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University of Utah Health, Amyloidosis Program

50 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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Amyloidosis is a complicated disorder that affects multiple body systems including an individual’s bone marrow, heart, kidneys, nervous system, lungs, skin and gastrointestinal (GI) system. To address the complexity of this disorder, University of Utah offers a multidisciplinary program where patients are evaluated by various amyloidosis specialists from different disciplines over a short period of time. This team of doctors and other medical staff work together to form a customized and comprehensive plan to addresses patient’s needs and desires. The Amyloidosis Program is aimed to not only treat the disease but to improve overall quality of life of the patients also.

The program staff works together with each patient individually to create a treatment plan that best suits their needs. Treatment can include medications, lifestyle changes, chemotherapy, or, if needed, organ transplant.

The services provided by the Amyloidosis Program are :

• Comprehensive multi-disciplinary evaluation

• Skin, heart, kidney, and bone marrow biopsies

• Advanced cardiac imaging with cardiac MRI, strain echocardiography and nuclear pyrophosphate scanning

• Advanced tissue staining and analysis

• Innovative treatment options including access to clinical research trials for AL and transthyretin amyloidosis

• Interventional options for treatment including stem cell, heart, kidney or liver transplantation

• Genetic testing and counseling

• Financial counseling

• Nutrition counseling

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