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Workup for detection of Monoclonal Immunoglobulin (MIg) in patients with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance (MGRS)

(Talk by Dr. Frank Bridoux at the Kidney Week)
#Onconephrology #MGRS
Workup for detection of Monoclonal Immunoglobulin

1. Find the circulating monoclonal Ig:

-SPEP & UPEP to quantify the Monoclonal (M) spike

-Serum & Urine Immunofixation to identify the monoclonal Ig & also to monitor response to Rx
2. Serum Free Light Chain Assay to identify free light chains & to monitor hematological response to Rx in Light Chain-associated kidney disorders

There are 2 different LC assays: Binding site & N-Latex assay
-Use same assay to follow LC levels Image
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The Webinar on "Monoclonal gammopathy and its significance for kidneys" is about to begin!
There is still time to test your knowledge by solving the @ISNeducation quiz ➡️
Starting now!
Webinar: "Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance - Clinical Perspective" with
@arzuvelix and Serhan Tuglular
Welcome Dr @arzuvelix and Dr Serhan Tuglular
Webinar: "Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance -Clinical Perspective" with

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1/ Paraproteinemic kidney disease: Cast nephropathy, myeloma kidney, MGUS, MGRS, LCCN, AL, AH, MIDD, LCPT…)

Lost in the alphabet soup!!!

Time for an #MGRS #tweetorial
#NephTwitter #Hemetwitter #MedTwitter #Onconephrology #NSMC
2/ Let’s start with a poll: which of the following disease states can cause MGRS (monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance):
3/ Before we get to the answer, let’s dissect the term MGRS:

Monoclonal Gammopathy:
⚡️Signifies the presence of a "monoclonal" immunoglobulin or its components
⚡️Seen as a spike in the "gamma" region on protein electrophoresis…
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1/9 Here is a tip that can save a life (yours?) in an emergency. When you call 911 they might not know where you are unless you tell them. I developed #FindMeSAR as a public service project to help solve this problem. #SearchAndRescue #EmergencyManagement Image
2/9 #FindMeSAR ( is a webpage that uses the GPS in your phone to display your coordinates and accuracy value. Several coordinate formats are supported and each one has a different colored screen.
3/9 The yellow screen displays your location in latitude longitude, decimal degrees. This format is used by all 911 call centers.
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