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Plasma immunoelectrophoresis shows a lambda spike with a monoclonal M band. What is the diagnosis?
E: AL amyloidosis.
A: AL
What is the best investigation for detecting renal cell Ca?
E: CT scan is better than ultrasound
A: CT
What is a frequent cause of persistent hypercalciuria in a patient on treatment for hypercalciuric stone disease?
E: Non-compliance with low sodium diet.
A: low sodium
Low calcium intake is associated with a higher risk of calcium nephrolithiasis. T/F?
E: True
A: T
Erythropoietin (a) decreases mortality, (b) decreases CVS event rate or (c) causes regression of LVH in ESRD.
E: Ccauses regression of LVH in ESRD. It also increases aerobic capacity, well-being, sexual function.
A: c