Transthyretin Amyloidosis and the Kidney
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 08/09/2012
Lobato L et al. – Because transthyretin is synthesized mainly in the liver, liver transplantation has been considered an acceptable treatment; simultaneous liver–kidney transplantation is recommended to avoid recurrence of nephropathy. In addition, the kidney–safety profile of new drugs in development may soon be available.