Bone marrow transplants are complex procedures that carry significant risks of serious complications. It may take long for the new bone marrow to function normally. Patients are closely monitored during this time to identify any infections or complications that may develop. Studies have shown the younger you are, the more likely the treatment is to succeed. As there is a significant risk of side-effects occurring after a bone marrow transplant, it is important to be fully aware of the risks before the treatment starts. Risks and complications may vary depending on the following:
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There are many serious risks and side effects of a bone marrow transplant, which include:
Medications will be given prior to transplant to reduce the risk of this complication.
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