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Old 01-21-2012, 05:23 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Dr. Broncenstein View Post
I do the occasional bone marrow biopsy... and the aspiration tends to be uncomfortable to the point that I usually combine the procedure with something like a mediport so I can justify sedation. I have no experience with harvesting marrow for transplantion, but I would imagine that requires a general anesthetic.
Time for an in-service, old man! Get with the new millennium. Ha, ha. Re-read my post. I have extensive knowledge (professional experience) of bone marrow donation and transplantation. Think apheresis. CD34+ cells are pheresed from peripheral blood. Be happy to talk to you about it. Cheers.

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