Dami Collier

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Summary:Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is becoming an increasingly recognized indication for treatment of autoimmune diseases and severe immune-mediated disorders. However, multicenter registry data have demonstrated higher than anticipated early toxicity, approximately 10% for autoimmune diseases in general, and 20–27% for diffuse systemic(More)
The article describes the research carried out on the recent Kanchenjunga Medical Expedition to Eastern Nepal during the post-monsoon season of 1998. Twenty-two projects are described, under the general functional headings of respiratory, cardiovascular, hormonal, sensory and neurological and infection and immunity.
Tuberculosis is a global health problem which has been compounded by the emergence and rapid spread of drug resistant strains. Phenotypic drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis usually requires homogenization of cultures using 3-5mm glass beads. In resource limited settings, these important material may either not be readily available in(More)
Injuries to the tarsometatarsal joint complex, or Lisfranc's joint, are intricate, subtle, difficult to diagnose, and potentially devastating. The identification of these injuries is based upon an understanding of the normal clinical and radiographic anatomy of the area. The authors discuss several imaging techniques useful in documenting these injuries.
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