kidney failure

Real World Outcomes in Latin-American Patients with Multiple Myeloma Under 40 Years Old

Multiple myeloma (MM) is a heterogeneous disease that is most frequently diagnosed in the elderly. Therefore, data on clinical characteristics and outcomes in the young population are scarce and it is recognized that it remains incurable even in this group of patients. We present here the outcomes of patients under 40 years old cohort in Latin-American countries. On behalf of GELAMM (Grupo de Estudio Latino-Americano de Mieloma Múltiple).

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Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance (MGRS) in South America

Monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS) is a recently defined entity. It is a group of renal diseases due to paraprotein deposition from a small B lymphocyte or plasma cell clon, not meeting the criteria for an overt gammopathy-associated neoplasm. Despite this feature, the secondary kidney damage may be severe and irreversible; therefore, its early recognition and treatment are crucial. There are few studies on MGRS in the international literature, and no reported data from Latin America (LA).

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