This is my ongoing blog to document the haematopoietic stem cell transplant for the treatment of my illness, Chronic Inflammatory Demyellineating Polyneuropathy (CIDP). I was looked after by Dr Richard K Burt at Northwestern Memorial Hospital under an FDA approved clinical trial in June 2013.
Saturday, 3 August 2013
Day +12 [Addendum]
Before leaving hospital I had told Dr Burt that first thing in the morning my
hearing had improved since the transplant, although this would worsen during
I cited my evidence being that I could hear the nurses talk to me without the
use of my hearing aid.
He shook his head before saying "Oh no, I
don't think we've done you any favours if you can listen to a woman in the