Marrow Collection Procedures Video
This educational video is intended to help those involved in marrow collection procedures collect the best possible product while ensuring donor safety. It is not intended for potential donors due to its graphic nature.
- Use NMDP required forms with donor information and transplant center requests to be reviewed and approved during planning and final preparation for a bone marrow collection.
- Describe preparation and use of the equipment and collection kit during the procedure.
- Apply best practices and standards for landmark identification and collection techniques to maximize total nucleated cells (TNC) collection while applying processes to ensure donor safety.
- Follow post-collection processes for marrow handling, labels, required forms, reporting and donor discharge.
For healthcare professionals involved in the marrow collection procedure. You may find this video helpful for educating new staff, operating room (OR) staff, or as a refresher for experienced collection staff.