The Princess Alexandra Hospital Amyloidosis Centre aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of all patients with amyloidosis. This is being done through a program of co-ordinated clinical care, patient education and support, training of doctors and research into better diagnostic and monitoring tools, as well as clinical trials of new treatments.
PA Hospital Amyloidosis Clinic
The PA Hospital Clinic was established in 2009. This clinic offers services to patients with all types of Amyloidosis.
The services offered include:
- Diagnosis of amyloidosis
- Amyloidosis typing
- Assessment of organ and tissue damage
- Treatment advice
- Treatment care
- Referral for genetic testing
- Information about available treatment trials
- Support and education.
The clinic is staffed by a team of health professionals which includes haematologists, cardiologists, renal physicians, pathologists, specialised nurses, social workers and a support and education officer. Other specialist services from the PA Hospital are available depending on individual need.
You may see one or more or all of these specialist doctors depending on the type of Amyloidosis you have and which organs are involved.