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Cardiac amyloidosis
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Amyloidosis Lesion In Left Atrium: Gross natural color view of a diagnostic lesion
Image courtesy of Professor Peter Anderson DVM PhD and published with permission © PEIR, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Aarti Narayan, M.B.B.S [2] Raviteja Guddeti, M.B.B.S. [3]; Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. [4]; Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan, M.B.B.S. [5], Sabawoon Mirwais, M.B.B.S, M.D.[6]

Synonyms and Keywords: Cardiac amyloid; amyloid cardiac; amyloid cardiomyopathy; stiff heart syndrome; senile cardiac amyloidosis; AS transthyretin amyloidosis; amyloid heart muscle disease; amyloid heart disease; amyloid heart; CA

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Cardiac amyloidosis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic study of choice | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | X-Ray Findings | Echocardiography and Ultrasound | CT-Scan Findings | MRI Findings | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

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Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

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Primary amyloidosis
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Beta-2 microglobulin related amyloidosis
Gelsolin related amyloidosis
Lysozyme amyloid related amyloidosis
Leucocyte cell-derived chemotaxin 2 related amyloidosis
Fibrinogen A alpha-chain associated amyloidosis

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Amyloidosis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Study of Choice

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

Electrocardiogram

X-ray

Echocardiography and Ultrasound

CT scan

MRI

Other Imaging Findings

Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy

Surgery

Primary Prevention

Secondary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Cardiac amyloidosis On the Web

Most recent articles

Most cited articles

Review articles

CME Programs

Powerpoint slides

Images

American Roentgen Ray Society Images of Cardiac amyloidosis

All Images
X-rays
Echo & Ultrasound
CT Images
MRI

Ongoing Trials at Clinical Trials.gov

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse

NICE Guidance

FDA on Cardiac amyloidosis

CDC on Cardiac amyloidosis

Cardiac amyloidosis in the news

Blogs on Cardiac amyloidosis

Directions to Hospitals Treating Psoriasis

Risk calculators and risk factors for Cardiac amyloidosis


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