By Douglas J. Martin BS, Edward G. Randles PhD, Marina Ramirez-Alvarado PhD (auth.), Morie A. Gertz, S. Vincent Rajkumar (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1607616300

ISBN-13: 9781607616306

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ISBN-13: 9781607616313

An updated reference in this attention-grabbing set of complicated problems, this e-book good points the main entire thoughts for diagnosing, classifying, imaging, treating, and dealing with amyloidosis in a number of organ structures. precious to the spectrum of practitioners from citizens to sub-specialists, this publication is a succinct authoritative textual content written through leaders within the box. The authors supply guideline on all varieties of amyloidosis - together with basic amyloidosis (AL), secondary amyloidosis (AA), and familial amyloidosis. With crucial therapy algorithms, Amyloidosis: prognosis and remedy is the gold-standard for all hematologists, oncologists, and internists taking care of sufferers with this disease.

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This has the potential of answering questions on the pathogenesis of amyloidosis. One of the most important and still open issues in the field of amyloidosis is the mechanism of organ damage. Observations with SAP scintigraphy demonstrated that amyloid load is not always proportional to organ dysfunction [11]. Subsequent clinical observations suggested that the concentration of the amyloid precursor has a direct impact on biochemical indices of cardiac dysfunction and prognosis, independently from amyloid load [130].

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