TITLE

Prevalence of histological β2-microglobulin amyloidosis in CAPD patients compared with hemodialysis patients

AUTHOR(S)
Jadoul, Michel; Garbar, Christian; Vanholder, Raymond; Sennesael, Jacques; Michel, Catherine; Robert, Annie; Noel, Henri; de Strihou, Charles van Ypersele
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Kidney International;Sep1998, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p956
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the prevalence of histological beta2-microglobulin amyloidosis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients. Cause of end-stage renal failure; Use of monoclonal anti-beta2m antibody for positive immunostaining of amyloid deposits; Implication of positive Congo red staining for the diagnosis of amyloidosis.
ACCESSION #
5878574

 

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