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Growth of Worldwide Medical Tourism Market

The worldwide medical tourism market is estimately growing at a rate of 25-35% annually. The high cost of health care and long wait times for some procedures still remain the major factors for growth.

Bone Marrow Transplantation

Bone marrow is made up of soft fatty tissue. These contain stem cells, which produce blood cells. A bone marrow transplant is done to replace damaged bone marrow.

Types:

  • Autologous – patient's own stem cells are used.
  • Syngeneic – stem cells of an identical twin are used.
  • Allogeneic – stem cells of a related or an unrelated donor with a bone marrow match are used.
  • Umbilical cord blood contains stem cells and can be used for transplant.

    People suffering from cancers that require chemotherapy or radiation therapy need this transplant as the marrow is destroyed during these therapies.

    They are used in the following conditions:

  • Leukemia.
  • Lymphoma.
  • Multiple myeloma.
  • Severe immunodeficiency syndromes.
  • Aplastic anemia.
  • Congenital neutropenia.
  • Thalassemia.
  • Sickle cell anemia.


    • Benefits
      • Who is an ideal candidate
        • Recovery
          • Preparing your surgery
            • Risks / Complications / Side effects
              • After your surgery

                Featured Bone Marrow Transplantation Providers Abroad


                Hospital Clinica Biblica

                San Jose, Costa Rica


                Accreditation: JCI

                Languages: English, Spanish

                Hospital Clinica Biblica is the largest and most comprehensive private hospital in Costa Rica. Established in 1929, the hospital´s mission and vision focus on the health of each one of its clien...

                Apollonion Private Hospital

                Nicosia, Cyprus


                Languages: English, Greek

                The Apollonion Private Hospital is an ultra-modern Hospital purposely built to offer the best and most complete medical care to its patients.

                The daily contact of many doctors of variou...

                Emirates Hospital

                Dubai, United Arab Emirates


                Accreditation: JCI

                Languages: English, Arabic

                Our Mission at Emirates Hospital is to provide high quality, faster, better and friendlier service consistent with the needs and beliefs of our patients, employees, visitors and vendors in a comfortab...

                New Somerset Hospital

                Cape Town, South Africa


                Languages: English, Afrikaans

                New Somerset Hospital is the regional general specialist hospital for the metro west district of the Cape Metropole.

                It offers a range of general specialist services to a population exc...

                London Bridge Hospital

                London, United Kingdom


                Accreditation: ISO 9001

                Languages: English

                London Bridge Hospital has been delivering world-class private healthcare since 1986. With over one hundred en suite, air conditioned rooms, we aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible, and ar...
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