Heavy/light Chain Ratio Normalization Prior to Transplant Is of Independent Prognostic Significance in Multiple Myeloma: A BMT CTN 0102 Correlative Study

Br J Haematol. 2017 Sep;178(5):816-819. doi: 10.1111/bjh.14170. Epub 2016 Jun 13.

Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords: freelite; hevylite; myeloma.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation / methods
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin Heavy Chains / genetics*
  • Immunoglobulin Light Chains / genetics*
  • Multiple Myeloma / diagnosis
  • Multiple Myeloma / genetics*
  • Multiple Myeloma / mortality*
  • Multiple Myeloma / therapy
  • Prognosis
  • Survival Analysis
  • Transplantation, Autologous
  • Transplantation, Homologous
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Immunoglobulin Heavy Chains
  • Immunoglobulin Light Chains