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Jaipur hospital performs bone marrow transplant on foreigner

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A 42-year-old man from underwent a successful bone marrow transplant at Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Hospital here today.

"The bone marrow transplant was conducted on David Moni who is suffering from blood cancer," Dr Sandeep Jasuja, Associate Professor of medical oncology department of the hospital said.

"The transplant procedure was conducted on November 19 and the patient is doing fine now," said Jasuja.

"He is under observation in the hospital and will be discharged after 3-4 days," he said, adding that it is the first bone marrow transplant of a foreigner patient in the hospital.

Abone marrow transplantis a procedure to replace damaged or destroyedbone marrowwith healthybone marrowstem cells.

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First Published: Fri, December 02 2016. 01:32 IST