the skeleton throughout life and plays an important role in calcium HOMEOSTASIS. An imbalance in the regulation of bone remodeling's two contrasting events, bone resorption and bone formation, results in many of the metabolic bone diseases, such as OSTEOPOROSIS.
Removal of bone marrow and evaluation of its histologic picture.
Neoplasms located in the bone marrow. They are differentiated from neoplasms composed of bone marrow cells, such as MULTIPLE MYELOMA. Most bone marrow neoplasms are metastatic.
Progenitor cells from which all blood cells derive.
The amount of mineral per square centimeter of BONE. This is the definition used in clinical practice. Actual bone density would be expressed in grams per milliliter. It is most frequently measured by X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY or TOMOGRAPHY, X RAY COMPUTED. Bone density is an important predictor for OSTEOPOROSIS.
Bone loss due to osteoclastic activity.
Techniques for the removal of subpopulations of cells (usually residual tumor cells) from the bone marrow ex vivo before it is infused. The purging is achieved by a variety of agents including pharmacologic agents, biophysical agents (laser photoirradiation or radioisotopes) and immunologic agents. Bone marrow purging is used in both autologous and allogeneic BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION.
The development and formation of various types of BLOOD CELLS. Hematopoiesis can take place in the BONE MARROW (medullary) or outside the bone marrow (HEMATOPOIESIS, EXTRAMEDULLARY).
Tumors or cancer located in bone tissue or specific BONES.
Transplantation between individuals of the same species. Usually refers to genetically disparate individuals in contradistinction to isogeneic transplantation for genetically identical individuals.
The growth and development of bones from fetus to adult. It includes two principal mechanisms of bone growth: growth in length of long bones at the epiphyseal cartilages and growth in thickness by depositing new bone (OSTEOGENESIS) with the actions of OSTEOBLASTS and OSTEOCLASTS.
Diseases of BONES.
A cytologic technique for measuring the functional capacity of stem cells by assaying their activity.
Progressive restriction of the developmental potential and increasing specialization of function that leads to the formation of specialized cells, tissues, and organs.
Renewal or repair of lost bone tissue. It excludes BONY CALLUS formed after BONE FRACTURES but not yet replaced by hard bone.
Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
Irradiation of the whole body with ionizing or non-ionizing radiation. It is applicable to humans or animals but not to microorganisms.
Transplantation of an individual's own tissue from one site to another site.
An organism whose body contains cell populations of different genotypes as a result of the TRANSPLANTATION of donor cells after sufficient ionizing radiation to destroy the mature recipient's cells which would otherwise reject the donor cells.
Connective tissue cells of an organ found in the loose connective tissue. These are most often associated with the uterine mucosa and the ovary as well as the hematopoietic system and elsewhere.
The clinical entity characterized by anorexia, diarrhea, loss of hair, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, growth retardation, and eventual death brought about by the GRAFT VS HOST REACTION.
A form of anemia in which the bone marrow fails to produce adequate numbers of peripheral blood elements.
The process of bone formation. Histogenesis of bone including ossification.
Technique using an instrument system for making, processing, and displaying one or more measurements on individual cells obtained from a cell suspension. Cells are usually stained with one or more fluorescent dyes specific to cell components of interest, e.g., DNA, and fluorescence of each cell is measured as it rapidly transverses the excitation beam (laser or mercury arc lamp). Fluorescence provides a quantitative measure of various biochemical and biophysical properties of the cell, as well as a basis for cell sorting. Other measurable optical parameters include light absorption and light scattering, the latter being applicable to the measurement of cell size, shape, density, granularity, and stain uptake.
A progressive, malignant disease of the blood-forming organs, characterized by distorted proliferation and development of leukocytes and their precursors in the blood and bone marrow. Leukemias were originally termed acute or chronic based on life expectancy but now are classified according to cellular maturity. Acute leukemias consist of predominately immature cells; chronic leukemias are composed of more mature cells. (From The Merck Manual, 2006)
Extracellular substance of bone tissue consisting of COLLAGEN fibers, ground substance, and inorganic crystalline minerals and salts.
The grafting of bone from a donor site to a recipient site.
Glycoproteins found on immature hematopoietic cells and endothelial cells. They are the only molecules to date whose expression within the blood system is restricted to a small number of progenitor cells in the bone marrow.
Leukocytes with abundant granules in the cytoplasm. They are divided into three groups according to the staining properties of the granules: neutrophilic, eosinophilic, and basophilic. Mature granulocytes are the NEUTROPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and BASOPHILS.
An encapsulated lymphatic organ through which venous blood filters.
Bone-forming cells which secrete an EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX. HYDROXYAPATITE crystals are then deposited into the matrix to form bone.
A large multinuclear cell associated with the BONE RESORPTION. An odontoclast, also called cementoclast, is cytomorphologically the same as an osteoclast and is involved in CEMENTUM resorption.
Transfer of HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS from BONE MARROW or BLOOD between individuals within the same species (TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS) or transfer within the same individual (TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS). Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation has been used as an alternative to BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION in the treatment of a variety of neoplasms.
An organism that, as a result of transplantation of donor tissue or cells, consists of two or more cell lines descended from at least two zygotes. This state may result in the induction of donor-specific TRANSPLANTATION TOLERANCE.
A malignancy of mature PLASMA CELLS engaging in monoclonal immunoglobulin production. It is characterized by hyperglobulinemia, excess Bence-Jones proteins (free monoclonal IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS) in the urine, skeletal destruction, bone pain, and fractures. Other features include ANEMIA; HYPERCALCEMIA; and RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
Deficiency of all three cell elements of the blood, erythrocytes, leukocytes and platelets.
Clonal expansion of myeloid blasts in bone marrow, blood, and other tissue. Myeloid leukemias develop from changes in cells that normally produce NEUTROPHILS; BASOPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and MONOCYTES.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Synthetic or natural materials for the replacement of bones or bone tissue. They include hard tissue replacement polymers, natural coral, hydroxyapatite, beta-tricalcium phosphate, and various other biomaterials. The bone substitutes as inert materials can be incorporated into surrounding tissue or gradually replaced by original tissue.
Very large BONE MARROW CELLS which release mature BLOOD PLATELETS.
Strains of mice in which certain GENES of their GENOMES have been disrupted, or "knocked-out". To produce knockouts, using RECOMBINANT DNA technology, the normal DNA sequence of the gene being studied is altered to prevent synthesis of a normal gene product. Cloned cells in which this DNA alteration is successful are then injected into mouse EMBRYOS to produce chimeric mice. The chimeric mice are then bred to yield a strain in which all the cells of the mouse contain the disrupted gene. Knockout mice are used as EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL MODELS for diseases (DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL) and to clarify the functions of the genes.
Relatively undifferentiated cells that retain the ability to divide and proliferate throughout postnatal life to provide progenitor cells that can differentiate into specialized cells.
The developmental history of specific differentiated cell types as traced back to the original STEM CELLS in the embryo.
Clonal hematopoietic stem cell disorders characterized by dysplasia in one or more hematopoietic cell lineages. They predominantly affect patients over 60, are considered preleukemic conditions, and have high probability of transformation into ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA.
The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.
Process of classifying cells of the immune system based on structural and functional differences. The process is commonly used to analyze and sort T-lymphocytes into subsets based on CD antigens by the technique of flow cytometry.
A glycoprotein of MW 25 kDa containing internal disulfide bonds. It induces the survival, proliferation, and differentiation of neutrophilic granulocyte precursor cells and functionally activates mature blood neutrophils. Among the family of colony-stimulating factors, G-CSF is the most potent inducer of terminal differentiation to granulocytes and macrophages of leukemic myeloid cell lines.
Breaks in bones.
Lymphocytes responsible for cell-mediated immunity. Two types have been identified - cytotoxic (T-LYMPHOCYTES, CYTOTOXIC) and helper T-lymphocytes (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER). They are formed when lymphocytes circulate through the THYMUS GLAND and differentiate to thymocytes. When exposed to an antigen, they divide rapidly and produce large numbers of new T cells sensitized to that antigen.
Form of leukemia characterized by an uncontrolled proliferation of the myeloid lineage and their precursors (MYELOID PROGENITOR CELLS) in the bone marrow and other sites.
The survival of a graft in a host, the factors responsible for the survival and the changes occurring within the graft during growth in the host.
Laboratory mice that have been produced from a genetically manipulated EGG or EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN.
Bone-growth regulatory factors that are members of the transforming growth factor-beta superfamily of proteins. They are synthesized as large precursor molecules which are cleaved by proteolytic enzymes. The active form can consist of a dimer of two identical proteins or a heterodimer of two related bone morphogenetic proteins.
Precursor of an alkylating nitrogen mustard antineoplastic and immunosuppressive agent that must be activated in the LIVER to form the active aldophosphamide. It has been used in the treatment of LYMPHOMA and LEUKEMIA. Its side effect, ALOPECIA, has been used for defleecing sheep. Cyclophosphamide may also cause sterility, birth defects, mutations, and cancer.
A potent osteoinductive protein that plays a critical role in the differentiation of osteoprogenitor cells into OSTEOBLASTS.
Bone-marrow-derived, non-hematopoietic cells that support HEMATOPOETIC STEM CELLS. They have also been isolated from other organs and tissues such as UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD, umbilical vein subendothelium, and WHARTON JELLY. These cells are considered to be a source of multipotent stem cells because they include subpopulations of mesenchymal stem cells.
The cells found in the body fluid circulating throughout the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM.
Differentiation antigens residing on mammalian leukocytes. CD stands for cluster of differentiation, which refers to groups of monoclonal antibodies that show similar reactivity with certain subpopulations of antigens of a particular lineage or differentiation stage. The subpopulations of antigens are also known by the same CD designation.
The number of WHITE BLOOD CELLS per unit volume in venous BLOOD. A differential leukocyte count measures the relative numbers of the different types of white cells.
The number of CELLS of a specific kind, usually measured per unit volume or area of sample.
The production of red blood cells (ERYTHROCYTES). In humans, erythrocytes are produced by the YOLK SAC in the first trimester; by the liver in the second trimester; by the BONE MARROW in the third trimester and after birth. In normal individuals, the erythrocyte count in the peripheral blood remains relatively constant implying a balance between the rate of erythrocyte production and rate of destruction.
The fission of a CELL. It includes CYTOKINESIS, when the CYTOPLASM of a cell is divided, and CELL NUCLEUS DIVISION.
The number of LEUKOCYTES and ERYTHROCYTES per unit volume in a sample of venous BLOOD. A complete blood count (CBC) also includes measurement of the HEMOGLOBIN; HEMATOCRIT; and ERYTHROCYTE INDICES.
A single, unpaired primary lymphoid organ situated in the MEDIASTINUM, extending superiorly into the neck to the lower edge of the THYROID GLAND and inferiorly to the fourth costal cartilage. It is necessary for normal development of immunologic function early in life. By puberty, it begins to involute and much of the tissue is replaced by fat.
A neoplasm characterized by abnormalities of the lymphoid cell precursors leading to excessive lymphoblasts in the marrow and other organs. It is the most common cancer in children and accounts for the vast majority of all childhood leukemias.
A de novo myeloproliferation arising from an abnormal stem cell. It is characterized by the replacement of bone marrow by fibrous tissue, a process that is mediated by CYTOKINES arising from the abnormal clone.
Clonal hematopoetic disorder caused by an acquired genetic defect in PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS. It starts in MYELOID CELLS of the bone marrow, invades the blood and then other organs. The condition progresses from a stable, more indolent, chronic phase (LEUKEMIA, MYELOID, CHRONIC PHASE) lasting up to 7 years, to an advanced phase composed of an accelerated phase (LEUKEMIA, MYELOID, ACCELERATED PHASE) and BLAST CRISIS.
An alkylating agent having a selective immunosuppressive effect on BONE MARROW. It has been used in the palliative treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (MYELOID LEUKEMIA, CHRONIC), but although symptomatic relief is provided, no permanent remission is brought about. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), busulfan is listed as a known carcinogen.
An individual that contains cell populations derived from different zygotes.
The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.
Individuals supplying living tissue, organs, cells, blood or blood components for transfer or transplantation to histocompatible recipients.
Preparative treatment of transplant recipient with various conditioning regimens including radiation, immune sera, chemotherapy, and/or immunosuppressive agents, prior to transplantation. Transplantation conditioning is very common before bone marrow transplantation.
The relatively long-lived phagocytic cell of mammalian tissues that are derived from blood MONOCYTES. Main types are PERITONEAL MACROPHAGES; ALVEOLAR MACROPHAGES; HISTIOCYTES; KUPFFER CELLS of the liver; and OSTEOCLASTS. They may further differentiate within chronic inflammatory lesions to EPITHELIOID CELLS or may fuse to form FOREIGN BODY GIANT CELLS or LANGHANS GIANT CELLS. (from The Dictionary of Cell Biology, Lackie and Dow, 3rd ed.)
Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.
Benign unilocular lytic areas in the proximal end of a long bone with well defined and narrow endosteal margins. The cysts contain fluid and the cyst walls may contain some giant cells. Bone cysts usually occur in males between the ages 3-15 years.
Specialized forms of antibody-producing B-LYMPHOCYTES. They synthesize and secrete immunoglobulin. They are found only in lymphoid organs and at sites of immune responses and normally do not circulate in the blood or lymph. (Rosen et al., Dictionary of Immunology, 1989, p169 & Abbas et al., Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 2d ed, p20)
An acidic glycoprotein of MW 23 kDa with internal disulfide bonds. The protein is produced in response to a number of inflammatory mediators by mesenchymal cells present in the hemopoietic environment and at peripheral sites of inflammation. GM-CSF is able to stimulate the production of neutrophilic granulocytes, macrophages, and mixed granulocyte-macrophage colonies from bone marrow cells and can stimulate the formation of eosinophil colonies from fetal liver progenitor cells. GM-CSF can also stimulate some functional activities in mature granulocytes and macrophages.
Genetically identical individuals developed from brother and sister matings which have been carried out for twenty or more generations, or by parent x offspring matings carried out with certain restrictions. All animals within an inbred strain trace back to a common ancestor in the twentieth generation.
Glycoproteins found in a subfraction of normal mammalian plasma and urine. They stimulate the proliferation of bone marrow cells in agar cultures and the formation of colonies of granulocytes and/or macrophages. The factors include INTERLEUKIN-3; (IL-3); GRANULOCYTE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR; (G-CSF); MACROPHAGE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR; (M-CSF); and GRANULOCYTE-MACROPHAGE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR; (GM-CSF).
Identification of the major histocompatibility antigens of transplant DONORS and potential recipients, usually by serological tests. Donor and recipient pairs should be of identical ABO blood group, and in addition should be matched as closely as possible for HISTOCOMPATIBILITY ANTIGENS in order to minimize the likelihood of allograft rejection. (King, Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Transfer of MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS between individuals within the same species (TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS) or transfer within the same individual (TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS).
Transplantation between genetically identical individuals, i.e., members of the same species with identical histocompatibility antigens, such as monozygotic twins, members of the same inbred strain, or members of a hybrid population produced by crossing certain inbred strains.
All of the processes involved in increasing CELL NUMBER including CELL DIVISION.
A CXC chemokine that is chemotactic for T-LYMPHOCYTES and MONOCYTES. It has specificity for CXCR4 RECEPTORS. Two isoforms of CXCL12 are produced by alternative mRNA splicing.
Disorders of the blood and blood forming tissues.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
The degree of antigenic similarity between the tissues of different individuals, which determines the acceptance or rejection of allografts.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The movement of cells from one location to another. Distinguish from CYTOKINESIS which is the process of dividing the CYTOPLASM of a cell.
Formation of LYMPHOCYTES and PLASMA CELLS from the lymphoid stem cells which develop from the pluripotent HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS in the BONE MARROW. These lymphoid stem cells differentiate into T-LYMPHOCYTES; B-LYMPHOCYTES; PLASMA CELLS; or NK-cells (KILLER CELLS, NATURAL) depending on the organ or tissues (LYMPHOID TISSUE) to which they migrate.
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of an orthophosphoric monoester and water to an alcohol and orthophosphate. EC
Either of a pair of compound bones forming the lateral (left and right) surfaces and base of the skull which contains the organs of hearing. It is a large bone formed by the fusion of parts: the squamous (the flattened anterior-superior part), the tympanic (the curved anterior-inferior part), the mastoid (the irregular posterior portion), and the petrous (the part at the base of the skull).
The treatment of a disease or condition by several different means simultaneously or sequentially. Chemoimmunotherapy, RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY, chemoradiotherapy, cryochemotherapy, and SALVAGE THERAPY are seen most frequently, but their combinations with each other and surgery are also used.
A group of genetically identical cells all descended from a single common ancestral cell by mitosis in eukaryotes or by binary fission in prokaryotes. Clone cells also include populations of recombinant DNA molecules all carrying the same inserted sequence. (From King & Stansfield, Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Lymphoid cells concerned with humoral immunity. They are short-lived cells resembling bursa-derived lymphocytes of birds in their production of immunoglobulin upon appropriate stimulation.
Therapeutic act or process that initiates a response to a complete or partial remission level.
Process by which organic tissue becomes hardened by the physiologic deposit of calcium salts.
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
The release of stem cells from the bone marrow into the peripheral blood circulation for the purpose of leukapheresis, prior to stem cell transplantation. Hematopoietic growth factors or chemotherapeutic agents often are used to stimulate the mobilization.
Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.
A technique of culturing mixed cell types in vitro to allow their synergistic or antagonistic interactions, such as on CELL DIFFERENTIATION or APOPTOSIS. Coculture can be of different types of cells, tissues, or organs from normal or disease states.
Proteins prepared by recombinant DNA technology.
One of a pair of irregularly shaped quadrilateral bones situated between the FRONTAL BONE and OCCIPITAL BONE, which together form the sides of the CRANIUM.
White blood cells formed in the body's lymphoid tissue. The nucleus is round or ovoid with coarse, irregularly clumped chromatin while the cytoplasm is typically pale blue with azurophilic (if any) granules. Most lymphocytes can be classified as either T or B (with subpopulations of each), or NATURAL KILLER CELLS.
Any of a group of malignant tumors of lymphoid tissue that differ from HODGKIN DISEASE, being more heterogeneous with respect to malignant cell lineage, clinical course, prognosis, and therapy. The only common feature among these tumors is the absence of giant REED-STERNBERG CELLS, a characteristic of Hodgkin's disease.
RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
The cells in the erythroid series derived from MYELOID PROGENITOR CELLS or from the bi-potential MEGAKARYOCYTE-ERYTHROID PROGENITOR CELLS which eventually give rise to mature RED BLOOD CELLS. The erythroid progenitor cells develop in two phases: erythroid burst-forming units (BFU-E) followed by erythroid colony-forming units (CFU-E); BFU-E differentiate into CFU-E on stimulation by ERYTHROPOIETIN, and then further differentiate into ERYTHROBLASTS when stimulated by other factors.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
A hematopoietic growth factor and the ligand of the cell surface c-kit protein (PROTO-ONCOGENE PROTEINS C-KIT). It is expressed during embryogenesis and is a growth factor for a number of cell types including the MAST CELLS and the MELANOCYTES in addition to the HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
The largest of three bones that make up each half of the pelvic girdle.
A variation of the PCR technique in which cDNA is made from RNA via reverse transcription. The resultant cDNA is then amplified using standard PCR protocols.
The span of viability of a cell characterized by the capacity to perform certain functions such as metabolism, growth, reproduction, some form of responsiveness, and adaptability.
A transmembrane protein belonging to the tumor necrosis factor superfamily that specifically binds RECEPTOR ACTIVATOR OF NUCLEAR FACTOR-KAPPA B and OSTEOPROTEGERIN. It plays an important role in regulating OSTEOCLAST differentiation and activation.
A general term for various neoplastic diseases of the lymphoid tissue.
Immunosuppression by reduction of circulating lymphocytes or by T-cell depletion of bone marrow. The former may be accomplished in vivo by thoracic duct drainage or administration of antilymphocyte serum. The latter is performed ex vivo on bone marrow before its transplantation.
High-molecular weight glycoproteins uniquely expressed on the surface of LEUKOCYTES and their hemopoietic progenitors. They contain a cytoplasmic protein tyrosine phosphatase activity which plays a role in intracellular signaling from the CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS. The CD45 antigens occur as multiple isoforms that result from alternative mRNA splicing and differential usage of three exons.
Vitamin K-dependent calcium-binding protein synthesized by OSTEOBLASTS and found primarily in BONES. Serum osteocalcin measurements provide a noninvasive specific marker of bone metabolism. The protein contains three residues of the amino acid gamma-carboxyglutamic acid (Gla), which, in the presence of CALCIUM, promotes binding to HYDROXYAPATITE and subsequent accumulation in BONE MATRIX.
A group of lymphocyte surface antigens located on mouse LYMPHOCYTES. Specific Ly antigens are useful markers for distinguishing subpopulations of lymphocytes.
Neoplasms located in the blood and blood-forming tissue (the bone marrow and lymphatic tissue). The commonest forms are the various types of LEUKEMIA, of LYMPHOMA, and of the progressive, life-threatening forms of the MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES.
A protein-tyrosine kinase receptor that is specific for STEM CELL FACTOR. This interaction is crucial for the development of hematopoietic, gonadal, and pigment stem cells. Genetic mutations that disrupt the expression of PROTO-ONCOGENE PROTEINS C-KIT are associated with PIEBALDISM, while overexpression or constitutive activation of the c-kit protein-tyrosine kinase is associated with tumorigenesis.
Mice homozygous for the mutant autosomal recessive gene "scid" which is located on the centromeric end of chromosome 16. These mice lack mature, functional lymphocytes and are thus highly susceptible to lethal opportunistic infections if not chronically treated with antibiotics. The lack of B- and T-cell immunity resembles severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) syndrome in human infants. SCID mice are useful as animal models since they are receptive to implantation of a human immune system producing SCID-human (SCID-hu) hematochimeric mice.
Adhesives used to fix prosthetic devices to bones and to cement bone to bone in difficult fractures. Synthetic resins are commonly used as cements. A mixture of monocalcium phosphate, monohydrate, alpha-tricalcium phosphate, and calcium carbonate with a sodium phosphate solution is also a useful bone paste.
Stem cells derived from HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS. Derived from these myeloid progenitor cells are the MEGAKARYOCYTES; ERYTHROID CELLS; MYELOID CELLS; and some DENDRITIC CELLS.
The formation and development of blood cells outside the BONE MARROW, as in the SPLEEN; LIVER; or LYMPH NODES.
Mature osteoblasts that have become embedded in the BONE MATRIX. They occupy a small cavity, called lacuna, in the matrix and are connected to adjacent osteocytes via protoplasmic projections called canaliculi.
Leukemia associated with HYPERPLASIA of the lymphoid tissues and increased numbers of circulating malignant LYMPHOCYTES and lymphoblasts.
X-RAY COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY with resolution in the micrometer range.
The transfer of STEM CELLS from one individual to another within the same species (TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS) or between species (XENOTRANSPLANTATION), or transfer within the same individual (TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS). The source and location of the stem cells determines their potency or pluripotency to differentiate into various cell types.
Formation of MYELOID CELLS from the pluripotent HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS in the BONE MARROW via MYELOID STEM CELLS. Myelopoiesis generally refers to the production of leukocytes in blood, such as MONOCYTES and GRANULOCYTES. This process also produces precursor cells for MACROPHAGE and DENDRITIC CELLS found in the lymphoid tissue.
Glycoprotein hormone, secreted chiefly by the KIDNEY in the adult and the LIVER in the FETUS, that acts on erythroid stem cells of the BONE MARROW to stimulate proliferation and differentiation.
Deliberate prevention or diminution of the host's immune response. It may be nonspecific as in the administration of immunosuppressive agents (drugs or radiation) or by lymphocyte depletion or may be specific as in desensitization or the simultaneous administration of antigen and immunosuppressive drugs.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Methods for maintaining or growing CELLS in vitro.
The use of two or more chemicals simultaneously or sequentially in the drug therapy of neoplasms. The drugs need not be in the same dosage form.
Resorption or wasting of the tooth-supporting bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS) in the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE.
The number of PLATELETS per unit volume in a sample of venous BLOOD.
Family of RNA viruses that infects birds and mammals and encodes the enzyme reverse transcriptase. The family contains seven genera: DELTARETROVIRUS; LENTIVIRUS; RETROVIRUSES TYPE B, MAMMALIAN; ALPHARETROVIRUS; GAMMARETROVIRUS; RETROVIRUSES TYPE D; and SPUMAVIRUS. A key feature of retrovirus biology is the synthesis of a DNA copy of the genome which is integrated into cellular DNA. After integration it is sometimes not expressed but maintained in a latent state (PROVIRUSES).
A subnormal level of BLOOD PLATELETS.
Remnant of a tumor or cancer after primary, potentially curative therapy. (Dr. Daniel Masys, written communication)
An immunological attack mounted by a graft against the host because of tissue incompatibility when immunologically competent cells are transplanted to an immunologically incompetent host; the resulting clinical picture is that of GRAFT VS HOST DISEASE.
Blood of the fetus. Exchange of nutrients and waste between the fetal and maternal blood occurs via the PLACENTA. The cord blood is blood contained in the umbilical vessels (UMBILICAL CORD) at the time of delivery.
White blood cells. These include granular leukocytes (BASOPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and NEUTROPHILS) as well as non-granular leukocytes (LYMPHOCYTES and MONOCYTES).
Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.
Immature, nucleated ERYTHROCYTES occupying the stage of ERYTHROPOIESIS that follows formation of ERYTHROID PRECURSOR CELLS and precedes formation of RETICULOCYTES. The normal series is called normoblasts. Cells called MEGALOBLASTS are a pathologic series of erythroblasts.
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
The phenotypic manifestation of a gene or genes by the processes of GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION and GENETIC TRANSLATION.
Mice bearing mutant genes which are phenotypically expressed in the animals.
The process of generating white blood cells (LEUKOCYTES) from the pluripotent HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS of the BONE MARROW. There are two significant pathways to generate various types of leukocytes: MYELOPOIESIS, in which leukocytes in the blood are derived from MYELOID STEM CELLS, and LYMPHOPOIESIS, in which leukocytes of the lymphatic system (LYMPHOCYTES) are generated from lymphoid stem cells.
Non-antibody proteins secreted by inflammatory leukocytes and some non-leukocytic cells, that act as intercellular mediators. They differ from classical hormones in that they are produced by a number of tissue or cell types rather than by specialized glands. They generally act locally in a paracrine or autocrine rather than endocrine manner.
These growth factors comprise a family of hematopoietic regulators with biological specificities defined by their ability to support proliferation and differentiation of blood cells of different lineages. ERYTHROPOIETIN and the COLONY-STIMULATING FACTORS belong to this family. Some of these factors have been studied and used in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, myelodysplastic syndromes, and bone marrow failure syndromes.
Conditions which cause proliferation of hemopoietically active tissue or of tissue which has embryonic hemopoietic potential. They all involve dysregulation of multipotent MYELOID PROGENITOR CELLS, most often caused by a mutation in the JAK2 PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE.
A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.
Adherence of cells to surfaces or to other cells.
A humoral factor that stimulates the production of thrombocytes (BLOOD PLATELETS). Thrombopoietin stimulates the proliferation of bone marrow MEGAKARYOCYTES and their release of blood platelets. The process is called THROMBOPOIESIS.
A pyrimidine nucleoside analog that is used mainly in the treatment of leukemia, especially acute non-lymphoblastic leukemia. Cytarabine is an antimetabolite antineoplastic agent that inhibits the synthesis of DNA. Its actions are specific for the S phase of the cell cycle. It also has antiviral and immunosuppressant properties. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p472)
The SKELETON of the HEAD including the FACIAL BONES and the bones enclosing the BRAIN.
Antigens on surfaces of cells, including infectious or foreign cells or viruses. They are usually protein-containing groups on cell membranes or walls and may be isolated.
Group of rare congenital disorders characterized by impairment of both humoral and cell-mediated immunity, leukopenia, and low or absent antibody levels. It is inherited as an X-linked or autosomal recessive defect. Mutations occurring in many different genes cause human Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID).
Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control (induction or repression) of gene action at the level of transcription or translation.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Lymphocyte progenitor cells that are restricted in their differentiation potential to the B lymphocyte lineage. The pro-B cell stage of B lymphocyte development precedes the pre-B cell stage.
A group of differentiation surface antigens, among the first to be discovered on thymocytes and T-lymphocytes. Originally identified in the mouse, they are also found in other species including humans, and are expressed on brain neurons and other cells.
Agents that suppress immune function by one of several mechanisms of action. Classical cytotoxic immunosuppressants act by inhibiting DNA synthesis. Others may act through activation of T-CELLS or by inhibiting the activation of HELPER CELLS. While immunosuppression has been brought about in the past primarily to prevent rejection of transplanted organs, new applications involving mediation of the effects of INTERLEUKINS and other CYTOKINES are emerging.
Granular leukocytes having a nucleus with three to five lobes connected by slender threads of chromatin, and cytoplasm containing fine inconspicuous granules and stainable by neutral dyes.
Antigens expressed primarily on the membranes of living cells during sequential stages of maturation and differentiation. As immunologic markers they have high organ and tissue specificity and are useful as probes in studies of normal cell development as well as neoplastic transformation.
The classes of BONE MARROW-derived blood cells in the monocytic series (MONOCYTES and their precursors) and granulocytic series (GRANULOCYTES and their precursors).
One of the mechanisms by which CELL DEATH occurs (compare with NECROSIS and AUTOPHAGOCYTOSIS). Apoptosis is the mechanism responsible for the physiological deletion of cells and appears to be intrinsically programmed. It is characterized by distinctive morphologic changes in the nucleus and cytoplasm, chromatin cleavage at regularly spaced sites, and the endonucleolytic cleavage of genomic DNA; (DNA FRAGMENTATION); at internucleosomal sites. This mode of cell death serves as a balance to mitosis in regulating the size of animal tissues and in mediating pathologic processes associated with tumor growth.
Large, phagocytic mononuclear leukocytes produced in the vertebrate BONE MARROW and released into the BLOOD; contain a large, oval or somewhat indented nucleus surrounded by voluminous cytoplasm and numerous organelles.
A bone morphogenetic protein that is widely expressed during EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT. It is both a potent osteogenic factor and a specific regulator of nephrogenesis.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
The physiological renewal, repair, or replacement of tissue.
Specialized stem cells that are committed to give rise to cells that have a particular function; examples are MYOBLASTS; MYELOID PROGENITOR CELLS; and skin stem cells. (Stem Cells: A Primer [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Institutes of Health (US); 2000 May [cited 2002 Apr 5]. Available from:
Mapping of the KARYOTYPE of a cell.
Congenital disorder affecting all bone marrow elements, resulting in ANEMIA; LEUKOPENIA; and THROMBOPENIA, and associated with cardiac, renal, and limb malformations as well as dermal pigmentary changes. Spontaneous CHROMOSOME BREAKAGE is a feature of this disease along with predisposition to LEUKEMIA. There are at least 7 complementation groups in Fanconi anemia: FANCA, FANCB, FANCC, FANCD1, FANCD2, FANCE, FANCF, FANCG, and FANCL. (from Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man,, August 20, 2004)
A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Excessive formation of dense trabecular bone leading to pathological fractures; OSTEITIS; SPLENOMEGALY with infarct; ANEMIA; and extramedullary hemopoiesis (HEMATOPOIESIS, EXTRAMEDULLARY).
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
A mononuclear phagocyte colony-stimulating factor (M-CSF) synthesized by mesenchymal cells. The compound stimulates the survival, proliferation, and differentiation of hematopoietic cells of the monocyte-macrophage series. M-CSF is a disulfide-bonded glycoprotein dimer with a MW of 70 kDa. It binds to a specific high affinity receptor (RECEPTOR, MACROPHAGE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR).
They are oval or bean shaped bodies (1 - 30 mm in diameter) located along the lymphatic system.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
A classification of B-lymphocytes based on structurally or functionally different populations of cells.
Conditions in which the abnormalities in the peripheral blood or bone marrow represent the early manifestations of acute leukemia, but in which the changes are not of sufficient magnitude or specificity to permit a diagnosis of acute leukemia by the usual clinical criteria.
Protein analogs and derivatives of the Aequorea victoria green fluorescent protein that emit light (FLUORESCENCE) when excited with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS. They are used in REPORTER GENES in doing GENETIC TECHNIQUES. Numerous mutants have been made to emit other colors or be sensitive to pH.
CXCR receptors with specificity for CXCL12 CHEMOKINE. The receptors may play a role in HEMATOPOIESIS regulation and can also function as coreceptors for the HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS.

