Role of Cord blood transplant in leukemia & hemophilia treatment

Cord blood transplantation is one of the techniques that is highly preferred to supply the required amounts of stem cells. Such kind of transplant is required in case of persons suffering from leukemia, hemophilia etc.

Since such patients may encounter difficulties often to search and obtain the donors of bone marrow in order to supply the required hemopoietic cells.

In such patients, the cord blood transplantation will be of definite help for the recovery.Cord blood transplantation is of more useful in treating the lymphoma and autoimmune related disorders in a patient.

Cord blood transplantation is becoming increasingly popular because of the fact that the special type of cells in this cord blood is similar to the cells of bone marrow.

Hence, the cord blood transplantation is of more useful one. It is interesting to note that in some persons, malignant diseases like leukemia or non-malignant disorders affect the bone marrow.

There are recorded incidences of affections in bone marrow due to the genetic disorders, also. In such cases, the cord blood transplantation may be carried out by means of stem cells transplantation at the bone marrow itself.

Whenever the cord blood transplantation is carried out in the bone marrow of ailing persons, the cellular pattern in bone marrow gets some drastic changes but is the highly preferred one by medical experts.

As a net result, there is repopulation of basic cells at the bone marrow of the concerned persons who have undergone such transplantation of cord blood cells.

These cells after the transplantation at the bone marrow start growing like main cells similar to the original ones, thus posing a healthy trend in the concerned patients.

Viral contamination is less with umbilical cord blood transplants.Cord blood transplantation needs serial of steps to be followed meticulously if one has top achieve success in this procedure.

Proper collection of cord blood in the blood collection kit and perfect storage of cord blood in liquid nitrogen that maintains the temperature of minus 196 degree Celsius and proper dispatch of cord blood may be considered as the associated factors related to the cord blood transplantation.

The improperly maintained cord blood due to lack of liquid nitrogen or careless storing and sending of cord blood for transplantation purposes may lead to infection certain times. Hence, extreme care is to be taken in order to make the transplantation successful.

Non-malignant disease conditions that warrant such cord blood transplantation include diseases like Hurler syndrome, aplastic anemia, Hurler syndrome etc.

Similarly, the malignant diseases that warrant cord blood transplantation include diseases like multiple myeloma, neuroblastoma, chronic myelocytic leukemia etc.