Amyloid and Related Disorders

Surgical Pathology and Clinical Correlations

  • Maria M. Picken
  • Guillermo A. Herrera
  • Ahmet Dogan

Part of the Current Clinical Pathology book series (CCPATH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction/General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mario Nuvolone, Giovanni Palladini, Giampaolo Merlini
      Pages 9-29
    3. Amanda K. Ombrello, Ivona Aksentijevich
      Pages 31-53
    4. Oana Madalina Mereuta, Chris P. Larsen, Ahmet Dogan
      Pages 55-63
    5. Merrill D. Benson
      Pages 65-80
    6. Paweena Susantitaphong, Laura M. Dember, Bertrand L. Jaber
      Pages 81-94
    7. Fausto J. Rodriguez, Maria M. Picken, John M. Lee
      Pages 121-131
  3. Non-amyloid Protein Deposits

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Guillermo A. Herrera, Elba A. Turbat-Herrera
      Pages 153-166
    3. Pierre Ronco, Alexandre Karras, Emmanuelle Plaisier
      Pages 167-178
  4. Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Alexander J. Howie
      Pages 197-211
    3. Maria M. Picken, Guillermo A. Herrera
      Pages 225-227
    4. Johan Bijzet, Ingrid I. van Gameren, Bouke P. C. Hazenberg
      Pages 229-248
    5. Janet A. Gilbertson, Julian D. Gillmore, Philip N. Hawkins
      Pages 273-282
    6. Anne Räisänen-Sokolowski, Tom Törnroth
      Pages 295-298
    7. Laura Verga, Patrizia Morbini, Giovanni Palladini, Laura Obici, Gian Luca Capello, Marco Paulli et al.
      Pages 299-310
    8. Francesca Lavatelli, Francesca Brambilla, Andrea Di Fonzo, Giovanni Ferraro, Giovanni Palladini, Pierluigi Mauri et al.
      Pages 323-330
  5. Ancillary Studies of Amyloidosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 331-331
    2. David L. Murray, Jerry A. Katzmann
      Pages 333-341
    3. John C. Lee, Lawreen H. Connors, Carl J. O’Hara
      Pages 343-353
    4. S. Michelle Shiller, Ahmet Dogan, Kimiyo M. Raymond, W. Edward Highsmith Jr.
      Pages 355-366
  6. Organ Involvement in Amyloidoses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 367-367
    2. Carmela D. Tan, E. Rene Rodriguez
      Pages 391-411
    3. Oscar W. Cummings, Merrill D. Benson
      Pages 413-435
    4. Adam J. Loavenbruck, JaNean K. Engelstad, Christopher J. Klein
      Pages 437-450
    5. Filiz Sen, Ahmet Dogan
      Pages 451-458
    6. Karen L. Grogg, Oana Madalina Mereuta, Ahmet Dogan
      Pages 459-467
    7. Oana Madalina Mereuta, Ahmet Dogan
      Pages 469-479
  7. Clinical Issues and Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 487-487
    2. Merrill D. Benson
      Pages 507-511
    3. Amanda K. Ombrello
      Pages 513-517
    4. Timothy Craig Allen
      Pages 519-524
    5. Muriel Finkel
      Pages 525-529
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 531-542

About this book


The second edition of this text presents an overview of the most recent developments in this area including clinical presentation, etiology, pathogenesis, and differential diagnosis. The rationale for various therapies, including transplantation, is discussed and tissue diagnosis (its pitfalls and strategies for avoiding them) and laboratory support are included. The involvement of all major organ systems including renal/genitourinary, cardiac, gastrointestinal, pulmonary, peripheral nerve/central nervous system, soft tissue, skin, lymph node/spleen and bone marrow pathology is also covered.

Amyloid and Related Disorders, Second Edition
will be invaluable to specialized and general pathologists as well as cytopathologists. Other medical professionals may also benefit from this concise update on the systemic amyloidoses.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Maria M. Picken
    • 1
  • Guillermo A. Herrera
    • 2
  • Ahmet Dogan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyLoyola University Medical CenterMaywoodUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyLSU Health ShreveportShreveportUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-19293-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-19294-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-781X
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-7828
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