Table 1.

Clinical characteristics at enrollment of 51 patients with AL and cardiac involvement

No. (%)Median (range)
Male 27 (53) NA
Age, years NA 63 (28-82)
Organ involvement
    Kidney 32 (63) NA
    Autonomic nervous system 10 (20) NA
    Liver 7 (14) NA
    Peripheral nervous system 5 (10) NA
    Soft tissues 5 (10) NA
    Gastrointestinal system 3 (6) NA
More than one organ involved 42 (82) NA
Serum creatinine, μM/L NA 97.2 (44.2-380.1)
Creatinine clearance, mL/min NA 54 (15-152)
Proteinuria, g/24 h NA 1.4 (0.1-23)
Monoclonal component type, κ:λ 12/39 (23/77) NA
NT-proBNP concentration, ng/L NA 2916 (393-35563)
Mean left ventricular wall thickness, mm NA 16 (12.5-21)
NYHA class II 22 (43) NA
NYHA class III 29 (57) NA
  • NA indicates not applicable.