Echocardiographic and pathologic findings of wild-type transthyretin senile systemic amyloidosis developed in early 50s
We thank Taro Yamashita, MD and Yukio Ando, MD from Kumamoto University for their support in genetic analysis of the present case.
Conflict of interest
Goro Yoshioka, Nozomi Watanabe, Hiroyuki Koita, Yujiro Asada, Keiichi Ashikaga, Nehiro Kuriyama, and Yoshisato Shibata declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later revisions.
Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.
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