NIBD performs successful bone marrow transplant on infant

KARACHI: An toddler underwent a bone marrow transplant on the Nationwide Institute of Blood Illnesses and Bone Marrow Transplantation (NIBD) in Karachi. The method occurred efficiently.

As per particulars, the toddler, who’s the youngest in Pakistan to ever endure the remedy, was recognized with Omens Syndrome (SCID RAG-2 homozygous) in June 2018 when he was solely 12 days outdated.

The transplant was carried out on him 5 months later with a marrow that was gifted to him by his mom.

Dr Tahir Sultan Shamsi of NIBD shared the success on Twitter and mentioned the kid has totally recovered after receiving the haploidentical BMT from mom.

“NIBD’s youngest BMT recipient. His elder sibling died final 12 months. Omens Syndrome (SCID RAG-2 homozygous) at analysis when he was 12 days outdated in June 18. And now totally recovered after haploidentical BMT from mom. Regular lymphocyte depend now. At present, 150 days after BMT,” he wrote on Twitter.

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