What is Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Stem Cell Transplant

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) involves the intravenous infusion of autologous or allogeneic stem cells collected from bone marrow, peripheral blood, or umbilical cord blood to reestablish hematopoiesis in patients with damaged or defective bone marrow or immune systems.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Multiple sclerosis 10 6
Fanconi's anemia 2 0
Multiple myeloma 2 0
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy 1 1
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 2
Moderate 3
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

Side effect Patients Percentage
Diarrhea 1
Fatigue 1
Muscle and joint pain 1
Weakened immune system 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant.