16/ Sorry @venkmurthy@onco_cardiology@IbrahimMSaeed1 and others but #WhyCMR is not on this algorithm. Though, it is used frequently as a “catch all” diagnostic test for various cardiomyopathies.
17/ I use cardiac MRI frequently for non-invasive evaluation in AL. Still, you will need biopsy proof of amyloid somewhere in the body before most hematologists will treat.
A protein misfolding disorder in which one of thirty-five distinct proteins pathologically misfolds and aggregates extracellularly as insoluble amyloid fibrils, ultimately leading to organ dysfunction.