MINISTRY OF HEALTH ANKARA CITY HOSPITAL

Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Inpatient Unit Updated: 03 June 2020

Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Inpatient Unit


Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Inpatient Unit

Our Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Centre was established in 2010. This department which is one of the most modern and well-equipped bone marrow transplantation centres dedicated to pediatric patients in Turkey, consists of a Clinical Unit, Research Laboratory, Aphaeresis Unit and Cell Processing Unit. More than 60 stem cell transplantations are performed each year with the capacity of 16 private rooms designed specifically for patients who need stem cell transplantation. All types of transplantation including allogenic (related, unrelated and haploidentical) and autologous is performed in our center. The unit is the largest of its kind in this country and it is an important reference centre. The Center has an experienced team comprised of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers, dieticians, child development specialists and transplantation coordinators. Our 16 beds is designed for children's needs and their physical and psychological comfort and it is located on the 2nd floor of the Children’s Hospital Building. A specialized HEPA air-filtration system allows children to stay safely in BMT Unit with limited risk of contracting infections. Stem Cell Laboratory preserves and processes stem cells in case of need. As an advanced reference center, our hospital has all the subbranches of pediatrics including surgery, excellent service of radiology, radiation therapy, biochemistry, genetics and blood bank units which work in cooperation with our Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Centre.

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