Although this can feel like a setback it is a normal part of the recovery process.
Recovery time after autologous stem cell transplant.
Hundred days after the transplant are crucial for those who have had a stem cell transplant.
With a stem cell transplant the stem cells are taken from either the bone marrow or the bloodstream.
In an autologous transplant stem cells are collected from the patient themselves harvested frozen and stored then infused back into the patient after intensive therapy.
The transplant process was a very physically and psychologically challenging.
Autologous stem cell transplant recovery.
Follow up treatment and care.
Epub 2014 mar 13.
An autologous stem cell transplant asct is one that uses healthy hemopoietic stem cells those that form the blood cells from a person s own body instead of taking stem cells from a donor to replace diseased bone marrow or bone marrow damaged by cancer treatment.
The time it takes to recover after a transplant varies.
Other than the trips for the lab work i stayed on my couch and ate little meals.
At first i felt fine though a little nauseated and tired.
The time after your transplant is a time of cell recovery and growth.
It s common for a patient to be re admitted to the hospital for a short period of time during the first year after transplant.
After four or five days i felt really tired.
With a bone marrow transplant the stem cells are taken from the bone marrow.
My autologous stem cell transplant recovery after my autologous stem cell transplant i returned to md anderson every other day to track my blood count.
The cells in your mouth stomach intestine hair and muscles will all regrow.
Another method of autologous stem cell transplant is an autologous bone marrow transplant.
This requires calories and energy.
Biol blood marrow transplant.
Recovery after intensive treatment.
Understanding your autologous stem cell transplant.
Recovering after high dose chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant using your own stem cells autologous transplant can take time.
When you have an autologous stem cell transplant your stem cells are harvested collected from your body and frozen.
They may undergo various tests to determine the status of the disease and its response to treatment.
An autologous stem cell transplant is different from an allogeneic stem cell transplant which uses stem cells from a matching donor.
You will need regular follow up appointments after your transplant.
If you had an autologous transplant using your own cells your follow up at the outpatient clinic will be shorter.
Tomer mark an assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology oncology.
My experience undergoing a stem cell transplant i recently completed an autologous stem cell transplant at new york presbyterian hospital under the supervision of dr.