Bone marrow angiogenesis and mast cell density increase simultaneously with progression of human multiple myeloma. (1/9035)

Immunohistochemical, cytochemical and ultrastructural data showing vivid angiogenesis and numerous mast cells (MCs) in the bone marrow of 24 patients with active multiple myeloma (MM) compared with 34 patients with non-active MM and 22 patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) led us to hypothesize that angiogenesis parallels progression of MM, and that MCs participate in its induction via angiogenic factors in their secretory granules.  (+info)

Granulocyte/macrophage colony-stimulating factor and interleukin-3 correct osteopetrosis in mice with osteopetrosis mutation. (2/9035)

Although young mice homozygous for the osteopetrosis (op) mutation usually developed prominent osteopetrosis, its severity was markedly reduced in aged op/op mice. This age-associated reversal of osteopetrosis was accompanied by the expansion of bone marrow cavities and increased numbers of tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRAP)-positive cells and of macrophages in the bone marrow. The TRAP-positive cells were mononuclear and developed ruffled borders and numerous vesicles, vacuoles, and granules. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay demonstrated a significant elevation of serum granulocyte/ macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) and interleukin (IL)-3 levels in the aged op/op mice. To examine whether GM-CSF and/or IL-3 could correct osteopetrosis in young op/op mice, 5 ng of recombinant murine (rm)GM-CSF and/or 100 ng of rmIL-3 were injected daily into young op/op mice. In these treated young op/op mice, the bone marrow cavities were expanded significantly at 2 weeks after administration, associated with significantly increased numbers of TRAP-positive cells and bone marrow macrophages. TRAP-positive cells increased in number with days after injection. These results suggest that GM-CSF and IL-3 induce the development of osteoclasts to correct osteopetrosis in the op/op mice with aging.  (+info)

Organ-selective homing defines engraftment kinetics of murine hematopoietic stem cells and is compromised by Ex vivo expansion. (3/9035)

Hematopoietic reconstitution of ablated recipients requires that intravenously (IV) transplanted stem and progenitor cells "home" to organs that support their proliferation and differentiation. To examine the possible relationship between homing properties and subsequent engraftment potential, murine bone marrow (BM) cells were labeled with fluorescent PKH26 dye and injected into lethally irradiated hosts. PKH26(+) cells homing to marrow or spleen were then isolated by fluorescence-activated cell sorting and assayed for in vitro colony-forming cells (CFCs). Progenitors accumulated rapidly in the spleen, but declined to only 6% of input numbers after 24 hours. Although egress from this organ was accompanied by a simultaneous accumulation of CFCs in the BM (plateauing at 6% to 8% of input after 3 hours), spleen cells remained enriched in donor CFCs compared with marrow during this time. To determine whether this differential homing of clonogenic cells to the marrow and spleen influenced their contribution to short-term or long-term hematopoiesis in vivo, PKH26(+) cells were sorted from each organ 3 hours after transplantation and injected into lethally irradiated Ly-5 congenic mice. Cells that had homed initially to the spleen regenerated circulating leukocytes (20% of normal counts) approximately 2 weeks faster than cells that had homed to the marrow, or PKH26-labeled cells that had not been selected by a prior homing step. Both primary (17 weeks) and secondary (10 weeks) recipients of "spleen-homed" cells also contained approximately 50% higher numbers of CFCs per femur than recipients of "BM-homed" cells. To examine whether progenitor homing was altered upon ex vivo expansion, highly enriched Sca-1(+)c-kit+Lin- cells were cultured for 9 days in serum-free medium containing interleukin (IL)-6, IL-11, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, stem cell factor, flk-2/flt3 ligand, and thrombopoietin. Expanded cells were then stained with PKH26 and assayed as above. Strikingly, CFCs generated in vitro exhibited a 10-fold reduction in homing capacity compared with fresh progenitors. These studies demonstrate that clonogenic cells with differential homing properties contribute variably to early and late hematopoiesis in vivo. The dramatic decline in the homing capacity of progenitors generated in vitro underscores critical qualitative changes that may compromise their biologic function and potential clinical utility, despite their efficient numerical expansion.  (+info)

Bone marrow ribonucleic acid polymerase. Effect of testosterone on nucleotide incorporation into nuclear RNA. (4/9035)

The incorporation of 3H-UTP into RNA by isolated rat bone marrow nuclei is stimulated by testosterone. This effect is hormone and tissue specific. Using alpha-amanitine and different ionic strength conditions it was found that testosterone enhances preferentially RNA polymerase I activity. The sedimentation pattern of RNA isolated from bone marrow nuclei shows that the synthesis of RNA species within the 14-30 S range is mainly stimulated by the hormone.  (+info)

In irradiation chimeras, K or D regions of the chimeric host, not of the donor lymphocytes, determine immune responsiveness of antiviral cytotoxic T cells. (5/9035)

The H-2 haplotype of the chimeric host determines the responder phenotype of maturing T cells. Spleen cells of chimeric mice formed when (K(k) nonresponder to D(b) x K(b) responder to D(b) plus vaccinia)F(1) bone marrow cells were used to reconstitute K(b)D(b) (C57BL/6 D(b) responder) irradiated recipients generated high levels of D(b) plus vaccinia virus-specific cytotoxic T cells. The same stem cells used to reconstitute K(k)D(b) (B10.A (2R) D(b) nonresponder) irradiated recipients resulted in spleen cells that responded well to K plus vaccinia, but responsiveness to D(b) was low. A generally low response to D(k) plus vaccinia, which seems to be regulated by D(k), was confirmed in chimeras. Thus, K(d)D(d) (D(d) plus vaccinia responder) stem cells differentiating in a K(d)D(k) chimeric host failed to generate a measurable response to D(k) plus vaccinia. In contrast, stem cells from K(d)D(k) (D(k) plus vaccinia low responders) differentiating in a K(d)D(d) (K(d) and D(d) high responders to vaccinia) host do generate responsiveness to D(d) plus vaccinia. These results indicate that in chimeras, the Ir phenotype is independent of the donor T cell's Ir genotype, and that thymic selection of a T cell's restriction specificity for a particular H-2 allele of the chimeric host also defines that T cell's/r phenotype.  (+info)

Hydroxyapatite-coated femoral stems. Histology and histomorphometry around five components retrieved at post mortem. (6/9035)

We performed a histological and histomorphometric examination in five cadaver specimens of the femoral and acetabular components and the associated tissue which had been recovered between 3.3 and 6.2 years after primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) using a proximal hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated titanium alloy implant. All had functioned well during the patients' life. All the stems were fixed in the femur and showed osseointegration of both the proximal and distal parts. The amount of residual HA was greatest in the distal metaphyseal sections, indicating that the rate of bone remodelling may be the main factor causing loss of HA. The level of activity of the patient was the only clinical factor which correlated with loss of coating. The percentage of bone-implant osseointegration was almost constant, regardless of the amount of HA residue, periprosthetic bone density or the time of implantation. HA debris was seldom observed and if present did not cause any adverse or inflammatory reaction. Partial debonding did occur in one case as a result of a polyethylene-induced inflammatory reaction.  (+info)

Mutant N-ras induces myeloproliferative disorders and apoptosis in bone marrow repopulated mice. (7/9035)

Mutations that activate the N-ras oncogene are among the most frequently detected genetic alterations in human acute myeloid leukemias (AMLs), Philadelphia chromosome-negative myeloproliferative disorders (MPDs), and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDSs). However, because N-ras has not been shown to induce these disorders in an in vivo model, the role of N-ras in the evolution of myeloid leukemia is unclear. To investigate the potential of N-ras to induce myeloid leukemia, lethally irradiated mice were reconstituted with bone marrow (BM) cells infected with a retroviral vector carrying activated N-ras. Approximately 60% of these mice developed hematopoietic disorders, including severe MPDs resembling human chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) or AML with differentiation (French-American-British [FAB] classification M2). Other reconstituted mice succumbed to hematopoietic defects that were pathologically similar to human MDSs. The latter disorders appeared to be due to a myeloid impairment that was demonstrated by enumeration of day-12 colony-forming units-spleen (CFU-S) and by in vitro colony assays. A high level of apoptosis associated with thymic atrophy and peripheral blood (PB) lymphopenia was also evident in N-ras reconstituted mice. Our results are consistent with a model in which antiproliferative effects are a primary consequence of N-ras mutations and secondary transforming events are necessary for the development of myeloid leukemia. This is the first report of an in vivo model for N-ras induced MPD and leukemia.  (+info)

Quantitative polymerase chain reaction for the detection of micrometastases in patients with breast cancer. (8/9035)

PURPOSE: Previous reports have indicated that reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) for cytokeratin 19 (CK-19) may be useful in the management of patients with breast cancer. However, the specificity of this technique is low, principally because of a high rate of false-positive results. To improve the specificity of this assay, we developed a quantitative RT-PCR methodology that enables an estimate to be made of the number of CK-19 transcripts in blood and bone marrow samples. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We examined 45 peripheral-blood samples and 30 bone marrow samples from patients with a variety of nonneoplastic conditions using nested RT-PCR for CK-19. We also examined bone marrow and peripheral-blood samples from 23 patients with primary breast cancer and peripheral-blood samples from 37 patients with metastatic breast cancer. The number of CK-19 transcripts was estimated in positive specimens by competitive PCR and normalized to the number of ABL transcripts as an internal control for the quality and quantity of cDNA. RT-PCR results were compared with the numbers of CK-19-positive cells detected by immunocytochemistry. RESULTS: Analysis of samples from patients without cancer enabled us to define an upper limit for the background ratio of CK-19 to ABL transcripts (1:1,000 for blood samples and 1:1,600 for bone marrow samples). Using these figures as cut-off points, elevated CK-19: ABL ratios were detected in peripheral-blood samples of 20 of 37 (54%) patients with metastatic breast cancer and in bone marrow samples of 14 of 23 (61%) patients with primary breast cancer. Only three of 23 (13%) primary breast cancer peripheral-blood samples and none of the control samples were positive by these criteria. Only two of 23 patients (9%) with primary breast cancer showed immunocytochemically detectable cells in the blood; 10 of 23 (43%) showed immunocytochemically detectable cells in the bone marrow. Of 36 patients with metastatic breast cancer, eight (22%) showed positive events. CONCLUSION: Quantitative RT-PCR for CK-19 detects a percentage of patients with breast cancer and may enable the progression or regression of the disease to be monitored.  (+info)

