Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in India-2017 Annual Update

  • Rahul NaithaniEmail author
Short Communication


There has been a steady rise in number of transplant centers in India over last few years. This year many papers related to bone marrow transplants were presented in annual conference of Indian society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine. All oral and poster presentations which were published were reviewed. There were many publications on autologous transplant, allogeneic transplant and lab aspects of transplant. Centers shared their data on autologous transplants in newly set-up units with resource constraints with good outcomes. Encouraging data from across India is likely to boost more centers to set up transplant centers.


Bone marrow transplant India Recent developments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Hematology and Bone Marrow TransplantationMax Superspeciality HospitalNew DelhiIndia

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