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Diagnosis and Classification of Amyloidosis


Slide 7

December 2009

Given the diversity of proteins that could cause amyloidosis and the clinical syndromes that can be associated with amyloidosis, subtyping of amyloidosis is essential for accurate and effective management. For example AL amyloidosis is treated with high-risk strategies such as peripheral blood stem cell transplantation whereas hereditary ATTR amyloidosis may be treated with liver transplantation.



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