Samar McCann

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Fifty-one patients with primary myelofibrosis (PMF) received allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplants from related (n=33) or unrelated (n=18) donors. Twenty-seven patients, 19-54 years old, were prepared with myeloablative regimens including CY plus BU (n=4) or TBI (n=23). Twenty-four patients, 40-64 years old, received reduced-intensity conditioning(More)
Liposomal amphotericin (AmBisome) 2 mg/kg three times weekly was compared with placebo as prophylaxis against fungal infection in patients undergoing chemotherapy or bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for haematological malignancies. Prophylaxis began on day 1 of chemotherapy and continued until neutrophils regenerated or infection was suspected. Of 161(More)
As part of its clinical governance programme the British Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BSBMT) undertook an analysis of transplant outcome for adults undergoing human leucocyte antigen - identical sibling allogeneic transplantation for chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) in first chronic phase (CP1) or autologous transplantation for Hodgkin's(More)
Clinical Scenario: In wrestling, athletes often support a large amount of weight on their heads or are forced into extreme ranges of motion. These suboptimal movement conditions lead to a high prevalence of neck injuries in wrestlers. A large portion of the work done by the cervical musculature in wrestling is theorized to be eccentric or isometric types of(More)
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