hyper IgM Syndrome

Hyper IgM Syndrome and the Stem Cell Transplant

Hyper IgM Syndrome and the Stem Cell Transplant

Stephanie went back to CHOP around 2:00 pm today (Wednesday) and started with getting everything ready for the procedure. They started by removing the central line (crazy picture of that below… “graphic content” disclaimer implied for those that have trouble looking in a hospital room), and then brought out more consent to treat forms. I […]

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Hyper IgM Syndrome Stem Cell Harvest – Day 5

Hyper IgM Syndrome Stem Cell Harvest – Day 5

Today was the day that the stem cells were harvested. Over the last 4 days Stephanie has been taking her injections in order to stimulate stem cell development. and the preliminary blood tests indicated that things were going in the right direction. Since the concept of a “stem cell” may be foreign to some people […]

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Baby Hayden Medical Journey – Background and Day 1

Baby Hayden Medical Journey – Background and Day 1

As many of you know, we (Dr. Chase and Stephanie Hayden) are pregnant and expecting our 4th child in August 2017. If you have seen any of our posts on Facebook, you may have some idea as to what s going on, but if you have not, this is the quick summary, as well as […]

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