Successful long-term outcome of the first combined heart and kidney transplant in a patient with systemic Al amyloidosis.

@article{Audard2009SuccessfulLO,
  title={Successful long-term outcome of the first combined heart and kidney transplant in a patient with systemic Al amyloidosis.},
  author={Vincent Audard and M de Go{\"u}yon Matignon and Lawrence Weiss and Philippe Remy and Agathe Pardon and Corinne Haioun and Karim Belhadj and Laurent Salomon and M L Hillon and Djillali Sahali and Emmanuelle Vermes and Philippe Lang and Philippe Grimbert},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={236-40}
}
Simultaneous cardiac and renal involvement is associated with a particularly poor prognosis in patients with AL amyloidosis (AL-A). We report the first case of a successful long-term outcome of combined heart and kidney transplantation not followed by autologous stem cell transplantation in a patient with systemic AL-A. The recipient was a 46-year-old man… CONTINUE READING