Nephrotic syndrome due to primary systemic AL amyloidosis, successfully treated with VAD (vincristine, doxorubicin and dexamethasone) alone.

@article{Matsuda2008NephroticSD,
  title={Nephrotic syndrome due to primary systemic AL amyloidosis, successfully treated with VAD (vincristine, doxorubicin and dexamethasone) alone.},
  author={M Matsuda and Takahisa Gono and Nagaaki Katoh and Takuhiro Yoshida and Ko-ichi Tazawa and Yasuhiro Shimojima and Wataru Ishii and Tomohisa Fushimi and Shu-ichi Ikeda},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={543-9}
}
We report 3 patients with nephrotic syndrome ascribed to primary systemic AL amyloidosis that were successfully treated with VAD (vincristine, doxorubicin and dexamethasone) alone. M-protein in serum disappeared soon after VAD, and nephrotic syndrome gradually improved in parallel with a decrease in daily protein excretion in urine. Long-term follow-up of… CONTINUE READING