AIMS bone marrow transplant successful

Published: 30th July 2013 11:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th July 2013 11:44 AM   |  A+A-

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences conducted its first successful Allogenic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell (Bone Marrow) Transplantation. Rajani Uthaman, a 40 year old woman from Maradu, with a life threatening disease called ‘Aplastic Anaemia’ was the recipient. She was under treatment for seven months.

She received stem cells from her brother Sabu. She is recovering well and under strict medical supervision.  

 The transplant was done by a team led by Dr Neeraj Sidharthan, which comprises experts in haematology, medical oncology, transfusion medicine and other allied specialities. This is the first marrow transplant performed in private health care sector in the state. 


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