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Hereditary Amyloid Transthyretin (hATTR) Amyloidosis: A Clinical Approach

When: Thursday, July 11, 2019
6:00 PM
Where: Malone's Prine ,
3373 Tates Creek Rd
Lexington, Kentucky  40502
United States
Contact: Beth Woods

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Hereditary Amyloid Transthyretin (hATTR) Amyloidosis:  A Clinical Approach

Speaker: Shawn Aiello Clinical Diagnositic Specialist

KBN Contact Hours:  0 of which 0 is Pharmacology Hours

Objectives:  1) Disease overview of hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (hATTR) differentiating it from other types of amyloidosis and the clinical presentation of hATTR with polyneuropathy  2)  Disease burden of hATTR including the progressive nature of the disease and impact of patient and caregiver lives 3) The genetics of the disease, the inheritance and penetrance pattern of hATTR, the global founder effect and clinical manifestations of common phenotypes 4)  Challenges in making the diagnosis of hATTR, causes for delay in diagnosis and frequent misdiagnosis, the critical importance of correct diagnosis to avoid delay in appropriate treatment 5)  Various diagnostic pathways utilized by specialists (neuro and cardiac) to diagnosis hATTR and the need for a high index of clinical suspicion  6)  Importance of the role of genetic testing in the diagnosis of hATTR 

Sponsored by: Akceatx

Open to Practicing NP's



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