Bone Marrow Biopsy Resources
Bone Marrow Biopsies
Patients with SDS usually have annual marrow biopsies. If changes occur in the marrow, more frequent biopsies may be needed.
An AC article that explains the bone marrow biopsy procedure and gives tips on ways to help children cope.
This website contains pictures and media montages on bone marrow biopsies.
This interactive online game helps children discover the role that bone marrow plays in the body and why bone marrow aspirations and biopsies are important.
Children's Hospital Oakland has developed a Related Blood Program. They are offering cord blood collection to families who have a child with thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, leukemia, aplastic anemia or any other generic acquired disease that could potentially benefit from this research resource, such as Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome.