Amyloidosis: Diagnosis and Treatment
Morie A. Gertz, S. Vincent Rajkumar
Springer Science & Business Media, Jun 14, 2010 - Medical - 238 pages
An up-to-date reference on this fascinating set of complex disorders, this book features the most comprehensive strategies for diagnosing, classifying, imaging, treating, and managing amyloidosis in multiple organ systems. Beneficial to the spectrum of practitioners from residents to sub-specialists, this book is a succinct authoritative text written by leaders in the field. The authors provide instruction on all forms of amyloidosis - including primary amyloidosis (AL), secondary amyloidosis (AA), and familial amyloidosis. With essential treatment algorithms, Amyloidosis: Diagnosis and Treatment is the gold-standard for all hematologists, oncologists, and internists caring for patients with this complex disease.
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2 Imaging of Systemic Amyloidosis
3 Diagnosis and Classification
4 Pathogenesis of Systemic Amyloidoses
5 Supportive Care for Amyloidosis
6 Assessing Response and Prognosis in AL Amyloidosis
7 Localized Amyloidosis
8 Amyloid Heart Disease
9 Renal Amyloidosis
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