Bone marrow biopsy and bone marrow aspiration are procedures to collect and examine bone marrow - the spongy tissue inside some of your larger bones. Bone marrow biopsy and bone marrow aspiration can show whether your bone marrow is healthy and making normal amounts of blood cells. Doctors use bone marrow biopsy and aspiration to diagnose and monitor blood and marrow diseases, including some cancers.
There are two types of bone marrow. Red marrow is made mostly of myeloid tissue (which makes new blood cells). Red blood cells, platelets, and most white blood cells are created by red marrow. Yellow marrow is made mainly of fat cells. Both types of bone marrow contain many blood vessels and capillaries. When a person is born, all of their bone marrow is red. As the person ages, more and more of the bone marrow changes to the yellow type. By adulthood, about half of a persons bone marrow is red. Red marrow is found mainly in the flat bones - like the hip bone, breast bone, skull, ribs, vertebra (the bones that make up the spinal column), and shoulder blades - and in the cancellous (spongy) material at the ends of the long bones like the femur (thigh bone) and humerus (upper forearm bone). Yellow marrow is found inside the hollow middle section, or medullary cavity of the long bones. In cases of severe blood loss, the body can change yellow marrow back to red marrow so that more blood cells ...
Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMA/BMAC) is perhaps the most popular stem cell injection available today. The treatment involves injecting the patients own bone marrow cells into the injured area with the hope that it will help regrow tissue or reduce inflammation. The procedure involves two steps: (1) patients are lightly anesthetized and bone marrow is removed through a needle from the bone, most commonly the iliac crest of the patients hip, and then (2) the bone marrow is processed to concentrate the cells. After the bone marrow has been centrifuged (spun in a circle to separate the various blood contents), the BMA/BMAC is put into a syringe and injected into the affected body part.. Bone marrow contains progenitor cells, which are cells that have been primed to become specific cells. A small fraction of these cells (about 1% of the total cells in bone marrow) are mesenchymal stem cells, which can become cartilage, bone, and tendon cells. It is thought that these mesenchymal ...
Certain diseases of the bone marrow like leukemia, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), pancytopenia, anemia etc. require examination of the bone marrow tissue. This is called bone marrow aspiration or bone marrow biopsy. A needle is used to withdraw samples of the marrow from within the bone. This is often a very painful process.. Bone marrow is suppressed with the use of cancer chemotherapy. This leads to severe drop in production of RBCs (leading to anemia), WBCs (leading to increased risk of life threatening infections) and platelets (leading to risk of bleeding tendencies).. With advent of medical science it is possible now to transplant the bone marrow in diseased individuals. This process has shown success in a number of cancer patients.. Reviewed by April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab). ...
Cancers that begin in cells of the lymph system are referred to as malignant lymphomas. The lymph system includes the spleen, thymus, tonsils, bone marrow, lymph nodes and circulating white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes and the lymph system are part of the immune system that protects the body from disease and infection. Cancers of the lymph system are referred to as Hodgkins lymphoma or non-Hodgkins lymphoma.. Newly diagnosed lymphoma patients are required to undergo a number of tests and procedures to ensure accurate diagnosis and staging. Tests may include a lymph node biopsy, blood tests, a CT scan, PET scan and bone marrow biopsy. Some patients report that of these, the most difficult is the bone marrow biopsy.. Bone marrow, found in the center of most large bones, is a spongy material that produces red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. A bone marrow biopsy is used to evaluate how well the bone marrow is functioning and to determine if lymphoma is present. This is ...
Purpose: Marrow adipose tissue (MAT) expansion and associated lipotoxicity are important drivers of age-related bone loss and hematopoietic bone marrow (HBM) atrophy. Fish oil and borage oil (rich in ω3 fatty acids) can partially prevent aged-related bone loss in SAMP8 mice. However, whether preservation of bone mass in this progeria model is associated with MAT volumes remains unknown.Results: MAT volume fraction (MAT%) showed a negative association with hematopoietic bone marrow (HBM%;r=-0.836, p<0.001) and bone (bone%;r=-0.344, p=0.013) volume fractions.Adjusting for multiple comparisons, bone% was higher and MAT% was lower in Fish oil (FO)-supplemented groups vs. controls (p<0.001). HBM% did not differ significantly between the four groups. However, in the group supplemented with FO, HBM comprised higher fractions and MAT constituted lower fractions of total marrow vs. controls (p<0.001).Conclusion: Feeding FO-enriched diet prevented age-related bone and HBM loss,
1. Bone marrow is commonly collected and examined when abnormalities are found in the circulating blood. The most common abnormality is a persistent shortage of one of the blood cell types. This is a serious situation and may be due to a problem in the bone marrow. Examination of marrow can often provide information about the underlying cause, and may help to predict the outcome.. 2. Bone marrow is also collected and examined to look for certain types of cancer. Some cancers start right in the cells of the bone marrow and other cancers spread to the bone marrow from elsewhere in the body. Cancer that starts in the bone marrow is sometimes called leukemia. Examination of the bone marrow helps to identify the cancer, and reveals how seriously the marrow is affected.. 3. Occasionally, bone marrow is collected and examined to investigate other problems such as persistent fever, unexplained weight loss, high blood calcium levels (see article on Hypercalcemia), and high serum protein level (see ...
The two types of bone marrow are red marrow (Latin: medulla ossium rubra), which consists mainly of hematopoietic tissue, and yellow marrow (Latin: medulla ossium flava), which is mainly made up of fat cells. Red blood cells, platelets, and most white blood cells arise in red marrow. Both types of bone marrow contain numerous blood vessels and capillaries. At birth, all bone marrow is red. With age, more and more of it is converted to the yellow type; only around half of adult bone marrow is red. Red marrow is found mainly in the flat bones, such as the pelvis, sternum, cranium, ribs, vertebrae and scapulae, and in the cancellous (spongy) material at the epiphyseal ends of long bones such as the femur and humerus. Yellow marrow is found in the medullary cavity, the hollow interior of the middle portion of short bones. In cases of severe blood loss, the body can convert yellow marrow back to red marrow to increase blood cell production.. ...
Bone marrow is the soft spongy tissue that lies within the hollow interior of long bones. In adults, marrow in large bones produces new blood cells. Bone marrow forms around 4% of total body weight. There are two types of bone marrow: red marrow that is responsible for producing red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets; and yellow marrow consisting mainly of fat cells.. International Journal of Bone Marrow Research publishes rigorously peer-reviewed manuscripts focusing on latest advancements related to all aspects of bone marrow. The manuscripts published in International Journal of Bone Marrow Research seeks to provide valuable information in bone marrow research, related diseases, transplant procedure and all aspects of follow-up care.. ...
bone-marrow translation in English-Spanish dictionary. bone marrow is an alternate term for marrow. Use DeepL Translator to instantly translate texts and documents. Translate bone marrow into Spanish. Report an error or suggest an improvement. Alternative forms . This page provides all possible translations of the word yellow bone marrow in the Spanish language. El orador fue directo al centro de su argumento. Lo encontrarás en al menos una de las líneas abajo. His topic was the regeneration of damaged heart muscle, by use of bone marrow stem cells. Contextual translation of bone marrow into Spanish. bone marrow (usually uncountable, plural bone marrows) The fatty vascular tissue that fills the cavities of bones, being the place where new blood cells are produced. Bone marrow depression Bone marrow depression, usually presenting as granulocytopenia or agranulocytosis, has been reported during treatment with Remeron. Chipre cuenta con uno de los mayores bancos, After the skin is ...
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Some people experience bone marrow problems and their bone marrow is destroyed. It is the semi-solid tissue that is found in the spongy areas of bones. Some diseases of the bone marrow are not curable such as multiple myeloma. So, this part should be replaced. The bone marrow transplant procedure is performed to the patients who experience severe problems such as cancer. So, they take cells that are normally found in bone marrow and these cells are filtered. If these cells become germ-free after filtering, then they are placed in the same location of the patient. Otherwise, the cells of other persons are transplanted in the region. Bone marrow transplant The bone marrow produces three types of cells namely the red blood, white blood and platelets. This operation involves complications also and sometimes, it is life-threatening. Some of the complications that arise are graft host disease and graft failure. The blood forming cells of the patient are extracted and replaced with the germ-free ...
Altered expression of T cell immune inhibitory receptors may result in immunosuppression and associate with the poor prognosis of leukemia patients in which the leukemic bone marrow (BM) microenvironment may contribute to such immunosuppression. We found higher numbers of programmed death-1 (PD-1) + exhausted T cells in peripheral blood (PB) from acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients. To investigate the leukemic BM influence on immunosuppression, we further compared the distributions of PD-1 and T cell immunoglobulin mucin-3 (Tim-3) and the exhausted T cell phenotype in PB and BM from AML patients and characterized their relationship with clinical outcome. PB and BM samples from 15 patients with newly diagnosed AML were collected and analyzed for the expression of PD-1, Tim-3, CD244, and CD57 on CD3+, CD4+, and CD8+ T cells by multicolor flow cytometry. The proportions of PD-1 + CD3+ and PD-1 + CD8+ T cells were significantly higher in BM compared with PB. Similarly, higher PD-1 + CD244 + CD3+ and PD-1
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The bone marrow biopsy will be done using a needle (biopsy needle), which will be introduced in a bone (typically the backbone or ribs, as these contain more marrow matter). However, if the dog is suspected of having bone cancer localized in certain areas, the vet will insert the needle in the affected bone. Bone marrow biopsies can be performed in the hip bones, shoulders or thigh bones. Using the needle, the vet will extract a bit of bone marrow fluid. The needle is gently extracted and the fluid will be taken for testing. The vet may perform the analysis or he may choose to send the bone marrow sample to a pathologist. The procedure may take up to 30 minutes, depending on the bone that is being analyzed. ...
Define bone marrow. bone marrow synonyms, bone marrow pronunciation, bone marrow translation, English dictionary definition of bone marrow. n. The soft tissue that fills most bone cavities and consists of yellowish fatty tissue or reddish vascular tissue. In adult mammals, the bone marrow of...
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The bone marrow plays a unique role within the immune system. We compared the phenotype and function of virus-specific CD8(+) T cells from matched samples of human peripheral blood and bone marrow. Analysis of virus-specific memory CD8(+) T cells showed widely divergent partition of antigen-specific populations between blood and bone marrow. T cells specific for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) lytic antigens were enriched 3-fold in marrow compared with blood, whereas the response to EBV latent epitopes was equivalent between the 2 compartments. No difference in EBV viral load or expression of the EBV lytic protein was observed between blood and bone marrow. In direct contrast, although cytomegalo-virus (CMV)-specific T cells were the largest virus-specific population within peripheral blood, they were reduced by 60% within marrow. Bone marrow T cells were found to exhibit a unique CCR5(+)CXCR6(+)CXCR3(-) homing phenotype which has not been observed on T cells from other secondary lymphoid organs or peripheral
The invention comprises a method for removal of bone marrow tissue from a patients body. The method generally comprises the steps of providing an apparatus comprising an elongate member for receiving bone marrow tissue. The elongate member defines a lumen and comprises a distal end defining an aperture and a proximal end. The apparatus further comprises an elongate tissue removal member for conveying bone marrow tissue through the lumen. The tissue removal member is rotatably disposed within the lumen. The method further comprises gathering a sample of said tissue into said lumen; and conveying with said tissue removal member at least a portion of the tissue sample proximally along said lumen. The step of gathering may be accomplished by advancing the apparatus through the tissue.
TY - JOUR. T1 - The basic science of bone marrow aspirate concentrate in chondral injuries. AU - Holton, James. AU - Imam, Mohamed. AU - Ward, Jonathan. AU - Snow, Martyn. PY - 2016/9/30. Y1 - 2016/9/30. N2 - There has been great interest in bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) as a cost effective method in delivering mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to aid in the repair and regeneration of cartilage defects. Alongside MSCs, BMAC contains a range of growth factors and cytokines to support cell growth following injury. However, there is paucity of information relating to the basic science underlying BMAC and its exact biological role in supporting the growth and regeneration of chondrocytes. The focus of this review is the basic science underlying BMAC in relation to chondral damage and regeneration.. AB - There has been great interest in bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) as a cost effective method in delivering mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to aid in the repair and regeneration of ...
This study will be a single-center, prospective, single-blinded, randomized, controlled study of patients with CCJ instability that are randomized to either bone marrow concentrate (BMC) treatment or a sham procedure to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of using an anterior approach through the posterior oropharynx for treating alar and transverse ligament injuries. Patients will undergo a bone marrow aspiration of approximately 30-60 cc from the posterior superior iliac crest. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) and platelet lysate (PL) will be derived from the bone marrow aspirate and later mixed with the bone marrow nucleated cell layer for those in the treatment group. While under unconscious TIVA anesthesia, the injectate is then injected under fluoroscopy into the area in need of treatment using an anterior approach through the posterior oropharynx with direct visualization of the injection site via endoscopy. Patients assigned to the sham control condition will also undergo a bone marrow ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Characterization of NKR+ T-cell subsets in human bone marrow. T2 - implications for immunosurveillance of neoplasia. AU - Dean, J. AU - McCarthy, D. AU - Doherty, D G. AU - OFarrelly, C. AU - Golden-Mason, L. AU - Lawler, Mark. PY - 2005/1. Y1 - 2005/1. N2 - In addition to hematopoietic progenitors, human bone marrow contains mature T/NK lymphocytes. Valpha24Vbeta11 NKT-cells, a subset of NK receptor+ (NKR+) T-cells in humans, are rare in bone marrow, suggesting the presence of other NKR+ T-cells which may contribute to tumor surveillance. NKR+/- T-cells were examined in blood (PB), and bone marrow from donors (DM) and patients with active hematopoietic malignancy (PM), or in remission (PR). T-cells in PR & PM were enriched for CD56+ and CD57+ subsets, compared to DM. All marrow NKR+/- T-cell subsets were more activated than PB. PM and, surprisingly, PR marrow contained more activated cells than DM. CD8+ cells were significantly increased in all patient marrows and there was ...
PET-CT has a high sensitivity when assessing marrow infiltration in pediatric malignancies. Advances in radiologic modalities may obviate the use of invasive, painful, and costly procedures like BMB. Furthermore, biopsy results are limited by insufficient tissue or the degree of marrow infiltration …
The Marrow Cellution™ Bone Marrow Aspiration System is a novel bone marrow access and retrieval device that incorporates features designed to minimize limitations of traditional trocar needles. Traditional needles aspirate primarily through an open-ended cannula, which leads to excess blood collection that requires additional manipulation (i.e. centrifugation or chemical separation in a laboratory). By overcoming these limitations, Marrow Cellution™ maximizes stem- and progenitor-cell recovery and minimizes peripheral blood infiltration.. Marrow Cellution™ accesses aspirate flow collected exclusively laterally, as the tip of the aspiration cannula is closed. This allows marrow collection perpendicular to and around the channel created by the tip of the device, thus avoiding excess peripheral blood infiltration. The device also incorporates technology to precisely reposition the retrieval cannula within the marrow space after each aspiration. These features achieve a clinicians desire for ...
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Despite association with low bone density and skeletal fractures, marrow adipose tissue (MAT) remains poorly understood. The marrow adipocyte originates from the mesenchymal stem cell pool (MSC) that gives rise also to osteoblasts, chondrocytes, and myocytes among other cell types. To date, the presence of MAT has been attributed to preferential biasing of MSC into the adipocyte rather than osteoblast lineage, thus negatively impacting bone formation. Here we focus on understanding the physiology of MAT in the setting of exercise, dietary interventions and pharmacologic agents that alter fat metabolism. The beneficial effect of exercise on musculoskeletal strength is known: exercise induces bone formation, encourages growth of skeletally-supportive tissues, inhibits bone resorption and alters skeletal architecture through direct and indirect effects on a multiplicity of cells involved in skeletal adaptation. MAT is less well studied due to the lack of reproducible quantification techniques. In recent
Once suitable stem cells are found, your child will receive high doses of chemotherapy or radiation (sometimes both) to destroy existing bone marrow. This gives the new bone marrow cells room to grow. This may be called ablative or myeloablative therapy. It stops new blood cells from being made. The bone marrow becomes empty. An empty marrow is needed to make room for the new stem cells to grow and create a new system to make new blood cells. Next, stem cells are given to your child through an IV in a large vein, often in the chest. This is called a central venous catheter. Getting the stem cells is like having a blood transfusion. The stem cells find their way into the bone marrow. They begin growing and making new, healthy blood cells. During infusion of the bone marrow, your child may have:. ...
When an egg is fertilized, stem cells leave the bone marrow and travel via the bloodstream to the uterus, where they help transform the uterine lining for implantation.
This is a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, multicenter trial intended for subjects with critical limb ischemia (CLI) that are unsuitable for revascularization. The investigational treatment utilizes autologous concentrated bone marrow aspirate (cBMA) at the point of care. The bone marrow aspirate is obtained from the subjects hip, concentrated with a bone marrow concentration device, and delivered intramuscularly to the affected limb. Subjects meeting the inclusion/exclusion criteria will be randomized to receive either the investigational treatment (cBMA) or a placebo control (sham treatment ...
We have evaluated the usefulness of bilateral rather than unilateral posterior iliac spine trephine biopsies in searching for lymphoma and other neoplastic diseases in the bone marrow. Two hundred and eighty-two patients with these diseases were studied. Tumor was found on only one side in 22% of patients with non-Hodgkins malignant lymphoma, in 43% of patients with Hodgkins disease, and in 36% of patients with other neoplastic processes. Thus, the second biopsy yields an additional 11% to 22% of positive biopsies. We conclude that bilateral trephine bone marrow biopsies should be routinely performed when searching for tumor in the bone marrow. ...
Here we present evidence that CD22 is a specific receptor involved in the homing of long-lived recirculating B cells to the bone marrow. Our demonstration that CD22 ligands are constitutively expressed on endothelial cells in the bone marrow, but not in other organs, raises the attractive possibility that CD22 can function as a classical homing receptor for the bone marrow by targeting cells to the appropriate microenvironment. It has been reported that IgD+ recirculating cells are found in the extravascular space, mainly in perisinusoidal locations ((15)). The interaction with CD22 ligands on endothelial cells could be an important first step before transmigration of B cells into the bone marrow parenchyma. Another possibility is that CD22 serves as a retention signal, preventing the reexit of B cells from the bone marrow.. The reason for the incomplete block in B cell homing after the in vivo treatments could be related to the relatively low affinity of the carbohydrate binding region of CD22 ...
Bone Marrow Biopsy Bone marrow is the soft tissue inside your bones where blood cells are made. During a bone marrow biopsy, a small tissue sample is taken and sent for tests. The biopsy is often taken
Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) is an FDA-approved, non-embryonic stem cell treatment in which the bodys stem cells are used to spur tissue regeneration and hasten healing.. Harvested from the patients own bone marrow, these regenerative cells are injected into the injury site in the same manner as platelet rich plasma (PRP). During BMAC, your orthopaedic surgeon extracts bone marrow from the hip or pelvic bone. Spinning the marrow in a centrifuge, he or she separates the regenerative stem cells and injects them into the painful site. After just two to three weeks, patients experience increased joint and muscle stability and may pursue physical therapy to strengthen the problem area.. ...
Bone marrow biopsy and bone marrow aspiration are procedures to collect and examine bone marrow - the spongy tissue inside some of your larger bones.
Soak the bone marrow in water with a pinch of salt until ready to use. Preheat the oven to 400°F (204°C). Season the bone marrow with salt and pepper, then place it cut side down on a roasting pan and bake 8 minutes. Remove bone marrow from the pan and place sliced bread into rendered fat. Place the bone marrow back on top of the bread (2 pieces of bread per piece of marrow). Cook 6 minutes or until the internal temperature of the bone marrow reaches 140°F (60°C ...
Our bone marrow procedure trays are designed to provide the majority of components necessary to perform bone marrow biopsy and bone marrow aspiration procedures.
Blood cancer is also known as leukemia which starts forming in the bone marrow of the body. Leukemia generally begins to develop when a major issue occurs during the manufacturing process of blood cells. This abnormal creation of blood cells alters the DNA of the white blood cells thereby causing damage to it. The bone marrow in the body becomes a hotbed for excessive cell division and multiplication. This entire exercise leads to the degeneration of good blood cells, and at the same time gives rise to growth and multiplication of anomalous cells.. A time comes when the bone marrow gets filled with anomalous cells which render the white blood cells to become ineffective. White blood cells are responsible for immunity in our bodies. When they become powerless to produce antibodies due to excessive anomalous cells, our body defense system gets destroyed.. Treatment of Leukemia- Bone Marrow Transplant. Bone marrow is present inside the bones in the form of delicate tissues which is responsible for ...
The mission of the Katelyn Bedard Bone Marrow Association is to promote awareness about worldwide bone marrow registries, to educate on bone marrow donation, to bring attention to the pressing need for bone marrow donors and to encourage all adults to consider joining the registry. We also aim to provide support to families that have a family member in need of a bone marrow or stem cell transplant.
