High-dose therapy and autologous transplantation in amyloidosis-AL.

  title={High-dose therapy and autologous transplantation in amyloidosis-AL.},
  author={Ignazio Majolino and Raimondo Marcen{\`o} and Giulia Pecoraro and Rosanna Scim{\'e} and S Vasta and Giuseppe Liberti and Antonino Rizzo and Angelo Indovina and Francesco Caronia},
  volume={78 1},
A 53-yr.-old woman with amyloidosis AL was treated with high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell infusion in an attempt to suppress the amyloid secretion. A diagnosis of MGUS had been made six years earlier. During the last year her disease had progressively shifted to a full-blown picture of amyloidosis AL, with renal failure, proteinuria, renal… CONTINUE READING