Answered on Quora: Are there any side effects to bone marrow donation? | Just Robert
Reading Time: 1 minute Bone Marrow Donation is the traditional way of extracting stem cells out from your bone marrow. To do that you have to undergo general anesthesia. The risks of general anesthesia include not waking up, choking on yourself during the procedure, etc. However a decent anesthetist and team will be able to mitigate the risks as much as possible. To extract the stem cells, (at least for me) thick needles were inserted and punctured into my hip bone to access the... Read More Read More