Institute of Blood Disorders and Bone Marrow Transplant at Fortis Hospital, Gurugram completes 300 Bone Marrow Transplant procedures
Institute of Blood Disorders and Bone Marrow Transplant at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI), Gurugram, under the leadership Dr. Rahul Bhargava, Director & HOD, Haematology, Haemato Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant, has crossed 300 Bone Marrow Transplant milestone. The unit, also comprising of Dr. Vikas Dua, Additional Director & HOD, Pediatric Hematology Oncology & BMT and BMT Unit have completed 138 BMT in the calendar year 2019 which is path breaking in itself for any BMT Unit across India. The team has performed BMT on patients as young as 2 years old and as old as 68 years.
The Institute of Blood Disorders at FMRI has a state-of-the-art 20 bedded Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. The BMT unit offers both autologous as well an allogeneic. It offers matched- related, matched-unrelated bone marrow transplants and cord blood transplants. For those patients where donors aren’t available, mismatched- related and half- matched (Haplo – identical from parents) related donors are also done.