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The referral of critically ill cancer patients to an intensive care unit (ICU) is a matter of controversial debate. This study was conducted by an interdisciplinary clinical group to evaluate the outcome of ICU treatment in cancer patients according to their characteristics at the time of referral. A retrospective analysis was used to identify relevant(More)
Four patients with AL amyloidosis underwent high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation at our institutions. Here, we report the clinical courses and outcomes in these patients. Two patients with multi-organ amyloid deposits including cardiac involvement died within 12 days after high-dose chemotherapy. However, in the other two(More)
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