In this ARC Talks webinar, Sandy Wong, MD, and Nancy Wong, NP, discuss autologous stem cell transplantation as a therapy choice for AL amyloidosis patients.
Dr. Wong outlines each phase of the process and goes over the function of stem cell transplants in the context of medical care. Nancy Wong discusses how to prepare for a stem cell transplant while highlighting key care considerations for each phase of therapy. Her concluding remarks focus on important considerations during the recovery period.
The presentation is followed by a Q and A section.
Original Presentation Date:
February 23, 2023
Key Webinar Highlights:
0:00 – Introduction
5:33 – What is systemic AL amyloidosis?
9:41 – Why autologous stem cell transplants (ASCT) for AL patients?
20:13 – Transplant eligibility requirements
21:40 – Pre-transplant evaluation and preparation
30:00 – ASCT transplant process
33:47 – Transplant Timeline
36:20 – Side effects of ASCT
38:28 – Post transplant care
51:50 – Q and A