Objectives: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are primarily isolated from bone marrow. Peripheral blood is also reported as an alternative source of MSC. This study compared MSC which were isolated and cultured from bone marrow and those from peripheral blood of rats. Methods: MSC from bone marrow and peripheral blood were harvested from 5 male Sprague Dawley rats. After isolation, the cells were grown on tissue culture plates with concentration of 107 cells per well. Observations were conducted to evaluate the attachment of nucleated cells with fibroblast-like morphology. Characterization of MSC was done using reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and immunocytochemistry assay. Results: The mean number of nucleated cells isolated from the bone marrow on day 0 was higher than those isolated from the peripheral blood. Bone marrow MSC with typical fibroblast-like morphology proliferated rapidly and reached 80% confluency on day 14. Subcultures were able to be conducted on day 15 ...
Help needed with bone marrow biopsy terminology and meanings - posted in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Hello! Could someone please explain what these terms of a bone marrow biopsy mean? 1. A hypocellular marrow (10% or less). 2.Decreased myeloid to erythroid ratio (1:1) 3.Left shifted in myeloid series with scanty maturation. 4. Stainable iron ( grade 2 out 4).
The typical procedure will start with a course of very high doses of chemotherapy, specifically tailored to obliterate the patients existing bone marrow. This procedure is called myeloablation, and is meant to kill the diseased bone marrow and affected blood cells. At this point, because of the lack of bone marrow and the cells that comprise it, including the immune cells, the patient becomes very susceptible to infection. This actually is the major cause of death and disability for HSCT.. After a few days, the hematopoietic stem cells, which are the stem cells that will become the patients new bone marrow, are given to the patient. Depending on the disease, this could be from the patients own stem cells, or from a matched donor. And once these have been implanted, they then start to function as the new bone marrow with potentially curative results.. The success rates for HSCT differ and would depend on a lot of factors, some are inherent in the patient, biology of the disease and facilities ...
Introduction Examination of the bone marrow (BM) aspirate and trephine biopsy is essential for the diagnosis of BM disorders. A comprehensive diagnosis of a BM disorder often requires the integration of various diagnostic approaches: peripheral blood (PB) counts and smear evaluation, BM aspirate and imprint smear, BM trephine biopsy Other investigations such as cytochemistry, immunophenotypic analysis, cytogenetic and molecular genetic techniques, Biochemical and microbiological test results, as appropriate. The aspirate and trephine biopsy provide complementary and useful information. It is recommended that both BM aspirate and biopsy be routinely performed so that respective findings can be correlated.
Bone marrow contains hematopoietic stem cells, the precursors to every blood cell type. These cells spring into action following bone marrow transplants, bone marrow injury and during
Bone marrow is a complex organ that contains various hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic cells. These cells are involved in many biological processes, including hematopoiesis, immune regulation and tumor regulation. Commonly used methods for understanding cellular actions in the bone marrow, such as histology and blood counts, provide static information rather than capturing the dynamic action of multiple cellular components in vivo. To complement the standard methods, a window chamber (WC)-based model was developed to enable serial in vivo imaging of cells and structures in the murine bone marrow. This protocol describes a surgical procedure for installing the WC in the femur, in order to facilitate long-term optical access to the femoral bone marrow. In particular, to demonstrate its experimental utility, this WC approach was used to image and track neutrophils within the vascular network of the femur, thereby providing a novel method to visualize and quantify immune cell trafficking and ...
A bone marrow biopsy involves removing a small sample of the bone marrow inside your bones for testing. Bone marrow is a soft tissue in the center of most large bones. It makes most of the bodys blood cells. The biopsy is done using a small needle inserted into the bone
Ryser, J and Dutton, R W., The humoral immune response of mouse bone marrow lymphocytes in vitro. (1977). Subject Strain Bibliography 1977. 3265 ...
In situ detection of CD73+ CD90+ CD105+ lineage: Mesenchymal stromal cells in human placenta and bone marrow specimens by chipcytometry2018-09-262018-09-26 ...
Make an appointment. Call (212) 305-9770. What is bone marrow failure? Bone marrow, the spongy substance within the larger bones of the body, is where blood cells are made. Bone marrow failure occurs when the bone marrow does not create enough red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets for blood to perform its normal functions to keep the body working properly. In
I have a sister who has been sick for a while, gradually getting worse. Over the last year she has lost a TON of hair, she has joint pains, shortness of breath, and very tired. She got blood work at her doctors office and he said she was very anemic and that there were some abnormal cells and he wanted her to go to a hematologist. She did. They took more blood and did a test for lupus and RA and those 2 tests were essentially negative but she was even more anemic, so they wanted to do a bone marrow biopsy. When they did the bone marrow, they did not get enough marrow to test but the bone biopsy showed caseating granulomas. They just did another bone marrow aspiration yesterday to test that and they had a real hard time getting anything to aspirate. They mentioned dust a few times.?? The pathologist said they got enough though for the doctor to make the diagnosis and that he was leaning towards 2 different things but could not say what. It will be another week before we hear anything from the ...
Bone marrow examination refers to the pathologic analysis of samples of bone marrow obtained by bone marrow biopsy (often called a trephine biopsy) and bone marrow aspiration. Bone marrow examination is used in the diagnosis of a number of conditions, including leukemia, multiple myeloma, lymphoma, anemia, and pancytopenia. The bone marrow produces the cellular elements of the blood, including platelets, red blood cells and white blood cells. While much information can be gleaned by testing the blood itself (drawn from a vein by phlebotomy), it is sometimes necessary to examine the source of the blood cells in the bone marrow to obtain more information on hematopoiesis; this is the role of bone marrow aspiration and biopsy. Bone marrow samples can be obtained by aspiration and trephine biopsy. Sometimes, a bone marrow examination will include both an aspirate and a biopsy. The aspirate yields semi-liquid bone marrow, which can be examined by a pathologist under a light microscope and analyzed by ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Bone marrow aplasia and Ewings sarcoma occuring prior to stem cell transplant. AU - Wolff, Lawrence. AU - Moore, T. B.. AU - Magenis, E.. PY - 1999/2. Y1 - 1999/2. N2 - The association of secondary malignancies with bone marrow aplasia after bone marrow transplant is a known entity. We report a 19 year old man who was diagnosed as having bone marrow aplasia. The initial and subsequent evaluations of his bone marrow and blood showed normal chromosomes, normal mitocycin C stimulation, and normal serum acid hemolysis test. In March, 1995, he was treated with antilymphocyte globulin (ALG), cyclosporine (CSA), glucocorticosteroids (G) and gmcsf. His marrow quickly showed trilineage recovery. However by February, 1996, his peripheral blood counts and bone marrow again indicated marrow failure. The very hypocellular marrow showed only a rare CD34 positive cell and the marrow lymphocytes were entirely T suppressor cells (CD3, CD8). Again the bone marrow responded to ALG, CSA, G, and ...
Bone marrow failure is a general term covering many diseases. Bone marrow, the sponge-like tissue found inside bones, contains blood-forming stem cells that develop into red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Disorders affecting the stem cells can, in turn, lead to bone marrow failure-rare, potentially life-threatening diseases in which the bone marrow stops functioning or produces abnormal blood cells. These diseases are classified into two major categories: acquired bone marrow failure and inherited bone marrow failure. Acquired bone marrow failure may be caused by a variety of factors including exposure to certain chemicals, environmental toxins, viruses, or by autoimmune responses. Acquired bone marrow failure diseases include aplastic anemia, myelodysplasia, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and pure red cell aplasia. Inherited forms of bone marrow failure arise from specific alterations or abnormalities of genes. The most common inherited bone marrow failure disorders include ...
Bone marrow suppression also known as myelotoxicity or myelosuppression, is the decrease in production of cells responsible for providing immunity (leukocytes), carrying oxygen (erythrocytes), and/or those responsible for normal blood clotting (thrombocytes). Bone marrow suppression is a serious side effect of chemotherapy and certain drugs affecting the immune system such as azathioprine. The risk is especially high in cytotoxic chemotherapy for leukemia. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), in some rare instances, may also cause bone marrow suppression. The decrease in blood cell counts does not occur right at the start of chemotherapy because the drugs do not destroy the cells already in the bloodstream (these are not dividing rapidly). Instead, the drugs affect new blood cells that are being made by the bone marrow. When myelosuppression is severe, it is called myeloablation. Many other drugs including common antibiotics may cause bone marrow suppression. Unlike chemotherapy the ...
This experiential VR training and assessment is designed to help learners acquire the necessary skills to perform bone marrow aspiration and biopsy procedures.. Often performed by doctors and advanced practice nurses (APNs), bone marrow aspiration and biopsy procedures can be helpful in detecting blood related problems and infections. Doctors may request these medical tests when a patients blood report appears abnormal and lacks sufficient data to identify certain illnesses, such as cancer. Bone marrow samples may also be collected for medical procedures like stem cell transplants or chromosomal analysis. These invasive procedures require a great deal of care and caution, making it imperative to be well-trained in the skill to avoid errors.. This interactive bone marrow aspiration and biopsy VR course takes place in a realistic, zero-risk virtual environment where learners can physically practice the procedure on a virtual patient. In training mode, the step-by-step guides enable a scaffolded ...
Bone marrow transplant (BMT) can strengthen the body to fight cancer by replacing the blood building cells in the body that are destroyed by chemotherapy and radiation treatments, which are used to kill the cancer cells, with healthy stem cells found in bone marrow.. In a bone marrow transplant, the patients diseased bone marrow is destroyed and healthy bone marrow stem cells are infused into the patients blood-stream. In a successful BMT transplant, the new bone marrow migrates to the cavities of the large bones and begins producing healthy, normal blood cells.. Types of Bone Marrow Transplants. There are several types of bone marrow transplants, also referred to as stem-cell transplants. Which type is used for any given patient depends on the specific patients disease as well as other factors such as the patients age and the availability of a suitable donor. Learn more ,,. Resources. Here at Winship Cancer Institute Bone Marrow Transplant Center we believe patient information is a vital ...
Transplantation of 8 x 10(6) C57BL/6-Nu+/Nu+ (nude) bone marrow cells into C3H/HeJ recipients after conditioning with 8 Gy of total body irradiation has resulted in a markedly higher rate of graft rejection or graft failure compared to that found in recipients of normal C57BL/6 or C57BL/6-Bg+/Bg+ (beige) T-cell-depleted bone marrow. Mixing experiments using different numbers of nude bone marrow cells with or without mature thymocytes (unagglutinated by peanut agglutinin) revealed that engraftment of allogeneic T-cell-depleted bone marrow is T-cell dependent. To ensure engraftment, a large inoculum of nude bone marrow must be supplemented with a trace number of donor T cells, whereas a small bone marrow dose from nude donors requires a much larger number of T cells for engraftment. Marked enhancement of donor type chimerism was also found when F1 thymocytes were added to nude bone marrow cells, indicating that the enhancement of bone marrow engraftment by T cells is not only mediated by ...
Explains how bone marrow aspiration and biopsy tests are used, when bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy tests are ordered, and what the results of a bone marrow aspiration or biopsy might mean
Explains how bone marrow aspiration and biopsy tests are used, when bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy tests are ordered, and what the results of a bone marrow aspiration or biopsy might mean
This a medical procedure wherein a sample is taken from the soft tissue inside the bones. Bone marrow inside larger bones - such as your ribs, skull, hips, breastbone and spine - contain a combination of platelets and white and red blood cells.. Inside the Marrow. Each one of the following three components perform important functions. Your red blood cells carry oxygen and nutrients to all parts of your body while white blood cells fight off diseases and infections in your system. Platelets help control bleeding and blood clot.. Diagnoses and Treatments. To make sure the cells are developing right, a bone marrow aspiration or bone marrow biopsy is performed to remove a sample of the bone marrow. This helps physicians make accurate diagnoses. Through the medical procedure, doctors can see if the sample shows signs of blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma and fevers of unknown causes. Signs of stem cell problems as well as rare genetic diseases can be found, says Cancer. By knowing what theyre ...
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This is also known as bone marrow aspiration and biopsy. In this procedure, a small sample of blood and bone marrow is taken from your bone marrow to test for
Published on May 01, 2019 MPP Anands seventeenth Members Statement was on the topic of Bone Marrow Donations, delivered on 1 May 2019.. See full transcript below:. Bone marrow transplants, also called stem cell transplants, treat over 80 diseases and disorders, including certain forms of cancer. A patients diseased bone marrow is replaced with healthy stem cells from a donor.. Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to raise awareness for the bone marrow registry. On any given day, there are about 1,000 Canadians on a waiting list for a bone marrow transplant. Three out of four patients rely on external bone marrow donors. Finding a potential donor is not an easy job, especially among South Asians, where theres a one-in-a-million chance because of the extremely low donor registration rate.. I would like to recognize a charity, Match For Marrow, from the GTA, which has partnered with Canadian Blood Services and other international organizations to raise awareness for bone marrow registries. ...
Our first blog post highlights the life-saving bone marrow transplant procedure.. The Important Work of a Bone Marrow Transplant. For patients with certain conditions such sickle cell disease, lymphoma, aplastic anemia, and neuroblastoma, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), and including possible fatal blood cancers, like lymphoma and leukemia, a bone marrow transplant offers a chance for a cure and a longer life. Its also sometimes necessary to repair damaged marrow (where blood cells are manufactured) as a result of chemotherapy for cancer, as was the case with Good Morning Americas host Robin Roberts. We are happy to hear that Robin is expected back to Good Morning Amerca on February 20th after taking time off for her bone marrow transplant.. Bone Marrow Transplant Donor Awareness. The largest U.S. registry for bone marrow donors Be The Match National Marrow Donor Program encourages people to get involved or volunteer. Be The Match helps to connect donor matches with patients in need of a ...
A bone marrow aspiration and biopsy are usually done together to see how the bone marrow is working. Learn about bone marrow aspiration and biopsy.
Bone marrow aspiration is the removal of a small amount of the liquid portion of the bone marrow through a needle inserted into the bone. It can be done to collect bone marrow for stem cell transplantation or chromosomal analysis, or to monitor treatment for certain types of blood disorders.. The bone marrow sample is examined under a microscope to obtain information to:. ...
For some patients, bone marrow transplants become necessary because of several reasons. It could be because of some severe blood disorders including certain types of blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma. Further, many people have to go in for high-dose chemotherapy. These high dosages may be quite effective in getting rid of dangerous cancer cells. However, they also wipe out healthy cells and in many cases, the entire bone marrow is wiped out and destroyed. In such situations, the only option is to go in for a bone marrow transplant. When a person needs high dosage chemotherapy, often doctors go in for bone marrow transplant to replace the destroyed bone marrow with new ones. This will help the patients to ensure that after the therapy, the body gets high quality and fresh bone marrow. The same can be used for the production of high-quality blood stem cells from the blood cancer bone marrow transplant. This will help in augmenting the supply of red blood cells, white blood cells, and ...
OBJECTIVE: Patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) have significantly fewer and functionally impaired endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) in peripheral blood and bone marrow; further, endothelial apoptosis seems to play a primary role in the pathogenesis of vascular damage. We investigated whether the failure of bone marrow EPC is related to their apoptotic phenotype and analyzed the possible mechanisms inducing apoptosis.METHODS: The presence of apoptotic cells was investigated in bone marrow aspirates taken from patients with SSc; microvessel density (MVD) and the immunohistochemical expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) were also measured in bone marrow biopsies. A correlation between EPC apoptosis and the presence of antiendothelial cell antibodies (AECA) was also investigated.RESULTS: We confirmed the presence of bone marrow EPC dysfunction in SSc, while hematopoiesis was not impaired. Bone marrow studies showed a high percentage of apoptotic progenitors, no signs of ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Value of routine bone marrow examination in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia (AML): A study of the Dutch Childhood Oncology Group (DCOG). AU - Hageman, I.M.G.. AU - Peek, A.M.L.. AU - de Haas, V.. AU - Damen-Korbijn, C.M.. AU - Kaspers, G.J.L.. PY - 2012. Y1 - 2012. U2 - 10.1002/pbc.24124. DO - 10.1002/pbc.24124. M3 - Article. C2 - 22378688. VL - 59. SP - 1239. EP - 1244. JO - Pediatric Blood and Cancer. JF - Pediatric Blood and Cancer. SN - 1545-5009. IS - 7. ER - ...
There are many different types of blood cell, but they all develop from stem cells. Most of these stem cells are found in the bone marrow (the soft inside part of the bone), although some are found in the blood (peripheral blood stem cells). Chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy damages normal cells as well as cancer cells. At high doses the bone marrow may be damaged or destroyed, and the patient may not be able to produce the necessary blood cells. In a Bone marrow transplant (BMT), marrow containing healthy stem cells is infused to replace those damaged by the high dose therapy, so that the patient can produce blood cells again. If it is not possible to use marrow, a peripheral blood stem cell transplant (PBSCT) may be given. There are 3 types of transplant: (1) Allogenic transplants are where marrow is donated by another person; (2) Autologous transplants involve cells being taken from the patient, stored, and then reinfused following high-dose therapy; and (3) Syngenic transplants are where the ...
Quantification of vertebral bone marrow (VBM) water-fat composition has been proposed as advanced imaging biomarker for osteoporosis. Estrogen deficiency is the primary reason for trabecular bone loss in postmenopausal women. By reducing estrogen levels aromatase inhibitors (AI) as part of breast cancer therapy promote bone loss. Bisphosphonates (BP) are recommended to counteract this adverse drug effect. The purpose of our study was to quantify VBM proton density fat fraction (PDFF) changes at the lumbar spine using chemical shift encoding-based water-fat MRI (CSE-MRI) and bone mineral density (BMD) changes using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) related to AI and BP treatment over a 12-month period. Twenty seven postmenopausal breast cancer patients receiving AI therapy were recruited for this study. 22 subjects completed the 12-month study. 14 subjects received AI and BP (AI+BP), 8 subjects received AI without BP (AI-BP). All subjects underwent 3 T MRI. An eight-echo 3D spoiled gradient-echo
A bone marrow biopsy may be done in a health care providers office or in a hospital. Informed consent for the procedure is typically required. The patient is asked to lie on their abdomen (prone position) or on their side (lateral decubitus position). The skin is cleansed, and a local anesthetic such as lidocaine or procaine is injected to numb the area. Patients may also be pretreated with analgesics and/or anti-anxiety medications, although this is not a routine practice. Typically, the aspirate is performed first. An aspirate needle is inserted through the skin using manual pressure and force until it abuts the bone. Then, with a twisting motion of clinicians hand and wrist, the needle is advanced through the bony cortex (the hard outer layer of the bone) and into the marrow cavity. Once the needle is in the marrow cavity, a syringe is attached and used to aspirate (suck out) liquid bone marrow. A twisting motion is performed during the aspiration to avoid excess content of blood in the ...
This exhibit reveals elements associated with the extraction of bone marrow from the large bones in the hip. A female patient is shown along side with a detailed overview of the bone marrow, needle extraction. Labels include the biopsy, needle, skin, marrow, hip bone and bone marrow aspiration.
This exhibit reveals elements associated with the extraction of bone marrow from the large bones in the hip. A female patient is shown along side with a detailed overview of the bone marrow, needle extraction. Labels include the biopsy, needle, skin, marrow, hip bone and bone marrow aspiration.
About Stem Cell Transplantations (SCT). In the bone marrow, there is approximately one stem cell in every 100,000 blood cells. The bone marrow in the breast bone, skull, hips, ribs, and spine contains the stem cells.. In the blood stream, the number of stem cells is about 1/100 of that in the bone marrow. Transplantation of these stem cells from the blood stream is sometimes used in addition to, or instead of, traditional bone marrow transplantation.. Peripheral blood stem cell transplantation differs from traditional bone marrow transplantation only in the method by which the stem cells are harvested for infusion into the patient.. Harvesting stem cells from bone marrow requires a surgical procedure.. Harvesting stem cells from the blood stream is accomplished by a process called apheresis.. The patient is connected to a cell separation machine via a needle in each arm. Blood is taken from one arm, circulated through the machine to remove the stem cells, and the remaining blood cells are ...
About Stem Cell Transplantations (SCT). In the bone marrow, there is approximately one stem cell in every 100,000 blood cells. The bone marrow in the breast bone, skull, hips, ribs, and spine contains the stem cells.. In the blood stream, the number of stem cells is about 1/100 of that in the bone marrow. Transplantation of these stem cells from the blood stream is sometimes used in addition to, or instead of, traditional bone marrow transplantation.. Peripheral blood stem cell transplantation differs from traditional bone marrow transplantation only in the method by which the stem cells are harvested for infusion into the patient.. Harvesting stem cells from bone marrow requires a surgical procedure.. Harvesting stem cells from the blood stream is accomplished by a process called apheresis.. The patient is connected to a cell separation machine via a needle in each arm. Blood is taken from one arm, circulated through the machine to remove the stem cells, and the remaining blood cells are ...
The Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center offers treatment choices for people with lymphoma and myeloma.Almost 1,000 New Mexicans receive a blood cancer diagnosis each year, according to American Cancer Society estimates.. The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center program is the states only bone marrow transplant program.It includes a nurse manager, nurse coordinator, a social worker, a pharmacist, infusion nurses, and an inpatient team. Bone marrow transplantation needs a multidisciplinary team because of the complexity in coordinating care, says Fero. The teams Nurse Manager, Maria Limanovich, says the team follows each person from the beginning of bone marrow transplant treatment through completion.. Bone marrow, the soft reddish material that fills the inside of our bones, produces millions of new blood cells each second. These millions of cells come from a tiny number of bone marrow stem cells. These stem cells are special because they can mature into ...
