High-Yield Clinical Tips/Tricks/Pitfalls for Diagnosing Cardiac Amyloidosis

In this episode, Jan Griffin MD and Michelle Kittleson MD discuss diagnosis of amyloidosis, including the recommended algorithm and pitfalls. What questions do you typically ask when looking for ‘red flags’ for cardiac amyloidosis in a patient you are seeing for the first time in clinic, and what do you tend to look for on exam, labs, ECG and echo that would make you suspect amyloidosis as the cause of heart failure?

This podcast is part of the Cardiac Amyloidosis: Accelerating Diagnosis and Treatment grant initiative.

Educational grant support is provided by Alnylam. Click here for more: https://learn.acc.org/Page/LEARNCARDIACAMYLOID

Clinical Topics: Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Acute Heart Failure

Keywords: CardiaCast, Amyloidosis, Amyloid, Biopsy, Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic

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