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An Insight to Disease of Systems and Novel Therapies

Amyloidosis is a benign, slowly progressive condition characterized by the presence of extracellular fibrillar proteins in various organs and tissues. It has systemic or localized forms. Both systemic and localized amyloidosis have been a point of interest for many researchers and there have been a growing number of case reports in the literature for the last decade. The aim of this book is to help the reader become familiar with the presentation, diagnosis and treatment modalities of systemic and localized amyloidosis of specific organs or systems and also cover the latest advancements in therapy.

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AmyloidosisAn Insight to Disease of Systems and Novel TherapiesEdited by Işıl Adadan Güvenç

Published: November 16th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1785

ISBN: 978-953-307-795-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6572-9

Copyright year: 2011

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37824 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

18 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations


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1. Clinical Presentation of Amyloid A Amyloidosis

By Nurşen Düzgün


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2. An Overview of the Amyloidosis in Children with Rheumatic Disease

By Betül Sözeri, Nida Dincel and Sevgi Mir


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3. Intracardiac Thrombosis, Embolism and Anticoagulation Therapy in Patients with Cardiac Amyloidosis – Inspiration from a Case Observation

By Dali Feng, Kyle Klarich and Jae K. Oh


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4. Cardiovascular Complications in Patients with AL Amyloidosis

By Maurizio Zangari, Tamara Berno, Fenghuang Zhan, Guido Tricot and Louis Fink


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5. Pulmonary Manifestations of Amyloidosis

By Mark E. Lund, Priya Bakaya and Jeffrey B. Hoag


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6. Causal or Causal Relationship Between Oral Diseases and Systemic Amyloidosis – From Inflammation to Amyloidosis – A Trouble Connection

By Murat İnanç Cengiz and Kuddusi Cengiz


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7. Amyloidosis in the Skin

By Toshiyuki Yamamoto


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8. Localized Amyloidosis of the Head and Neck

By Işil Adadan Güvenç


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9. Localized ENT Amyloidosis – Literature Overview

By Bouthaina Hammami, Malek Mnejja, Moncef Sellami, Hanene Hadj Taieb, Adel Chakroun, Ilhem Charfeddine and Abdelmonem Ghorbel


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10. Oral Localized Amyloidosis

By Kenji Yamagata and Hiroki Bukawa


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11. Tocilizumab for the Treatment of AA Amyloidosis

By Toshio Tanaka, Keisuke Hagihara, Yoshihiro Hishitani and Atsushi Ogata


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12. Cardiac and Multi-Organ Transplantation in Patients with Amyloidosis

By Eugenia Raichlin and Sudhir S. Kushwaha


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13. Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation in the Treatment of Amyloidosis – Can Manipulation of the Autograft Reduce Treatment-Related Toxicity?

By Çiğdem Akalin Akkök and Øystein Bruserud


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