ABSTRACT Introduction; Hematological abnormalities are a common complication of HIV infection. Bone marrow abnormalities occur in all stages of HIV infection. Present work was carried out to study the bone marrow abnormalities in patients with HIV/AIDS. Methods: 160 patients of HIV +ve were included in the study. A complete blood count, relevant biochemical investigations, CD4 counts were done, besides a thorough history and clinical examination. HIV positive patients were classified as those having AIDS and those without AIDS according to NACO criteria. Bone marrow examination was performed for indication of anemia, leucopenia, pancytopenia and thrombocytopenia. Results: As per CDC criteria 59.81% patients had AIDS in 107 patients. The most common hematological abnormality was anemia, seen in 93.12% patients. Bone marrow was normocellular in 79.06% of non-AIDS and 79.68% of AIDS, hypocellular in 13.95%.Thrombocytopenia was seen in 4 cases of ART (4.93%) and 3 cases (4.68%) of AIDS group. ...
Bone Marrow Transplantation. For bone marrow transplantation, not only native stem cells of the patient are used, but also stem cells of another person can be transplanted, if particular criteria are met. Transplantations are categorized according to the source of stem cell.. How bone marrow is obtained for transplantation and how peripheral stem cells are collected for transplantation?. Stem cells to be used in transplantation can be collected from bone marrow, peripheral blood and umbilical cord blood of mothers who deliver recently. Although stem cells collected from peripheral blood are usually primarily preferred, stem cells collected from bone marrow will be preferred in benign diseases, such as aplastic anemia, thalassemia and immune deficiency syndromes.. Peripheral stem cell is harvested with apheresis device after cytokines, which help stem cells in bone marrow migrate to peripheral blood and are referred as granulocyte colony stimulant factor (G-CSF), are used.. For patients in need ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Cigarette smoke-induced effects on bone marrow B-cell subsets and CD4 +:CD8+ T-cell ratios are reversed by smoking cessation. T2 - Influence of bone mass on immune cell response to and recovery from smoke exposure. AU - Fusby, Jenny S.. AU - Kassmeier, Michele D.. AU - Palmer, Victoria L.. AU - Perry, Greg A.. AU - Anderson, Dirk K.. AU - Hackfort, Bryan T.. AU - Alvarez, Gwen K.. AU - Cullen, Diane M.. AU - Akhter, Mohammed P.. AU - Swanson, Patrick C.. PY - 2010/8. Y1 - 2010/8. N2 - Cigarette smoking adversely affects the immune system, and is a risk factor for developing osteoporosis. How smoking contributes to osteoporosis is unclear, but since lymphocytes help maintain bone homeostasis and lymphocyte depletion results in bone loss, one potential mechanism for how smoke exposure promotes osteoporosis is by reducing bone marrow lymphocytes. Since the risk for developing osteoporosis is reportedly greater in smokers with polymorphisms in LRP5, a gene involved in canonical Wnt ...
What is bone marrow transplant?. A Bone Marrow Transplant is a medical procedure that is performed for replacing the infected or damaged bone marrow. Bone marrow can be destroyed by complex chemotherapy or infected by a disease. Blood stem cells are transplanted in this process that produces healthy blood cells in the bone marrow and encourage growth in new marrow. Transplants are of two types; autologous transplant (usage of own stem cells) and allogeneic transplant (usage of stem cells from the donor) ...
Seventeen of eighteen patients with the Hurler syndrome demomstrated a characteristic, perhaps pathognomonic, accumulation of mucopolysaccharide granules in their bone marrow. These can be easily recognized by conventional hematologic techniques for preparation and staining of bone marrow. Since large amounts of bone marrow material can be obtained, bone marrow aspirates could conceivably provide an accessible source of tissue mucopolysaccharide for analysis and study. Reilly bodies are so infrequently found that we feel their importance as a diagnostic feature has been overemphasized.. ...
Of 41 HIV+ patients, 38 were male (93%) and indications for BM biopsies were lymphoma (20), pancytopenia (8), anemia (6), MGUS (2), polycythemia (2), leucopenia (1), splenomegaly (1), and thrombocytopenia (1). Mean age was 47 (range 32-71), mean CD4 count 211 (2-928), 27% had undetectable plasma HIV RNA, and 75% were on HAART. The 47 HIV- controls, matched for indications for BM biopsy, included 32 males (65%), and mean age was 56 (range 27-93). Quantitative PCR detected JCV DNA in BM samples of 19/41 (46%) HIV+ vs 3/47 (6%) of HIV- (p , 0.001). Preliminary immunohistochemistry (IHC) experiments suggest that JCV T antigen is detectable in a fraction of JCV DNA positive bone marrows samples, while JCV VP1 protein was not. Furthermore, JCV was detected by double IHC in some of the plasma cells, myeloid, and lymphoid cells. We then tested fresh BM aspirates, blood and urine samples from 30 HIV- and 6 HIV+ patients. JCV DNA was detectable in 10/36 (28%) fresh BM aspirates, 7/26 (27%) peripheral ...
Here, the protein-coding genes expressed in the bone marrow are described and characterized, together with examples of immunohistochemically stained tissue sections that visualize protein expression patterns of proteins that correspond to genes with elevated expression in the bone marrow. Transcript profiling and RNA-data analyses based on normal human tissues have been described previously (Fagerberg et al., 2013). Analyses of mRNA expression including over 99% of all human protein-coding genes was performed using deep RNA sequencing of 172 individual samples corresponding to 37 different human normal tissue types. RNA sequencing results of 4 fresh frozen tissues representing normal bone marrow was compared to 168 other tissue samples corresponding to 36 tissue types, in order to determine genes with elevated expression in bone marrow. A tissue-specific score, defined as the ratio between mRNA levels in bone marrow compared to the mRNA levels in all other tissues, was used to divide the genes ...
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Sonic hedgehog (Shh) is an important signalling protein involved in the induction of early cartilaginous differentiation. Herein, we demonstrate that Shh markedly induces chondrogenesis of rabbit bone marrow stromal cells (BMSCs) under microgravity conditions, and promotes cartilage regeneration. In the rotary cell culture system (RCCS), chondrogenic differentiation was revealed by stronger Toluidine Blue and collagen II immunohistochemical staining in the Shh transfection group, and chondroinductive activity of Shh was equivalent to that of TGF-β. Western blotting and qRT-PCR analysis results verified the stronger expression of Sox9, aggrecan (ACAN), and collagen II in rabbit BMSCs treated with Shh or TGF-β in a microgravity environment. Low levels of chondrogenic hypertrophy, osteogenesis, and adipogenesis-related factors were detected in all groups. After transplantation in vivo, histological analysis revealed a significant improvement in cartilage and subchondral repair in the Shh transfection
TY - JOUR. T1 - Roles of bone marrow cells in skeletal metastases. T2 - No longer bystanders. AU - Park, Serk In. AU - Soki, Fabiana N.. AU - Mccauley, Laurie K.. PY - 2011/12. Y1 - 2011/12. N2 - Bone serves one of the most congenial metastatic microenvironments for multiple types of solid tumors, but its role in this process remains under-explored. Among many cell populations constituting the bone and bone marrow microenvironment, osteoblasts (originated from mesenchymal stem cells) and osteoclasts (originated from hematopoietic stem cells) have been the main research focus for pro-tumorigenic roles. Recently, increasing evidence further elucidates that hematopoietic lineage cells as well as stromal cells in the bone marrow mediate distinct but critical functions in tumor growth, metastasis, angiogenesis and apoptosis in the bone microenvironment. This review article summarizes the key evidence describing differential roles of bone marrow cells, including hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), ...
Blood samples from a vein in your arm may be taken before the bone marrow biopsy. In rare cases, you may be given a blood product (clotting factor or platelets) into a vein (IV) in your arm to prevent bleeding after the biopsy.. Adults usually have a sample of bone marrow fluid taken from the back of the pelvic bone. In rare cases a fluid sample is removed from the breastbone (sternum) or from the front of the pelvic bone. Babies and young children may have the sample taken from the front of the lower leg bone, just below the knee. A bone marrow biopsy is only taken from the pelvic bone.. You may be given a sedative to help you relax. You will lie either on your side or face down on your belly for the biopsy. It is important that you lie still in that position during the biopsy.. The skin over the aspiration site will be cleaned with a special solution and a medicine (local anesthetic) will be used to freeze the area. Then the aspiration needle will be put through your skin and into your bone to ...
Blood samples from a vein in your arm may be taken before the bone marrow biopsy. In rare cases, you may be given a blood product (clotting factor or platelets) into a vein ( IV ) in your arm to prevent bleeding after the biopsy.. Adults usually have a sample of bone marrow fluid taken from the back of the pelvic bone. In rare cases a fluid sample is removed from the breastbone ( sternum ) or from the front of the pelvic bone. Babies and young children may have the sample taken from the front of the lower leg bone, just below the knee. A bone marrow biopsy is only taken from the pelvic bone.. You may be given a sedative to help you relax. You will lie either on your side or facedown on your belly for the biopsy. It is important that you lie still in that position during the biopsy. The skin over the aspiration site will be cleaned with a special solution and a medicine ( local anesthetic ) will be used to numb the area. Then the aspiration needle will be put through your skin and into your bone ...
Bone marrow has been studied for a number of purposes in recent years because it is rich in stem cells - cells that can go on to become many different kinds of cells. In order to conduct this research, Isik and colleagues obtained a strain of mice whose bodies glow green under fluorescent light. The researchers removed bone marrow from the mice and then performed a stem cell transplant into a genetically identical strain of normal mice, whose cells do not glow green. Afterward, only the bone marrow of the transplanted mice glowed green inside the bodies of the mice, allowing researchers to track the bone marrow cells throughout the body. Researchers found green cells throughout the body, but observed that the highest concentration of bone marrow cells was in normal skin ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Lack of Development of Thermotolerance in Early Progenitors of Murine Bone Marrow Cells. AU - Mivechi, Nahid F.. AU - Li, Gloria C.. N1 - Copyright: Copyright 2016 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 1986/1/1. Y1 - 1986/1/1. N2 - We have studied the sensitivities of four hematopoietic stem cell types to heat stress as well as their abilities to develop thermotolerance. Granulocyte-macrophage colony forming units were the most heat resistant bone marrow progenitors tested. Of the erythroid progenitors tested, erythrocyte colony forming units were more resistant than the two more primitive erythrocyte burst forming units. To determine their ability to develop thermotolerance, hematopoietic precursors were heated in vivo at 43C for 30 min. At various times thereafter the hematopoietic stem cells were flushed from female C3Hf/Sed mouse preheated tibia. The bone marrow cell suspensions were then heated in vitro and plated for colony formation. The four stem cell precursors ...
The National Bone Marrow Transplant Link (nbmtLink) is a non-profit, voluntary organization dedicated to helping patients, as well as their caregivers, families, and the healthcare community, meet the many challenges of bone marrow/stem cell transplants (BMT) by providing vital information and support services. Each year, thousands of patients turn to bone marrow/stem cell transplants to treat cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. While a BMT can be a very effective treatment, it is a long and demanding process for patients and their loved ones. Since its founding in 1992, the National Bone Marrow Transplant Link has helped thousands of individuals worldwide through its comprehensive web site, publications for patients and caregivers, Emmy Award winning video, volunteer peer support programs, resource referrals and educational forums. The National Bone Marrow Transplant Link is funded through private, foundation and corporate donations ...
PURPOSE The hematopoietically active (or red) bone marrow is the target tissue assigned in skeletal dosimetry models for assessment of stochastic effects (leukemia induction) as well as tissue reactions (marrow toxicity). Active marrow, however, is in reality a surrogate tissue region for specific cell populations, namely the hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Present models of active marrow dosimetry implicitly assume that these cells are uniformly localized throughout the marrow spaces of trabecular spongiosa. Data from Watchman et al. and Bourke et al., however, clearly indicate that there is a substantial spatial concentration gradient of these cells with the highest concentrations localized near the bone trabeculae surfaces. The purpose of the present study was thus to explore the dosimetric implications of these spatial gradients on active marrow dosimetry. METHODS Images of several bone sites from a 45-yr female were retagged to group active marrow voxels into 50 μm increments of marrow
Bone marrow donors may be compensated for their donations.. This ruling will increase the odds of patients finding matches when in need of transplants, which must be a genetic match.. The court said that new technologies for transplanting bone marrow make the tissue more like blood and less like an organ. The National Organ Transplant Act prohibits compensation for human organs, such as kidneys, but allows payment for renewable tissues such as blood.. A California nonprofit, sued U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in 2009, challenging the ban on compensation for bone marrow donations.. They argued that allowing financial incentives for bone marrow donation was crucial because of the extreme difficulty of finding a genetic match.. The suit said the ban violated the U.S. Constitution because it treated bone marrow as a human organ while allowing payments for blood, sperm and eggs.. ...
Bone marrow transplants are used to treat patients with leukemia, multiple myeloma, immune deficiency disorders, aplastic anemia, lymphomas and some cases of breast or ovarian cancer. During a bone marrow transplant the patients existing bone marrow is destroyed and the new healthy bone marrow is infused into the patients blood stream. If the transplant is successful the new bone marrow will begin to produce healthy blood cells ...
The cellular constituents forming the haematopoietic stem cell (HSC) niche in the bone marrow are unclear, with studies implicating osteoblasts, endothelial and perivascular cells. Here we demonstrate that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), identified using nestin expression, constitute an essential HSC niche component. Nestin(+) MSCs contain all the bone-marrow colony-forming-unit fibroblastic activity and can be propagated as non-adherent mesenspheres that can self-renew and expand in serial transplantations. Nestin(+) MSCs are spatially associated with HSCs and adrenergic nerve fibres, and highly express HSC maintenance genes. These genes, and others triggering osteoblastic differentiation, are selectively downregulated during enforced HSC mobilization or beta3 adrenoreceptor activation. Whereas parathormone administration doubles the number of bone marrow nestin(+) cells and favours their osteoblastic differentiation, in vivo nestin(+) cell depletion rapidly reduces HSC content in the bone marrow.
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Bone marrow transplant may be possible for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency and other severe immunodeficiences. Virus-specific ... June 2008). "Stem cell transplantation for primary immunodeficiencies". Bone Marrow Transplant. 41 Suppl 2: S83-6. doi:10.1038/ ...
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Bone Marrow Transplant Retrieved on 21 November 2008 *^ Srivastava A, Bapat M, Ranade S, Srinivasan V, Murugan P, Manjunath S, ... "Bone Marrow Research. 2012: 1-8. doi:10.1155/2012/787414. PMC 3398573. PMID 22830032. Archived from the original on 3 January ... MSCs have been isolated from placenta, adipose tissue, lung, bone marrow and blood, Wharton's jelly from the umbilical cord,[23 ... Endothelial stem cells are one of the three types of multipotent stem cells found in the bone marrow. They are a rare and ...
Bone marrow, which requires extraction by harvesting, that is, drilling into bone (typically the femur or iliac crest). ... "Bone Marrow Transplant". *^ Kane, Ed (2008-05-01). "Stem-cell therapy shows promise for horse soft- ... Bone marrow transplant is a form of stem cell therapy that has been used for many years without controversy.[64][65] ... Bone Marrow Transplantation and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation In National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet web site. ...
The most prominent manifestations of this disorder are those related to hematopoeisis (production of blood by the bone marrow ... Fanconi anemia (FA) is a disorder with a wide clinical spectrum, including: early onset and increased risk of cancer; bone ...
Immature leucocytes: teenage humanoids with the same uniform as the lymphocyte B pilots: seen in the bone marrow, which is ...
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... or bone marrow (less than 10 percent of nucleated bone marrow cells are tumors). ... Stage 4: Dissemination of tumor to distant lymph nodes, bone marrow, bone, liver, or other organs except as defined by Stage 4S ... "Bone Marrow Transplantation. 41 (2): 159-65. doi:10.1038/sj.bmt.1705929. PMC 2892221. PMID 18037943.. ... Infiltration of the bone marrow may cause pallor from anemia.. Neuroblastoma often spreads to other parts of the body before ...
"Bone Marrow Transplantation. 31 (12): 1704105. doi:10.1038/sj.bmt.1704105.. *^ Fine, Jo-David; Manes, Becky; Frangoul, Haydar ( ... As of 2008 clinical research at the University of Minnesota has included a bone marrow transplant to a 2-year-old child who is ... at least four patients have died in the course of either preparation for or institution of bone marrow transplantation for ... the severe immunosuppression that bone marrow transplantation requires causes a significant risk of serious infections in ...
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Sloan JM, Ballen K (May 2008). "SCT in Jehovah's Witnesses: the bloodless transplant". Bone Marrow Transplant. 41 (10): 837-44 ...
Bone marrow suppression, including *Decreased white blood cell count causing increased risk of infection ... Irreversible bone marrow failure due to melphalan not being withdrawn early enough ...
Bone marrow problems (suppression). Clofarabine can stop the bone marrow from making enough red blood cells, white blood cells ... Serious side effects that can happen because of bone marrow suppression include severe infection (sepsis), bleeding, and anemia ...
Marrow transplant[edit]. Bone marrow transplant can replace the transplant recipient's immune system with the donor's, and the ... The marrow's hematopoietic stem cells-the reservoir of stem cells replenishing exhausted blood cells including white blood ... There is a risk of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), however, whereby mature lymphocytes entering with marrow recognize the new ...
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It can also involve bone marrow transplantation. Information on prognosis is limited by the rarity of the condition. Prognosis ... Acute erythroid leukemias can be classified as follows: 50% or more of all nucleated bone marrow cells are erythroblasts, ... Orazi, Attilio; O'Malley, Dennis P.; Arber, Daniel A. (2006-07-20). Illustrated Pathology of the Bone Marrow. Cambridge ... These cells may constitute 90% or more of the marrow elements. Despite this lack of myeloblasts, these cases should be ...
Bone marrow aspirate smear: visceral leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is diagnosed in the hematology laboratory by direct ... Buffy-coat preparations of peripheral blood or aspirates from marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, or skin lesions should be spread on ...
liver, bone marrow, and lymphatic organs USES[edit]. Connective tissue has a wide variety of functions that depend on the types ... Special connective tissue consists of reticular connective tissue, adipose tissue, cartilage, bone, and blood.[9] Other kinds ... cartilage and bone.[16]:158 Cells of the immune system, such as macrophages, mast cells, plasma cells and eosinophils are found ... tendon, ligament, skin, cornea, cartilage, bone, blood vessels, gut, and intervertebral disc. ...
Case 3. Bone marrow involvement in osteosarcoma. „J Clin Oncol". 19 (1), s. 276-8, Jan 2001. PMID: 11134225. ... Bone Cancer Version 2.2016. „NCCN", 2016. *PG. Casali, JY. Blay, A. Bertuzzi, S. Bielack i inni. Bone sarcomas: ESMO Clinical ... Osteosarcoma in Paget's disease of bone. „J Bone Miner Res". 21 Suppl 2, s. P58-63, Dec 2006. DOI: 10.1359/jbmr.06s211. PMID: ... a b c d e Andrew L. Folpe, Carrie Y. Inwards: Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology: A Volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic ...
Recently they have been shown to reside for much longer periods in the bone marrow as long-lived plasma cells (LLPC). They ... After leaving the bone marrow, the B cell acts as an antigen presenting cell (APC) and internalizes offending antigens, which ... Plasma cells originate in the bone marrow; B cells differentiate into plasma cells that produce antibody molecules closely ... and frequently travel to the bone marrow.[6] For example, plasma cells will likely secrete IgG3 antibodies if they matured in ...
Bone marrow suppression (anemia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia) is the most commonly occurring side effect of chlorambucil. ... Common side effects include bone marrow suppression.[2] Other serious side effects include an increased long term risk of ...
Although bone marrow is not an organ or a component of an organ, the act made paying bone marrow donors punishable by up to 5 ... At the time the act was passed, donating bone marrow involved a painful and risky medical procedure.[45] In the years after the ... In 2009, the organization sued to allow donors to be compensated for giving bone marrow.[44] The National Organ Transplant Act ... The Institute for Justice lawsuit argued that the development of apheresis meant that donors who gave bone marrow through blood ...
Platelets are produced in the bone marrow. Normal platelet counts range from 150,000 to 450,000 platelets per µL of blood. ... arrested development of the bone marrow, and normal WASp expression. Treatment for individuals with X-linked thrombocytopenia ...
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... s arise and mature in bone marrow. When activated, basophils degranulate to release histamine, proteoglycans (e.g. ...
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... bone marrow transplantation, and HIV-1 infection. Annual Review of Immunology. 2000, 18: 529-560. ISSN 0732-0582. PMID 10837068 ...
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"Bone Marrow Transplant" redirects here. For the journal abbreviated Bone Marrow Transplant, see Bone Marrow Transplantation ( ... Bone marrow transplantation usually requires that the recipient's own bone marrow be destroyed (myeloablation). Prior to the ... Thomas' work showed that bone marrow cells infused intravenously could repopulate the bone marrow and produce new blood cells. ... "Allogeneic bone marrow transplant for chronic myelogenous leukemia in a patient with multiple sclerosis". Bone Marrow ...
"Bone Marrow Res 2012: 787414. PMC 3398573. PMID 22830032. *↑ William JB; Prabakaran, Rajamanickam; Ayyappan, Subbu (2011). " ... 2006). "Improved liver function in patients with liver cirrhosis after autologous bone marrow cell infusion therapy". Stem ... "P-Selectin coated microtube for enrichment of CD34+ hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells from human bone marrow". Clin Chem ... stem cells in adult bone marrow and other tissues". Leukemia 21 (5): 860-7. PMID 17344915. ...
... s are progenitor cells that arise from mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) in the bone marrow. They have ... before any genetic or morphological criteria were put in place for bone marrow or connective tissues. Osteoprogenitor cells can ... "Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 22 (8): 1245-1259. doi:10.1359/jbmr.070420. PMID 17456009.. ... giving rise to either bone or cartilage respectively. Osteochondroprogenitor cells are important for bone formation and ...
He was a board member of the Armenian American Chamber of Commerce, International Bone Marrow Donor Registry, President of the ...
The organization hosts events throughout the year to support the hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant unit[71] at ...
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liver, bone marrow, and lymphatic organs FunctionEdit. Connective tissue has a wide variety of functions that depend on the ... Bind bones and other tissues to each other. Alpha polypeptide chains. tendon, ligament, skin, cornea, cartilage, bone, blood ... Special connective tissue consists of reticular connective tissue, adipose tissue, cartilage, bone, and blood.[8] Other kinds ... cartilage and bone.[15]:158 Cells of the immune system, such as macrophages, mast cells, plasma cells and eosinophils are found ...
