Clinical outcomes and survival in AA amyloidosis patients


Ayar Y., ERSOY A., Oksuz M. F. , OCAKOĞLU G., AYTAÇ VURUŞKAN B., YILDIZ A., ...More

REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE REUMATOLOGIA, vol.57, no.6, pp.535-544, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rbre.2017.02.002
  • Journal Name: REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE REUMATOLOGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.535-544
  • Keywords: AA amyloidosis, Chronic kidney disease, Familial Mediterranean fever, Mortality, Renal survival, SYSTEMIC AMYLOIDOSIS, RENAL INVOLVEMENT, PREVALENCE, ORIGIN
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: Amyloid A amyloidosis is a rare complication of chronic inflammatory conditions. Most patients with amyloid A amyloidosis present with nephropathy and it leads to renal failure and death. We studied clinical characteristics and survival in patients with amyloid A amyloidosis.