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Is light chain deposition disease cureable?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: In some it is

Median time from disease to progression to end stage kidney disease is 2.
7 years after 5 years 37% of patients with lcdd are alive with no end stage renal disease autologous stem cell is being used in some patients, but the studies are very limited high dose Melphalan therapy with stem cell transplatation has been used as well, and is considered as treatment of choice by some.

In brief: In some it is

Median time from disease to progression to end stage kidney disease is 2.
7 years after 5 years 37% of patients with lcdd are alive with no end stage renal disease autologous stem cell is being used in some patients, but the studies are very limited high dose Melphalan therapy with stem cell transplatation has been used as well, and is considered as treatment of choice by some.
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