... clots of fat from the bone marrow can escape from the broken bone and travel to the lungs) ... However, it can also be caused by clumped cancer cells, fat, or bone. Rarely, while giving birth, a woman can get a clot of ... Recent fracture of one of the long bones in the leg (because having a broken leg makes it harder to move around; also, ...
Jude is the first known hospital in the world to cure sickle cell disease through bone marrow transplantation. Today, bone ... marrow transplantation still offers the only cure for sickle cell disease. Members of Kappa Alpha Psi reach out to churches in ...
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Discontinuous capillaries as found in sinusoidal tissues of bone marrow, liver and spleen have little or no filter function.[1] ...
... which is the organ essential for T-cell maturation following the migration of precursor cells from the bone marrow. This age- ... "Enhanced differentiation of splenic plasma cells but diminished long-lived high-affinity bone marrow plasma cells in aged mice ...
Then he sutured them together and attached them to the stump of bone to keep them from retracting.[16] This is the first known ... Gift of Life Marrow Registry. *Human Tissue Authority. *LifeSharers. *National Marrow Donor Program ... Surgeons usually connect the bones first, followed by tendons, arteries, nerves, veins, and skin. ...
One has cancer, which has already spread to his bone marrow. Nelson, the boy with cancer, takes a turn for the worse, and asks ...
... is a biological treatment option for articular cartilage damage bone marrow stimulating technique in combination with a ... using tissue engineering with a scaffold derived from a rat meniscus and mesenchymal stromal cells derived from rat bone marrow ... Osteoarthritis is a common condition of cartilage failure that can lead to limited range of motion, bone damage and invariably ... bone can be exposed in the joint. Some additional examples of cartilage failure mechanisms include cellular matrix linkage ...
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... increase of production in bone marrow, increased release from storage in bone marrow, decreased attachment to veins and ... All white blood cells are produced and derived from multipotent cells in the bone marrow known as hematopoietic stem cells. ... Miscellaneous - ECMO, kidney or bone marrow transplant, hemodialysis, kidney failure, severe burn, celiac disease, severe acute ... Increased destruction of cells in peripheral circulation can stimulate bone marrow. This can occur in hemolytic anemia and ...
Bone Marrow Transplant». *↑ Ed Kane. «Stem-cell therapy shows promise for horse soft-tissue injury ... "Application of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells in six patients with advanced chronic critical limb ischemia as a ... Bone Marrow Transplantation and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation In National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet web site. ... "A hypothesis for an embryonic origin of pluripotent Oct-4(+) stem cells in adult bone marrow and other tissues". Leukemia 21 (5 ...
This agent also causes respiratory tract lesions, bone marrow depression, and eye damage, the epithelial tissues of these ...
For a long time, the most efficient approach had been to use bone marrow graft, or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. ... Because of all these reasons, bone marrow grafts or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation have seen a decrease in their ... The bones themselves may be affected, resulting in short stature. In addition, pebbly, ivory-colored skin lesions may be found ...
"Effect of homologous bone marrow injections in x-irradiated rabbits". British Journal of Experimental Pathology. 38 (4): 401- ...
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Bone marrow, soft, gelatinous tissue that fills the cavities of the bones. Bone marrow is either red or yellow, depending upon ... In humans the red bone marrow forms all of the blood cells with the exception of the lymphocytes, which ... Bone marrow, also called myeloid tissue, soft, gelatinous tissue that fills the cavities of the bones. Bone marrow is either ... radiation: Bone marrow. The blood-forming cells of the bone marrow are among the most radiosensitive cells in the body. If a ...
Bone marrow examination refers to the pathologic analysis of samples of bone marrow obtained by bone marrow biopsy (often ... An Illustrated Guide to Performing the Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy MedlinePlus: Bone marrow biopsy eMedicine: Bone Marrow ... Sometimes, a bone marrow examination will include both an aspirate and a biopsy. The aspirate yields semi-liquid bone marrow, ... Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy Article Last Updated: April 7, 2008 What to Expect During a Bone Marrow Aspirate and Biopsy, ...
Located in the main shaft (cortical bone) of a long bone (diaphysis) (consisting mostly of compact bone), the medullary cavity ... cancellous bone) and is lined with a thin, vascular membrane (endosteum)[Wikipedia:Bone_marrow_of_ovaryry_cavity] ... bone marrow cavity. Go to external page Copy ... the medullary cavities of the bones where bone marrow is stored [ https://www. ...
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Bone Marrow Transplantation is a high quality, peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of clinical and basic haemopoietic ... Long-term follow-up of secondary malignancies in adults after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation FREE. W Hasegawa, G R Pond ... Life-threatening neurological complications after bone marrow transplantation in children FREE. D Uckan, M Cetin, Yigitkanli, ... Bone Marrow Transplant 35: 1-16; advance online publication, October 18, 2004; doi:10.1038/sj.bmt.1704716 ...
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  • In 1990 Thomas was corecipient (with American surgeon Joseph E. Murray ) of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering work on bone marrow transplantation. (
  • Bone marrow transplantation does not involve the transfer of a discrete anatomic organ, as occurs in other forms of transplantation, but it does carry the same risk of rejection by the recipient, which is called graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). (
  • Bone marrow transplantation initially was not recommended for patients over age 50, because of the higher mortality and morbidity that results and because the incidence of GVHD increases in those over age 30. (
  • Our Bone Marrow Transplant program is committed to developing leading-edge strategies for autologous and allogeneic bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. (
  • There are two methods of transplantation: peripheral blood stem cells and bone marrow. (
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  • The Bone Marrow Transplantation Program's doctors continue to develop therapies that are not available at most other centers. (
  • The Cincinnati Children's Bone Marrow Transplantation team has developed significant expertise in performing stem cell transplantation for children with many other kinds of rare diseases that do not fall in the categories of malignancy, immune system disorders, HLH, hemoglobinopathies or bone marrow failure syndromes. (
  • Bone marrow transplantation can increase the risk of pain and discomfort in our patients. (
  • Parallel studies of human bone marrow transplantation for malignancies by Mathe and colleagues focused on attempts to achieve GVT without fatal GVHD, but these were complicated by lack of sustainable engraftment of donor hematopoietic cells. (
  • Finally, in 1965, Mathe's group reported a case of successful long-term engraftment without GVHD after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation [ 5 ]. (
  • Nearly 50 years later, GVHD and graft rejection continue to limit the curative application of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT), both for malignant and nonmalignant hematologic conditions. (
  • Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) is a special therapy for patients with certain cancers or other diseases. (
  • Details how the factors that drove clinical use of high-dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow transplantation (HDC/ABMT)-patient demand, physician enthusiasm, media reporting, litigation, and administrative mandates-converged to propel the procedure forward despite a lack of proven clinical effectiveness. (
  • Doctors use special tools to extract bone marrow for bone marrow transplantation. (
  • From the 1950s through 1960s, doctors performed several bone marrow transplants between genetically similar donors and leukemia patients (called "allogenic" transplants), without seeing significant long-term success except in the case of transplantation from identical twins. (
  • The first notable achievement in bone marrow transplantation was in 1968 when a child with X-linked lymphopenic immune deficiency and another with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome received successful transplants. (
  • Gale said he was going alone to discuss with Soviet doctors American innovations in bone marrow transplantation and assess the radiation exposure of people suffering from the reactor's fallout. (
  • Bone marrow transplantation often is used to successfully treat leukemia and other malignancies of the blood. (
  • Bone marrow transplantation is the only way to treat radiation sickness, Gale said. (
  • I don't know much about their (the Soviets') experience in bone marrow transplantation. (
  • Some of the contributions of the registry include evaluating the status of bone marrow transplantation by analyzing world results for a variety of diseases, identifying for the first time genetic factors that influence the risk of developing leukemia, and identifying reasons for differences in results between transplant teams. (
  • Other side effects include a variety of complications in the lungs, such as a form of pneumonia, and a complication of the liver (veno-occlusive disease), afflicting as many as 50 per cent or more of patients undergoing bone-marrow transplantation, and possibly causing fatal liver and kidney failure. (
  • In contrast to clinical use, the [ASH] supports compensation for individuals who donate marrow or peripheral blood cells for the critical scientific research that advances the field of transplantation," ASH President Janis Abkowitz, MD, wrote in comments to the proposed rule . (
  • Sergio Giralt, Chief of the Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, talks about bone marrow transplantation for the treatment of leukemia . (
  • Many physicians abandoned the approach, believing that bone marrow transplantation would never be safe enough to be practical. (
  • The equivalent process after bone marrow transplantation is an often fatal complication known as graft-versus-host disease. (
  • Be The Match® is a global leader in bone marrow transplantation. (
  • Bone marrow transplantation has been a life-saving therapy for more than 30 years and for many patients, offers the only cure. (
  • For those with severe bone marrow failure, the cumulative incidence of resulting stem cell transplantation or death was greater than 70% by individuals 60 years of age. (
  • Blood is collected from volunteer donors who agree to let doctors draw blood stem cells from their blood or bone marrow for transplantation. (
  • If you're getting bone marrow from someone else, your donor goes through the same process. (
  • Bone marrow transplant , the transfer of bone marrow from a healthy donor to a recipient whose own bone marrow is affected by disease. (
  • Thomas adopted methods to match the tissues of donor and recipient closely enough to minimize the latter's rejection of the former's marrow. (
  • Each day a bone marrow donor recruitment clinic will be held, where you will have the opportunity to join the bone marrow register. (
  • Mechtild's cancer didn't respond to chemotherapy, so doctors began searching for a bone marrow donor. (
  • Bone marrow donor Tim Crawford of Adairsville, Ga., hugs Rosalind Beard after the two met each other for the first time at Loyola University Medical Center's annual Bone Marrow Transplant Celebration in Maywood, Ill. Crawford, a full-time student and father of three adult children, donated his stem cells to help the suburban Chicago mother of four fight Hodgkin's lymphoma. (
  • Currently, out of 22 million potential donors on the Be The Match Registry - the world's largest listing of potential stem cell donors operated by the National Marrow Donor Program - only 4%, or less than 1 million, are Black. (
  • While a bone marrow or blood stem cell transplant is often the last line of treatment for otherwise incurable and deadly blood diseases, a legacy of mistrust towards the healthcare system is one factor that has limited Black Americans' presence on the donor registry and the likelihood that those who are registered will go on to donate when identified as a match for a patient in need. (
  • Bone marrow transplants may use cells from your own body (autologous transplant) or from a donor (allogeneic transplant). (
  • The risk of GVHD is a bit greater if the stem cells come from an unrelated donor, but it can happen to anyone who gets a bone marrow transplant from a donor. (
  • Now 3 years old, Maddie is in remission thanks to Bailey Personette, who in 2011 volunteered to be a bone marrow donor at a fair held at Purdue University in Indiana. (
  • Thursday, a year and a half after Maddie's October 2012 bone marrow transplant, she met her donor for the first time at Phoenix Children's Hospital. (
  • Young adults like Personette, aged 18 to 28, make up the biggest increase in new bone marrow donors, according to James Kirkland, spokesman for the national donor center Delete Blood Cancer DKMS . (
  • African Americans are under-represented in the bone marrow donor pool, leaving those with leukemia waiting longer than necessary. (
  • See the moment she met the bone marrow donor that saved her life. (
  • Rik Basra bone marrow donor register event at Nishkam Centre Soho Rd Handsworth, Birmingham til 5pm today. (
  • There are different types of bone marrow transplants depending on who the donor is. (
  • Stem cells are taken either by bone marrow harvest or apheresis from a genetically-matched donor, often a brother or sister. (
  • The family had resorted to an imperfect bone marrow donor match in desperation because no perfect match was available, the father said at a news conference. (
  • In the end, creating more and better bone marrow donor matches through a system of modest compensation will save the lives. (
  • Stephanie Smith '07, president of Yale's Colleges Against Cancer chapter, said that while Tuesday's response was better than she expected, it is so rare to find perfect blood marrow matches that any registered donor has the potential to be a patient's only hope. (
  • DKMS - We Delete Blood Cancer, the nonprofit that works with the world's largest network of bone marrow donor centers, also is offering free swab kits for dental offices so that dentists and dental staff can register willing patients into the National Bone Marrow Registry. (
  • The Sunday Times revealed last May the story of the Perth leukemia sufferer who couldn't find a bone-marrow donor among a worldwide list of more than 13 million people. (
  • Ms Scholes' family have banded together to appeal to the public to register as a blood marrow donor. (
  • The family is encouraging people of different ethnic backgrounds to get tested - Ms Schole's chance of a match was slimmer because she wasn't Caucasian and the world's bone-marrow donor list is largely made up of Caucasians. (
  • Diseases of the marrow and blood can be debilitating or fatal, but for certain diseases, a treatment method is to implant some healthy bone marrow from a genetically compatible donor into a patient in the hope it will grow and replace the diseased marrow. (
  • Often, the patient's own cancerous marrow is destroyed prior to restoring the patient's marrow with the new healthy donor cells. (
  • Improvements in compatibility testing and establishment of bone marrow donor registries made allogeneic transplants more successful. (
  • When a transplant is performed, a patient's unhealthy bone marrow cells are eradicated and replaced with cells from a healthy donor. (
  • This pre-treatment is meant to improve success of the transplant by clearing up space in the marrow, allowing donor cells to survive and grow without competition from the patient's own cells. (
  • To address these issues, a team led by bioengineering professor Shyni Varghese at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering has developed a bone-like implant that gives donor cells their own space to live and grow without competition, eliminating the need to wipe out the host's pre-existing cells. (
  • We've made an accessory bone that can separately accommodate donor cells. (
  • Researchers developed bone tissues with functional bone marrow that can be filled with donor cells and implanted under the skin of mice. (
  • After four weeks, researchers found that the implanted marrow contained a mix of host and donor blood cells. (
  • and that host and donor cells can travel between the implanted marrow and the host's circulating blood -- via the blood vessel network formed in the implanted bone tissue. (
  • The patient then is infused with healthy bone marrow from a matched donor. (
  • There are two means of getting such cells: either through the transfer of marrow from a donor (allogeneic transfer) or from the patient himself (autologous transfer), where the patient's own marrow is used to re-establish blood cell regeneration. (
  • The greatest problem with donor marrow is finding a good match. (
  • Nevertheless, says Armitage, people from similar ancestry tend to have a similar HLA type hence the development of the National Marrow Donor Program in the US, which provides a registry of bone-marrow donors. (
  • In order to guard against developing this syndrome, patients receiving donor bone marrow get just-in-case therapy with cyclosporine (an immunosuppressant for organ transplants see Cover Story, p 1), the chemotherapy drug methotrexate and steroids. (
  • Nevertheless, most adults develop graft versus host disease, particularly those over 55, generally considered the threshold for safe donor bone-marrow transplants. (
  • Together we'll fly to Washington D.C., where I will undergo bone marrow donor surgery. (
  • I was curious when I opened it and amazed to find out it was from the C.W. Bill Young Marrow Donor Center in Kensington, Maryland. (
  • Six years ago I had registered as a potential bone marrow donor at a Red Cross blood drive. (
  • If I was still interested and willing to be a bone marrow donor, I should call the C.W. Bill Young Marrow Donor Center at their 800 number. (
  • When I agreed to be a bone marrow donor, I knew exactly what to expect and was able to say yes with the full support of my husband and family. (
  • I was amazed and impressed with the wonderful support and assistance received by those who choose to be bone marrow donor. (
  • DKMS We Delete Blood Cancer, an international nonprofit that works with the world's largest network of bone marrow donor centers, will have a table at the ADA 2016 Member Success Center where attendees can, in only a few minutes, register as potential bone marrow donors, which involves some paperwork and a cheek swab. (
  • Healthy bone marrow - from a donor whose tissue matches that of the patient, from the patient, or from umbilical cord blood - is then given via intravenous infusion. (
  • Eight years later, the team performed the first matched transplant from an unrelated donor, a success that led to the formation of a national registry that now includes more than 11 million marrow donors. (
  • He reasoned that replacing a patient's diseased marrow with that from a healthy donor could cure leukemia. (
  • Although the use of ES cell lines is controversial, it has many potential advantages over the use of cells from donor bone marrow or blood. (
  • We inspect, process and store more than 9 million DNA samples from potential marrow donors, donor recipient pairs and research participants. (
  • Be The Match, the new name of the National Marrow Donor Program, celebrates its Be The Match Marrowthon this month. (
  • I would love to be a bone marrow donor. (
  • Unfortunately, I fall under one of the many restrictions for becoming a bone marrow donor. (
  • The only limitations I've noticed in the past 17 years are epidurals may be iffy and I can't be a bone marrow donor. (
  • The very people who know how important it is to be a bone marrow donor can't donate. (
  • Because the white blood cells produced in the bone marrow are involved in the body's immune defenses, marrow transplants have been used to treat certain types of immune deficiency and hematological disorders, especially leukemia . (
  • The Icla Da Silva Foundations registers possible bone marrow donors for children and adults with Leukemia and other related blood diseases requiring bone marrow transplants. (
  • Today, the two most commonly used bone marrow transplants are known as autologous and allogeneic. (
  • Both types of transplants are considered forms of stem cell therapy, since hematopoietic stem cells from the bone marrow are central to the recovery of the patient receiving the graft. (
  • However, this does not mean that bone marrow transplants can cure mental illness in humans. (
  • To further investigate whether defective microglia cause the excessive grooming in the mice without Hoxb8 , the mice were given bone marrow transplants from either normal mice or other Hoxb8 -lacking mice. (
  • To answer that question, Wang and his colleagues used a mouse model of the H. pylori infection and combined it with bone marrow transplants. (
  • What are the different types of bone marrow transplants? (
  • Therefore, the court ruled, bone marrow donors undergoing the new procedure can be paid as well and are exempt from a law making it a felony to sell human organs for transplants. (
  • There are several types of bone marrow transplants, also referred to as stem-cell transplants. (
  • Initial studies on animals showed radiation had some of the most damaging effects on the bone marrow, and researchers then tested bone marrow transplants on these irradiated animals. (
  • This created a wider range of patients eligible for bone marrow transplants. (
  • Even unborn fetuses can now receive bone marrow transplants. (
  • Bone marrow transplants carry a number of risks - infection is a big concern, and some people experience anemia, bleeding and diarrhea. (
  • Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed biomimetic bone tissues that could one day provide new bone marrow for patients needing transplants. (
  • Bone marrow transplants are used to treat patients with bone marrow disease. (
  • LOS ANGELES, May 1, 1986 (UPI) - An American expert in bone marrow transplants, the only treatment for radiation sickness, left Thursday for the Soviet Union at Moscow's invitation to help victims of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe. (
  • But some Soviet doctors have performed bone marrow transplants, I understand. (
  • Q:Please tell me the success rate for bone-marrow transplants in patients with leukemia. (
  • A:Since the Eighties, bone-marrow transplants have become the medical flavour of the month for all sorts of illnesses, particularly cancers. (
  • It is hard to imagine why the U.S. would want a health policy that purposefully dampens the supply of HSCs available for bone marrow transplants and [endangers] the lives of patients. (
  • When Dr. Thomas began his research in the late 1950s, bone marrow transplants were seen as a frightening last resort. (
  • Today, bone marrow transplants are an accepted treatment for leukemia and other blood cancers, and can cure some inherited forms of anemia, like sickle cell disease. (
  • As soon as he arrived, Dr. Thomas started experimenting with bone marrow transplants in dogs, to work out the technical problems, and in people dying of leukemia. (
  • By 1957, his team had performed marrow transplants on six patients, after first destroying the patients' own marrow with radiation. (
  • In a medical breakthrough, scientists have used stem cells to artificially grow bone marrow for use in transplants designed to combat leukemia. (
  • We specialize in allogeneic and autologous bone marrow transplants and partner with the Be The Match bone marrow registry to match patients with donors worldwide. (
  • At the time, there were only 3,000 bone marrow donors registered in Germany. (
  • Bone marrow donors have to be in good physical health and be between 18 and 55 years old. (
  • During July, which is African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month, legislators are supporting Be The Match to raise awareness of the need for more Black donors while encouraging Black people to join the registry by way of one simple cheek swab. (
  • Maddie's doctors told ABC News that Robin Roberts' battle with MDS helped open the doors to new and younger bone marrow donors. (
  • A Leicestershire police officer recovering from leukaemia has pledged to recruit 3,000 more South Asian potential bone marrow donors. (
  • The family of a Hampshire boy who has a life-threatening condition are appealing for bone marrow donors during Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight. (
  • Potential donors will be able to join the bone marrow register at Shephards Wharf Marina between 13:00 and 20:00 BST on Wednesday and from 10:00 BST and 13:00 BST on Thursday, or by contacting the Anthony Nolan Trust. (
  • And she has already inspired 36,000 new donors to sign up with be the match bone registry. (
