Patient journey



Optimising the patient journey


Find out how improved diagnosis could lead to improved prognosis.


Patient journey

Individuals diagnosed with AL amyloidosis have a wide range of experiences. Take a look at this hypothetical journey of a patient, and then see the potential impact improved awareness and cross-disciplinary collaboration could have made.


A patient with AL amyloidosis

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2+ YEARS TO IDENTIFY


which impacts both morbidity and mortality[1]

NT-proBNP=N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide


Improved awareness and collaboration among specialists

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ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS

IS MADE MUCH SOONER


Treatment begins sooner[1]

ECG=electrocardiogram.

What you should look for

AL amyloidosis can cause a number of vague symptoms and affect the body in several ways.

Explore the full range of symptoms

AL amyloidosis is defined by a variety of symptoms. Awareness of the key symptoms is essential.

Factors to consider

There are various factors to consider when AL amyloidosis is suspected.

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Working together for improved prognosis

What are the current treatments and techniques to manage patients with AL amyloidosis? In this short 4-minute video, Dr Vaishali Sanchorawala (haematology/oncology) and Dr Omar Siddiqi (cardiology) discuss the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration in the decision-making process in order to transform AL amyloidosis into a manageable chronic condition.

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Learn about the steps involved in diagnosing patients with AL amyloidosis

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