Amyloid and Amyloidosis 1998: Proceedings of the VIIIth International Symposium on Amyloidosis, August 7-11, 1998, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

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R.A. Kyle, M.A. Gertz
CRC Press, Jul 15, 1999 - Medical - 586 pages
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This is a massive volume of 608 pages representing the most complete and up-to-date clinical and research reference available on amyloid and amyloidosis. The book contains 183 chapters, fully illustrated and referenced, in six sections covering fibril formation, AL amyloidosis, familial amyloidosis, AA amyloidosis, Alzheimer's and prion disease, and other forms of amyloidosis. The authors are world leaders in the field. Includes bibliographic references and index. Publication Note: This volume is the Proceedings of the VIIIth International Symposium on Amyloidosis, August 7-11, 1998, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
 

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Contents

Direct evidence that the aminoterminal portion of serum amyloid A SAA
14
Nature and specificity of amyloid fibril binding by serum amyloid P component
29
The crystal structure of amyloidogenic Leu55Pro transthyretin variant
41
AApoAII amyloid deposition is suppressed by adenovirus mediated overexpression
56
Characterization of heparin binding to serum amyloidA
71
A novel organization of insitu amyloid fibrils as established with high
80
A prospective randomized trial of melphalan and prednisone versus vincristine
96
The effect of cardiac involvement on the outcome of intravenous melphalan
111
experience in the AL
136
Longterm survival 10 years or more in 30 patients with primary AL
151
Prognostic value of echoderived diagnosis of cardiac involvement in
154
Morbidity associated with high dose therapy in primary amyloidosis
169
Four year cumulative experience with dose intensive melphalan and peripheral
184
Biophysical studies of amyloidogenic and nonamyloidogenic kappa I
193
Anticipation of ageatonset in Portuguese patients with familial amyloid
209
Genderdependent amyloid deposition in aging male mice transgenic
224

Clonal cells circulate in the peripheral blood of virtually all patients with AL
121

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