  • SAN FRANCISCO -- A father who believes a lack of bone marrow donors contributed to his son's death from leukemia says a federal court ruling allowing most bone marrow donors to be paid will save lives and curb treatment costs. (
  • The appeals court ruled Thursday that most bone marrow donors can be paid, overturning the government's interpretation of a decades-old law making such compensation a crime punishable by up to 5 years in prison. (
  • Arya's tragedy happened in part because of a lack of bone marrow donors," he said. (
  • The panel did say it remains a felony to compensate donors for undergoing an older transplant method, which extracts the marrow from donors' bones. (
  • The Yale chapter of Colleges Against Cancer - a national organization promoting cancer awareness - and several other campus organizations are sponsoring the drive, which is intended to collect names and cheek cell samples to add to a national registry of potential marrow donors. (
  • McCartney's community service is part of MacIntyre's "Be the Match" program, part of a nationwide effort that saves thousands of lives every year by matching bone marrow from donors with people who have been diagnosed with life-threatening blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. (
  • Qualified dental professionals can register as potentially life-saving bone marrow donors and learn how to offer their patients the same opportunity. (
  • At a kiosk in the Member Success Center, attendees can register as potential bone marrow donors, which involves filling out some paperwork and performing a self-administered cheek swab. (
  • ONE year after Lavanya Scholes public battle against leukemia motivated thousands of people around the world to register as bone marrow donors, her memory continues to inspire closer to home. (
  • The International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry, based in Milwaukee, is the only one of its kind in the world, maintaining computer files to help find bone marrow donors. (
  • The hope is that the registry will be able to help find bone marrow transplant donors through its extensive computer files,'' said Dr. Mortimer Bortin, head of the registry. (
  • Should Bone Marrow Donors Be Paid? (
  • The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in October proposed making circulating bone marrow stem cells a human organ, which would thereby outlaw payments to donors . (
  • Some places, including a California nonprofit called , wanted to award up to $3,000 in scholarships, housing allowances, or gifts to charity for mixed-race and minority bone marrow donors who donated using the apheresis method. (
  • Those two organizations (and others) work together to help match bone marrow donors to patients who need a marrow transplant. (
  • If the same is true in humans, this would remove the need to find genetically matched human bone-marrow donors for patients with leukemia, immune deficiencies and autoimmune diseases. (
  • Bone marrow examination refers to the pathologic analysis of samples of bone marrow obtained by bone marrow biopsy (often called a trephine biopsy) and bone marrow aspiration. (
  • this is the role of bone marrow aspiration and biopsy. (
  • Bone marrow samples can be obtained by aspiration and trephine biopsy. (
  • Sometimes, a bone marrow examination will include both an aspirate and a biopsy. (
  • Frequently, a trephine biopsy is also obtained, which yields a narrow, cylindrically shaped solid piece of bone marrow, 2mm wide and 2 cm long (80 μL), which is examined microscopically (sometimes with the aid of immunohistochemistry) for cellularity and infiltrative processes. (
  • Bone marrow aspiration and trephine biopsy are usually performed on the back of the hipbone, or posterior iliac crest. (
  • A bone marrow biopsy may be done in a health care provider's office or in a hospital. (
  • Bone marrow biopsy: interpretive guidelines for the surgical pathologist. (
  • Morice WG, Kurtin PJ, Hodnefield JM, Shanafelt TD, Hoyer JD, Remstein ED, Hanson CA. Predictive value of blood and bone marrow flow cytometry in B-cell lymphoma classification: comparative analysis of flow cytometry and tissue biopsy in 252 patients. (
  • Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: The role of bone marrow biopsy immunohistology. (
  • Bone marrow aspiration and bone marrow biopsy tests are usually performed at the same time. (
  • Your health care provider may order a bone marrow aspiration and a bone marrow biopsy if other blood tests show your levels of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets are not normal. (
  • For a bone marrow biopsy, the health care provider will use a special tool that twists into the bone to take out a sample of bone marrow tissue. (
  • Many people feel a little uncomfortable after bone marrow aspiration and bone marrow biopsy testing. (
  • A bone marrow aspirate and biopsy is done to see if the blood cells in your child's body are being properly made. (
  • A biopsy is the removal of a small piece of marrow tissue by a special biopsy needle. (
  • The bone marrow biopsy is done after the bone marrow aspiration. (
  • Sometimes the doctor may decide another piece of the bone is needed for the biopsy. (
  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy are procedures used to collect and evaluate bone marrow cells and structure. (
  • The biopsy sample is evaluated to determine the relationships of bone marrow cells to one another and the overall cellularity - the relative ratio of marrow cells to fat and other constituents present in the sample. (
  • A bone marrow biopsy is the removal of marrow from inside bone. (
  • Bone marrow biopsy is not the same as bone marrow aspiration . (
  • A biopsy needle is inserted into the bone. (
  • A bone marrow aspiration may also be done, usually before the biopsy is taken. (
  • Bone marrow aspiration analysis-specimen (biopsy, bone marrow iron stain, iron stain, bone marrow). (
  • A bone marrow aspiration and a bone marrow biopsy are different procedures that often are done together. (
  • The biopsy -- also done with a needle -- removes a small, more solid part of the bone marrow. (
  • Sometimes you will have had other tests first whose results were abnormal, which led your doctor to order the bone marrow aspiration and biopsy. (
  • Just had an open bone biopsy. (
  • Your doctor has ordered a bone marrow biopsy (BYE-op-see) and aspirate (ASS-per-it) for you. (
  • Bone marrow biopsy and aspirate may be done to learn how far your disease has advanced. (
  • For some types of cancer, bone marrow biopsy and aspirate detects if the cancer is in the patient's bone marrow. (
  • A bone marrow biopsy is recommended if the vet suspects a disease. (
  • The bone marrow biopsy is a test that involves getting a sample of bone marrow and analyzing it under a microscope. (
  • In dogs, the bone marrow biopsy is used to determine if there is a red or white cell deficiency (caused by different diseases and infections), but may also be performed to test the effect of certain therapies or drugs on the dog's body. (
  • A bone marrow biopsy is a painful procedure and the dog should be prepared in advance. (
  • The bone marrow biopsy will be done using a needle (biopsy needle), which will be introduced in a bone (typically the backbone or ribs, as these contain more marrow matter). (
  • A bone marrow biopsy will typically have no side effects. (
  • After the bone marrow biopsy, you should pay special attention to your pet. (
  • Create healthcare diagrams like this example called Bone Marrow Biopsy - Aspiration Needle in minutes with SmartDraw. (
  • Close-up (left) of technique used to obtain bone marrow sample for biopsy by aspiration through a needle. (
  • Bone marrow biopsy and bone marrow aspiration are procedures to collect and examine bone marrow - the spongy tissue inside some of your larger bones. (
  • Bone marrow biopsy and aspiration can show whether your bone marrow is healthy and making normal amounts of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. (
  • Bone marrow biopsy takes a small sample of bone and bone marrow using a needle. (
  • How do I prepare for a bone marrow biopsy and aspiration procedure? (
  • Certain medications and supplements may increase your risk of bleeding after a bone marrow biopsy and aspiration. (
  • The area used for a bone marrow biopsy is the hip bone. (
  • Your doctor uses (a special tool that twists into the bone)a larger needle to withdraw a sample of solid bone marrow tissue through the same incision site for the biopsy. (
  • What can I expect after the bone marrow biopsy and aspiration procedure is over? (
  • The bone marrow aspiration and the bone marrow biopsy should take no longer than 10-15 minutes to perform. (
  • What do I need to know about a bone marrow biopsy? (
  • A bone marrow biopsy is a procedure to remove a small amount of bone marrow from your bone. (
  • How do I prepare for a bone marrow biopsy? (
  • What will happen during a bone marrow biopsy? (
  • What are the risks of a bone marrow biopsy? (
  • A bone marrow biopsy is the removal of a sample of bone marrow. (
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  • Bone marrow , also called myeloid tissue , soft, gelatinous tissue that fills the cavities of the bones . (
  • other cancellous, or spongy, bones and the central cavities of the long bones are filled with yellow marrow. (
  • Red bone marrow, widespread in the bones of children and found in some adult bones (e.g., pelvis, spine, ribs), is essential for the formation of mature red blood cells. (
  • Fat-laden yellow bone marrow, more common in adults, is found primarily at the ends of long bones. (
  • The bone marrow is a soft spongy tissue within the bones. (
  • Bone marrow is a soft, spongy tissue found in the center of most bones. (
  • Bone marrow is a thick, spongy kind of jelly inside your bones . (
  • Bone marrow is a red, spongy material inside your bones that produces blood cells. (
  • Bone marrow is a spongy tissue found in the center of some bones, including the hips and thighbones. (
  • Bone marrow is the spongy material found in the center of many bones in the body. (
  • Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside some bones. (
  • Bone marrow is the soft and sponge-like tissue found inside the body's larger bones that produces blood cells. (
  • Bone marrow is the soft tissue inside bones that helps form blood cells. (
  • Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside your bigger bones that produces red blood cells , white blood cells , and platelets. (
  • While literary types try to "suck the marrow out of life", palaeontologists would like to extract it from fossil bones. (
  • Bone marrow failure means that the soft area in the center of most bones (marrow) does not make enough blood cells. (
  • The bone marrow is in charge with producing the red and white blood cells, and it can be found inside the bones. (
  • Bone marrow biopsies can be performed in the hip bones, shoulders or thigh bones. (
  • Yellow marrow is found in the large cavities of large bones and consists mostly of fat cells and a few primitive blood cells. (
  • In adult mammals, the bone marrow of certain bones is the location of stem cells that give rise to the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. (
  • Bone marrow consists of the cells that populate the internal space of your bones. (
  • The implants mimic the structure of long bones in the body, consisting of an outer bone compartment and an inner marrow compartment. (
  • Gale said that bone marrow, the soft tissue that fills the cavities of bones and the site of red blood cell production, is highly sensitive to radioactivity. (
  • Bone marrow is the soft, spongy area inside most bones. (
  • The kitchen roasts split beef marrow bones, saves the residual fat and scrapes out the marrow, which get steeped with cream that goes into the custard base and mixed with bread, shallots and rosemary. (
  • Roast marrow bones for 5 minutes, then scrape and chop the marrow. (
  • Bone marrow harvesting is a procedure to remove bone marrow from your bones. (
  • In a successful BMT transplant, the new bone marrow migrates to the cavities of the large bones and begins producing healthy, normal blood cells. (
  • Author Jennifer McLagan knows her beef marrow bones. (
  • Marrow bones can be cut to any length you want. (
  • You can also have the bones cut lengthwise: this makes the marrow easy to get at with any spoon-no need for a silver Georgian spoon. (
  • Add the marrow bones and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours, changing the water every 4 hours and replacing the salt each time. (
  • Be sure to roast the soaked marrow within 24 hours or freeze the drained bones for up to 3 months. (
  • Place the drained and dried marrow bones in a roasting pan. (
  • There should be no resistance when the skewer is inserted and some of the marrow will have started to leak from the bones. (
  • Beef marrow bones cut to approximately two inches. (
  • Rinse the marrow bones and pat dry with paper towels. (
  • For a more rustic presentation, present each guest with their own bones, allowing them to remove and season the marrow as they prefer. (
  • It consists of yellow marrow contained in long bones. (
  • Marrow would have been a useful food source (largely due to its fat content) for tool-using hominids, who were able to crack open the bones of carcasses left by apex predators such as lions. (
  • Beef marrow bones are often included in the French pot-au-feu broth, the cooked marrow being traditionally eaten on toasted bread with sprinkled coarse sea salt. (
  • You might need a bone marrow transplant if your bone marrow stops working and does not produce enough healthy blood cells. (
  • What Conditions Do You Need a Bone Marrow Transplant for? (
  • Statistically, less than 30% of adults and children who need a bone marrow transplant find a suitable match among their own family members. (
  • Disorders in which bone marrow examination is of special diagnostic value include leukemia, multiple myeloma , Gaucher disease , unusual cases of anemia , and other hematological diseases. (
  • The diseases and disorders of the bone marrow include Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Myeloproliferative disorders and so forth. (
  • The tissues of the recipient, a patient with leukemia, accepted the donated marrow (or graft) from his identical twin and used it to make new, healthy blood cells and immune system cells. (
  • In 1969 these refinements enabled Thomas to perform the first successful bone marrow transplant in a leukemia patient from a relative who was not an identical twin. (
  • If an individual's marrow is diseased-from leukemia, for example-a person with a matching tissue type is found to donate stem cells. (
  • This type of leukemia is found in the bone marrow cells that make other blood cells. (
  • Abnormal results may be due to cancers of the bone marrow (leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, or other cancers). (
  • By combining total body irradiation (TBI) with infusion of allogeneic bone marrow, Thomas's group in 1959 demonstrated the first leukemia cure by HSCT [ 4 ]. (
  • Unsure of what was happening, his parents Darlene and David took him to Children's National Health System and soon found out that Christopher had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of blood and bone marrow cancer that affects white blood cells. (
  • Just before her 30th birthday last year, Price was diagnosed as having acute myeloblastic leukemia, a disease in which cancerous bone marrow cells multiply so rapidly that they begin to attack the body. (
  • Though she went into remission following her second round of chemotherapy, she learned this summer that the treatment had left her with leukemia, a cancer of the bone marrow. (
  • The boy remains cancer-free, and peanut-allergy free, following a bone marrow transplant to treat his acute lymphoblastic leukemia, said the doctors who presented his case today (Nov. 8) at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) in Baltimore. (
  • The doctor explained that it often takes years for leukemia to develop, but people who have received massive doses of radiation may show signs of ''bone marrow depression'' within three weeks. (
  • A bone marrow transplant for a leukemia victim entails giving the patient a high dose of radiation to destroy all bone marrow cells. (
  • Since that time, Dr. Conlon - along with one of his patients, Joel Carter, a leukemia survivor and bone marrow transplant recipient - launched a statewide bone marrow drive along with the Michigan Dental Association and DKMS We Delete Blood Cancer. (
  • Dr. Thomas went on to Harvard Medical School, where he became interested in leukemia and bone marrow. (
  • Leukemia patients are traditionally treated by medics by transplanting stem cells from people with healthy bone marrow. (
  • Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal increase of immature white blood cells called "blasts. (
  • A bone marrow transplant involves taking cells that are normally found in the bone marrow (stem cells), filtering those cells, and giving them back either to the patient they were taken from or to another person. (
  • Stem cells are found in the bone marrow, blood and umbilical cord blood. (
  • In adults, most stem cells are found in the bone marrow. (
  • If you're not sure about joining the register, then just spend some time finding out more about bone marrow and the donation process. (
  • That same year, Katharina's father Peter founded DKMS (which is the German acronym for "bone marrow donation center) in honor of his wife. (
  • Leondis said she thinks students have been less inclined to register for marrow donation than for other campus health drives - such as the Red Cross' Harvard-Yale Blood Drive, which draws between 300 and 500 Yalies each year - because of misconceptions about what signing up entails and a lack of awareness about the drive. (
  • But in reality, the drive is only the first step in the process, as all decisions about marrow extraction and donation - in the rare case that a potential match is found - are made later on. (
  • For people who are in need of a bone marrow donation, finding a match is the difference between living and dying," said Dr. Steven Conlon, of Grand Rapids, Michigan. (
  • WASHINGTON -- The federal government's proposal to ban compensation for a specific method of bone marrow donation has drawn heated responses from both supporters and opponents. (
  • Learn how marrow donation works, the steps of a patient transplant, steps of donation, and factors that can impact the likelihood of finding a match. (
  • Bone marrow is either red or yellow, depending upon the preponderance of hematopoietic (red) or fatty (yellow) tissue. (
  • Red marrow consists of a delicate, highly vascular fibrous tissue containing stem cells , which differentiate into various blood cells. (
  • Specialized soft tissue found within bone. (
  • However, we now know that marrow adipose tissue increases with age and in response to a variety of physiologic induction signals. (
  • This review will highlight recent data regarding these areas and the interactions of marrow adipose tissue (MAT) with cells within and outside of the bone marrow. (
  • The tissue is often taken from the back of your hip bone. (
  • Contained within a patient's own bone marrow are stem cells, which when given back to the same person intravenously, can migrate to injured areas and repair tissue(s) that are damaged, even if the damage occurred over sixteen years ago. (
  • The tissue occupying the spaces of bone. (
  • Red marrow is a hematopoietic tissue and is the site of production of erythrocytes and granular leukocytes. (
  • Bone marrow is made up of a framework of connective tissue containing branching fibers with the frame being filled with marrow cells. (
  • The soft tissue that fills most bone cavities and consists of yellowish fatty tissue or reddish vascular tissue. (
  • The spongy, red tissue that fills the bone cavities of mammals. (
  • One theory is that a type of progenitor cell called a mesenchymal cell, which gives rise to muscle and bone tissue, might encourage the growth of new blood vessels by releasing growth factors. (
  • Prior research with cultured tissue had shown that a mix of chemicals could change bone marrow stem cells from mice to those resembling brain cells, but when a team led by neurologist Lorraine Iacovitti of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia tried the same brew on human cells, the number altered was modest. (
  • In the procedure some 100 million to 300 million blood progenitor [parent] cells from bone marrow the soft tissue filling the spaces in the spongy part of bone shafts, where the blood cells are made are taken by needle from the lower back or even the breast bone, then intravenously infused in order to re-establish bone-marrow function in a patient whose blood cell making capabilities are damaged or defective. (
  • Kris Ann Sherman, a 31-year old mother of two, flew to Washington DC to donate bone marrow to an anonymous recipient whose tissue type was a match. (
  • Bone marrow is the soft tissue inside your bone that helps to make blood cells. (
  • In an autologous bone marrow transplant, hematopoietic stem cells are harvested from the blood or bone marrow of a patient before the patient undergoes treatment for cancer. (
  • A normal result means the bone marrow contains the proper number and types of blood-forming (hematopoietic) cells, fat cells, and connective tissues. (
  • Paper title: "In vivo engineering of bone tissues with hematopoietic functions and mixed chimerism" by Yu-Ru (Vernon) Shih), Heemin Kang, Vikram Rao, Yu-Jui Chiu, Seung Keun Kwon and Shyni Varghese of UC San Diego. (
  • Traditionally, a needle is inserted into bone marrow to extract liquid containing hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs). (
  • According to the research brief , the work successfully produced hematopoietic stem cells, which are the cells within the marrow that give rise to all types of blood cells. (
  • In this type the patient's own bone marrow cells are taken prior to the anti-cancer procedure. (
  • A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that infuses healthy blood-forming stem cells into your body to replace your damaged or diseased bone marrow. (
  • The risks and benefits must be weighed in a thorough discussion with the bone marrow transplant team prior to the procedure. (
  • The procedure consisted of removing 300 milliliters of bone marrow from her hip and giving it back to her intravenously. (
  • The procedure may take up to 30 minutes, depending on the bone that is being analyzed. (
  • Dubai: The distraught parents of a three-year old cancer patient are appealing for help with their little one's chances of survival hinging on an urgent bone marrow transplant procedure. (
  • Thanks to our dedicated researchers, bone marrow transplant has evolved from a new procedure to standard treatment for many life-threatening diseases. (
  • The procedure is most often done on a pelvic or chest bone. (
  • In humans the red bone marrow forms all of the blood cells with the exception of the lymphocytes , which are produced in the marrow and reach their mature form in the lymphoid organs. (
  • Red bone marrow also contributes, along with the liver and spleen , to the destruction of old red blood cells. (
  • The blood-forming cells of the bone marrow are among the most radiosensitive cells in the body. (
  • Platelets , small blood cell fragments involved in clotting, form from giant marrow cells called megakaryocytes. (
  • The new blood cells are released into the sinusoids, large thin-walled vessels that drain into the veins of the bone. (
  • The necessity for a bone marrow aspiration is ordinarily based on previous blood studies and is particularly useful in providing information on various stages of immature blood cells. (
  • The bone marrow produces the cellular elements of the blood, including platelets, red blood cells and white blood cells. (
  • The idea is simple: Replace damaged bone marrow cells with healthy ones. (
  • If the healthy cells come from your own bone marrow, it's an autologous transplant. (
  • The new stem cells find their way to your bone marrow. (
  • Adipocytes were identified in human bone marrow more than a century ago, yet until recently little has been known about their origin, development, function or interactions with other cells in the bone marrow. (
  • Bone marrow consists of precursor or predecessor immature cells called stem cells. (
  • Stem cells mostly live in the bone marrow where they divide to make new blood cells. (
  • These cells mature into adult cells and then leave the marrow into the blood stream. (
  • When the bone marrow has been destroyed by disease, chemotherapy or radiation, the stem cells may be transplanted and restored. (
  • These stem cells are removed, or harvested, from either bone marrow or blood and then frozen. (
  • Once the bone marrow is suppressed the frozen cells are thawed and replaced back within the body. (
  • The bone marrow contains stem cells that are primitive cells capable of turning into any desired cell in the body. (
  • From the bone marrow only the mature cells are released into the blood stream. (
  • Apart from the stem cells the bone marrow contains supporting fibrous tissues as well. (
  • Diseases of the bone marrow may lead to an abnormality in the production of any of the mature blood cells, or their precurosor or predecessor immature cells. (
  • The cancer affects a line of cell that begins to replicate non-stop clogging the bone marrow and decreasing production of other cells. (
  • Blood picture shows immature cells from the bone marrow called blast cells. (
  • MDS syndromes are classified by how the cells in the bone marrow and blood smear look under the microscope. (
  • The bone marrow in MPD shows a mixture of cells in various stages of maturity. (
  • Bone marrow makes different types of blood cells. (
  • Bone marrow tests check to see if your bone marrow is working correctly and making normal amounts of blood cells. (
  • Too many or too few of these cells may mean you have a medical disorder, such as cancer that starts in your blood or bone marrow. (
  • For a bone marrow aspiration, which is usually performed first, the health care provider will insert a needle through the bone and pull out bone marrow fluid and cells. (
  • Bone marrow makes all kinds of blood cells: red blood cells that carry oxygen, white blood cells that fight infections, and platelets that help blood clot. (
  • It is a dynamic process that reacts to disease processes in and outside the bone marrow--the place where blood cells are produced. (
  • Further analysis showed that the number of red blood cells in the bone marrow peaked at 18 hours to then decreased to basal levels by 72 hours. (
  • Autologous transplant involves harvesting stem cells from the patient's bone marrow and storing these cells prior to therapy. (
  • After the patient has undergone therapy to destroy the cancer cells, the stem cells are injected into the bloodstream to speed recovery of the bone marrow. (
  • These cells develop in the bone marrow and migrate to the brain. (
  • It was within these bone marrow-derived microglia cells that the Hoxb8 gene appeared to be active. (
  • When Hoxb8 mutant mice were given a bone marrow transplant with normal bone marrow cells, the amount of excessive grooming and hair removal lessened. (
  • Mice that lacked Hoxb8 and received a transplant of bone marrow cells from other mice lacking Hoxb8 did not stop their excessive grooming and hair removal. (
  • Bone marrow cancer is categorized by the type of cells affected. (
  • Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that occurs in the plasma cells, which are made in the bone marrow. (
  • The bone marrow makes the various types of blood cells in the body. (
  • To prepare for a stem cell transplant, you receive chemotherapy to kill the diseased cells and malfunctioning bone marrow. (
  • The transplanted stem cells find their way to your marrow, where - ideally - they begin producing new, healthy blood cells. (
  • The primary function of the bone marrow is to produce red blood cells (RBCs), platelets, and white blood cells (WBCs). (
  • 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. (
  • The transplant was quick and simple, and involved an IV infusion of Personette's bone marrow cells into Maddie's vein. (
  • HealthDayNews -- Stomach cancer may originate from bone marrow cells rather than stomach cells, as was previously believed. (
  • A new study in mice found that stomach cancer cells began as bone marrow cells that had migrated to the stomach. (
  • The bone marrow cells traveled to the stomach in response to inflammation caused by an infection with the bacterium that causes ulcers, Helicobacter pylori. (
  • The researchers then transplanted bone marrow that contained markers that could later be identified in other cells. (
  • Before the mice were infected with the ulcer bug, the researchers looked for evidence of bone marrow cells in the stomach and found very few. (
  • But when the researchers followed-up between 20 and 52 weeks, which more closely follows the type of chronic infection and inflammation that might be present in human cases, they found that bone marrow cells were present in the stomach, apparently in an attempt to repair the damage caused by the bacteria. (
  • Wang said that the bone marrow cells came in to replace the damaged cells, but then became damaged themselves and eventually turned into stomach cancer, a disease that affects 24,000 Americans every year, according to the National Cancer Institute. (
  • Wang said he believes the results will be similar in humans, but added that it would be difficult to do this type of study in people because there is no easy way to insert markers into the bone marrow cells. (
  • Although the infusion is similar, certainly the implications of infusing marrow/stem cells as part of a stem cell transplant process is much different. (
  • 1 , 2 ] demonstrated that the infusion of allogeneic bone marrow cells may destroy recipient tumor cells, indicating the possibility of cytotherapeutic antitumor potential in the transplanted allogeneic cellular graft (graft-versus-tumor activity, GVT). (
  • Electron microscopy verified that the original structure of the marrow was preserved, as well as giant cells called osteoclasts found at the boundary between bone and marrow. (
  • A disease where the bone marrow doesn't make enough healthy blood cells. (
  • Robin will be given an iv full of her sister's stem cells which will begin to rebuild her bone marrow. (
  • It helps track people who have a shortage of white blood cells, which can be caused by bone marrow failure. (
  • The goal of BMT is to transfuse healthy bone marrow cells into a person after his or her own unhealthy bone marrow has been eliminated. (
  • The bone marrow in the hips, breast bone, spine, ribs, and skull contains cells that produce the body's blood cells. (
  • The bone marrow is responsible for the development and storage of most of the body's blood cells. (
  • Stem cells are the most important cells needed in a bone marrow transplant. (
  • Stem cells, when transplanted, find their way to the recipient's marrow and begin to differentiate (mature) and produce all types of blood cells that are needed by the body. (
  • Stem cells are taken from the child either by bone marrow harvest or apheresis (a process of collecting peripheral blood stem cells) and then given back to the child after intensive treatment. (
  • Instead, cells that grow into marrow are taken. (
  • Blood cells are made in the bone marrow. (
  • The bone marrow usually makes billions of new blood cells every day. (
  • Blood cells go through different stages of development before they are ready to leave the bone marrow. (
  • BACKGROUND: This study evaluated the hypothesis that transendocardial injections of autologous mononuclear bone marrow cells in patients with end-stage ischemic heart disease could safely promote neovascularization and improve perfusion and myocardial contractility. (
  • Bone marrow mononuclear cells were harvested, isolated, washed, and resuspended in saline for injection by NOGA catheter (15 injections of 0.2 cc). (
  • Multiple myeloma (MM) is a hematologic malignancy characterized by the accumulation of monoclonal plasma cells in the bone marrow (BM), over 10% by definition [ 1 ]. (
  • In addition to these oncogenic events, the tumor cells are strongly dependent on the bone marrow microenvironment [ 6 ]. (
  • Indeed, the BM niche appears to play an important role in differentiation, migration, proliferation, survival, and drug resistance of the malignant plasma cells providing the preclinical evidences for targeting MM cells and bone marrow stromal cells (BMSC) as an antitumor strategy in this disease [ 7 ]. (
  • The mammalian in vivo chromosome aberration test is used for the detection of structural chromosome aberrations induced by test compounds in bone marrow cells of animals, usually rodents (rats, mice and Chinese hamsters). (
  • Chromosome preparations are then made from the bone marrow cells and stained, and metaphase cells are analysed for chromosome aberrations. (
  • When the dog has an infection, the bone marrow will produce an increased number of white cells. (
  • If the dog is affected by a different disease causing a decrease in the red blood cells, the bone marrow will have more red blood cells. (
  • A bone marrow test will also reveal the presence of cancerous cells in the dog's body. (
  • Studying the bone marrow cells under a microscope will give the doctor information to treat you or check your condition. (
  • Bone marrow is the source of red blood cells, platelets, and most white blood cells. (
  • USPRwire, Fri Aug 16 2019] A bone marrow processing system is a functionally closed, sterile system designed for automatically isolating and concentrating stem cells derived from donated bone marrow aspirate. (
  • The marrow manufactures three types of blood cells - red blood cells that transport oxygen, platelets that help your blood clot , and white blood cells that fight off infection. (
  • The immune cells responsible for this response originate from stem cells found in bone marrow. (
  • Injecting the hearts of angina sufferers with cells extracted from their own bone marrow can reverse the condition and relieve its symptoms, a new study suggests. (
  • The researchers then took bone marrow from participants' hips and extracted the mass of mononuclear cells-an ill-defined mix of stem cells and progenitor cells. (
  • Earlier trials in which researchers sought to treat heart-attack victims with their own bone-marrow cells produced mixed results. (
  • Before a transplant, a patient is first given doses of radiation, sometimes in combination with drugs, to kill off any existing stem cells in the patient's bone marrow. (
  • Varghese cautions that these implants would be limited to patients with non-malignant bone marrow diseases, where there aren't any cancerous cells that need to be eliminated. (
  • Examples include aplastic anemia, in which the body can't make enough platelets and blood cells, as well as low blood counts and immune attack of the bone marrow caused by defective or abnormal bone marrow stem cells. (
  • Stem cells grown in this mineralized matrix differentiate into bone-building cells. (
  • When implanted beneath the skin of mice, the structures matured into bone tissues that have a working blood vessel network and a bone marrow inside that supplies new blood cells. (
  • In another set of experiments, researchers took stem cells from the implanted marrow and transplanted them into a second group of mice that had their marrow stem cells destroyed by radiation and drugs. (
  • We did these experiments to show that the bone marrow cells from the engineered bone tissues function similar to native bone," Shih said. (
  • We're working on making this a platform to generate more bone marrow stem cells. (
  • New findings suggest that a biochemical cocktail can coax adult bone marrow stem cells to become neurons, according to a report presented yesterday at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego. (
  • Stem cells from adult bone marrow normally generate bone, muscle, cartilage and fat cellsa limited set compared with embryonic stem cells, which can spawn the full spectrum of adult tissues. (
  • They are usually done if you have been diagnosed with a disease that affects your bone marrow or your blood cells, such as anemia, bone cancer, leukopenia, or hemochromatosis. (
  • Stem cells develop into blood cells in the bone marrow. (
  • When blood cells are mature and able to function, they leave the bone marrow and move into the blood. (
  • Umbilical cord blood also has stem cells but there are fewer stem cells than those in the bone marrow and blood. (
  • Red bone marrow is where stem cells develop into red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. (
  • However, this ballistic approach supposedly ensures that there won't be any lingering cancer cells and also that there is space for the new marrow to grow, says Armitage. (
  • We will never meet, but very soon he will have some of my bone marrow cells inside him. (
  • Xu J, Liu X, Chen J, Zacharek A, Cui X, Savant-Bhonsale S, Liu Z, Chopp M. Simvastatin enhances bone marrow stromal cell differentiation into endothelial cells via notch signaling pathway. (
  • Bone marrow stromal cells (BMSCs) are capable of differentiating into multiple cell lineages including endothelial cells. (
  • The patient's immune system would either destroy the transplanted marrow as foreign, or the transplanted marrow, which contains immune system cells, would destroy the patient's lungs, kidneys and other organs. (
  • To this end, researchers have been growing stem cells in a setting that mimics the natural environment of bone marrow. (
  • With the new process, the researchers recreated the spongy structure of bone marrow by making a hydrogel (like the material used to make contact lenses) around salt crystals, and then removing the crystals to leave holes for the stem cells to grow inside. (
  • The stem cells reproduced in the artificial bone marrow, and more than 90 percent of cells still had the markings of stem cells after four days, a sign they retained their ability to form any type of blood cell. (
  • Bone marrow transplant (BMT) can strengthen the body to fight cancer by replacing the blood building cells in the body that are destroyed by chemotherapy and radiation treatments, which are used to kill the cancer cells, with healthy stem cells found in bone marrow. (
  • In a bone marrow transplant, the patient's diseased bone marrow is destroyed and healthy bone marrow stem cells are infused into the patient's blood-stream. (
  • This protocol describes the growth of large number of dendritic cells from the culture of mouse bone marrow cells. (
  • Bone marrow failure disorder (BMFD) stops the body making blood cells properly. (
  • It's because your bone marrow is like a factory for your blood cells and is home for a special type of cells called stem cells. (
  • In aplastic anaemia, bone marrow does not make enough red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. (
  • Researchers have developed a method to reconstitute bone marrow and blood cells from embryonic stem (ES) cells. (
  • Richard Burt and colleagues identified the most effective mix of growth factors to induce mouse ES cell lines to develop into bone-marrow and blood precursor cells in culture. (
  • Injection of the selected cells into the bone marrow of mice that had been depleted of their own bone-marrow cells resulted in restoration of blood cells, including cells of the immune system, which are normally produced in the bone marrow. (
  • NORMOBLASTOSIS is when you have an excessive production of these types of cells by the bone marrow. (
  • This high degree of stem cell plasticity prompted us to test whether dead myocardium could be restored by transplanting bone marrow cells in infarcted mice. (
  • We sorted lineage-negative (Lin-) bone marrow cells from transgenic mice expressing enhanced green fluorescent protein by fluorescence-activated cell sorting on the basis of c-kit expression. (
  • Here we report that newly formed myocardium occupied 68% of the infarcted portion of the ventricle 9 days after transplanting the bone marrow cells. (
  • Our studies indicate that locally delivered bone marrow cells can generate de novo myocardium, ameliorating the outcome of coronary artery disease. (
  • Stem cells from bone marrow form a number of cell types of the immune and circulatory system. (
  • Bone marrow failure occurs in individuals who produce an insufficient amount of red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets. (
  • Aplastic anemia happens when bone marrow doesn't produce enough new blood cells throughout the body. (
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) is a form of blood cancer found within the bone marrow in which the body no longer produces enough healthy, normal blood cells. (
  • They are given medication to strengthen the platelets, and then are able to donate the marrow. (
  • Bone marrow also contains platelets, which trigger clotting, and thus help stop the blood flow when a wound occurs. (
  • Then they'll take a small liquid amount of bone marrow through the needle. (
  • There is also red marrow, which contains more nutrients than yellow marrow. (
  • Diagnosis of lymphoid disorders that involve the marrow are discussed. (
  • The tests can help diagnose and monitor various bone marrow disorders , blood disorders , and certain types of cancer . (
  • The Bone Marrow Failure Program is part of our Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. (
  • The Bone Marrow Failure Program at the Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders has the breadth and depth of expertise needed to provide complete care to children and their families affected by these hematologic disorders. (
  • Dr. E. Donnall Thomas , who showed that it was possible to transplant bone marrow to save the lives of patients dying from blood cancer and other blood disorders, a discovery that earned him a Nobel Prize , died on Saturday in Seattle. (
  • Bone marrow failure disorders (BMFD) mess up this process. (
  • Primary Children's bone marrow transplant program treats patients from birth to young adulthood with a diagnosis of cancer or nonmalignant disorders. (
  • MDS are a frequently unrecognized and rare group of bone marrow failure disorders, yet the incidence rate has rose from 143 reported cases in 1973 to approximately 15,000 cases in the United States each year. (
  • Substantial advances have been made in understanding the biology of multiple myeloma (MM) through the study of the bone marrow (BM) microenvironment. (
  • By October, her immune system was suppressed enough so her body would not reject Personette's bone marrow. (
  • Leukemias and bone marrow or immune system failure diseases. (
  • This case…indicates that genetic modification during the early stages of immune-cell development in bone marrow may play a large role in causing allergy,' said Dr. Steven Weiss, an allergist in Syosset, N.Y., and co-author of the study. (
  • There's even more good news for marrow lovers: science has shown that the fat of ruminants contains substances that boost and maintain our body's immune system. (
  • The chapter examines pathologic findings seen in the human bone marrow. (
  • Led by nationally recognized experts in pediatric hematology, the program manages ongoing treatment plans for children with congenital and acquired bone marrow failure syndromes, including Diamond-Blackfan anemia, Fanconi anemia, Shwachman-Diamond syndrome, idiopathic aplastic anemia and others. (
  • A leading contributor to bone marrow failure disorder registries, including the International Fanconi Anemia Registry, Diamond-Blackfan Registry, Shwachman- Diamond Registry and North American Pediatric Aplastic Anemia Consortium (NAPAAC). (
  • Bone marrow failure is associated with three types of diseases, Fanconi anemia (FA), dyskeratosis congenita, and aplastic anemia. (
  • The most common cause of acquired bone marrow failure is aplastic anemia. (
  • If you are being treated for another type of cancer, these tests can find out if the cancer has spread to your bone marrow. (
  • The results may show whether you have a bone marrow disease, a blood disorder, or cancer. (
  • This is known as bone marrow cancer . (
  • If your bone marrow isn't functioning properly because of cancer or another disease, you may receive a stem cell transplant. (
  • Bone marrow cancer? (
  • Immediately did MRI and bone scan, and was sent to a specialized hospital for cancer. (
  • Do my symptoms match bone cancer? (
  • The goal of a bone marrow transplant is to cure many diseases and certain types of cancer. (
  • When a child's bone marrow has been damaged or destroyed due to a disease or intense treatments of radiation or chemotherapy for cancer, a bone marrow transplant may be needed. (
  • Replace the bone marrow and restore its normal function after high doses of chemotherapy or radiation are given to treat cancer. (
  • But in September, at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, bone marrow from Price's younger sister, Lynn Dooley, 26, of Fort Lauderdale, was transfused into Price. (
  • Leondis had been diagnosed with and treated for bone cancer twice, once in high school and again in 2005. (
  • McCartney is donating bone marrow to a cancer patient. (
  • However, if the dog is suspected of having bone cancer localized in certain areas, the vet will insert the needle in the affected bone. (
  • For many blood cancer patients, a bone marrow transplant is the best chance for survival, according to the DKMS We Delete Blood Cancer website. (
  • Here at Winship Cancer Institute Bone Marrow Transplant Center we believe patient information is a vital part of the transplant process. (
  • The needle will be used to take a sample of bone marrow. (
  • This motion will allow a sample of bone marrow to enter the core of the needle. (
  • These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Bone Marrow Exam. (
  • MDS is a group of diseases where there is abnormal bone marrow cell production. (
  • A fatigue fracture is caused by the prolonged cyclical application of abnormal mechanical stresses to a bone that has normal elastic resistance. (
  • First, high doses of radiation and/or chemotherapy are used to destroy abnormal bone marrow. (
  • An aspirate needle is inserted through the skin using manual pressure and force until it abuts the bone. (
  • A new larger needle is inserted in the same place and it is pushed down until a small piece of bone is in the needle. (
  • After the skin is numbed, the needle is inserted into the bone, and a syringe is used to withdraw the liquid bone marrow. (
  • In this case the people have received the radiation as the result of a nuclear accident and very possibly can be rescued by a bone marrow transplant,'' Gale said. (
  • Major risks associated with bone marrow transplant include increased susceptibility to infection, anemia , graft failure, respiratory distress, and excess fluid, which can lead to pneumonia and liver dysfunction. (
  • In these patients high doses of chemotherapy or radiation therapy is a good therapy option but cannot be given due to its potential to cause bone marrow suppression. (
  • Reporter: It starts for chemotherapy in preparation for her bone marrow transplant and treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome, or mds. (
  • The International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry in Wisconsin, of which Gale is president, contacted Armand Hammer, chairman and chief executive officer of Occidental Petroleum Corp., and asked him to intervene in attempts to offer assistance to the Soviets in the disaster. (
  • The nonprofit also offers swab kits for dental offices, so that dentists and dental staff can easily register willing patients into the National Bone Marrow Registry. (
  • Wendell said if people would like to join the bone marrow registry, they can do so by mail. (
  • With 53 people registered, including many people of color, who are vastly underrepresented in the bone marrow registry, I hope someday one of us can save someone's life. (
  • For lower risk patients, those who do not undergo a bone marrow transplant have an average survival rate of up to six years. (
  • Examination of the bone marrow is helpful in diagnosing certain diseases, especially those related to blood and blood-forming organs, because it provides information on iron stores and blood production. (
  • Each child experiences diseases differently and a bone marrow transplant may not be appropriate for everyone who suffers from these diseases. (
  • Drive coordinator Jason Ptacek GRD '06 said his sister Julie, who suffers from a blood cell disorder, is still seeking a bone marrow match. (
  • In 1999, researchers in Europe cured a latex allergy in a 5-year-old boy following transplant surgery to correct a bone marrow disorder. (
  • Bone marrow failure disorder (BMFD) is a general term. (
  • The researchers are now investigating which types of bone-marrow cell best help repair the heart. (
  • There are 2 main types of bone marrow - red and yellow. (
  • Vajpayee N, Graham SS, Bem S. Basic examination of blood and bone marrow. (
  • There are few contraindications to bone marrow examination. (
  • An aspiration removes a small amount of marrow in liquid form for examination. (
  • The two procedures together are also referred to as a "bone marrow examination. (
  • Bone marrow, octopus and beef tartare - seasoned raw meat - were popular items at a MassHousing dinner out at the Vesta Dipping Grill in Denver, Colo., during a junket to a housing conference. (
  • Add the marrow, beef fat and shallots to a 4-quart saucepan and cook until the fat is rendered and the shallots are sweated but not browned. (
  • Listed as "Marrow Beef" for $15 on this Little Italy restaurant's menu, the marrow here is wrapped in thin eye of round with herbs and presented on the bone, inspired by Vietnamese/Cambodian butter beef. (
  • It supports patients and families with bone marrow failure. (
  • Patients are referred for pre-transplant consultation to stem cell transplant physicians who are also integral members of the Bone Marrow Failure Program team. (
  • These patients are cared for by Stem Cell Transplant Program physicians for approximately two years during and after the transplant before returning to the care of hematologists in the Bone Marrow Failure Program. (
  • Given the increased risk of future cancers that occur in many bone marrow failure syndromes post-transplant, our team provides disease-specific recommendations for screening of at-risk patients and offers ongoing follow-up throughout childhood and adolescence. (
  • While appreciating the role of Professor Masood Sadiq, she also noted that the Bone Marrow Unit had successfully developed 'Zero Bacteria' environment, which was necessary for patients. (
  • This means that patients getting foreign bone marrow are likely to need further powerful drug treatment this time with steroids like prednisone, cyclosporine or even thalidomide. (
  • The decision to use HSCs collected from bone marrow versus the peripheral blood is highly complex, and is made by the physician by taking into account patients diagnosis, disease state, and risk of complications," Majhail wrote. (
  • In 1956 American physician E. Donnall Thomas performed the first successful syngeneic (genetically identical) bone marrow transplant between two humans. (
  • The researchers found that if they genetically engineered mice to be missing the Hoxb8 gene in their bone marrow only, they developed the excessive grooming behaviour but not the noxious chemical and temperature-sensing abnormalities. (
  • After one to two minutes, a needle is placed into the bone marrow and a small amount of marrow is pulled up into a syringe. (
  • The fossil marrow consists of sulphur-rich organic material, and tests for amino acids, proteins and, tantalisingly, DNA are in progress ( Geology , vol 34, p 641). (