Monitoring renal response has been standardized by IMWG
's consensus statement on RI in MM (see Table 1).
The study validated the recent IMWG
publication of Dr.
Because of that, the international Myeloma Working Group (IMWG
), working on refining the criteria of CR in an effort to improve the outcome of the patients and in 2006, introduced normalization of sFLCs and absence of clonal PCs in BM biopsies by immunohistochemistry and/or immunofluorescence as additional requirements to define more stringent CR criteria .
Abbreviations PET: Positron emission tomography CT: Computed tomography [[sup.18]F]FDG: [[sup.18]F]Fluorodeoxyglucose FL: Focal lesion MM: Multiple myeloma WB: Whole-body IMWG
: International Myeloma Working Group SUV: Standardized uptake value SD: Standard deviation.
Providing similar evidence, retrospective analysis of 2642 patients comprehensively analysed using FISH from the IMWG
database showed that combining both t(4;14) and del(17p) along with the ISS significantly improved PFS and OS prognostication .
Harousseau et al., "International myeloma working group (IMWG
) consensus statement and guidelines regarding the current status of stem cell collection and high-dose therapy for multiple myeloma and the role of plerixafor (AMD 3100)," Leukemia, vol.
In MM patients with stabilized serum creatinine, the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG
) recommended the modification of diet in renal disease (MDRD) equation for estimating GFR (eGFR) .
The International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG
) has recommended the use of the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) formula for the estimation of GFR in MM patients with stabilized sCr  as well as the KDIGO classification for the classification of CKD in MM [1, 35].
This consists of two parts; monitoring for disease response (according to the IMWG
consensus guidelines), (64) and assessment of treatment related toxicity.
International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG
) has also recommended aspirin for patients with one risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE), and low molecular weight heparinoid (LMWH equivalent to enoxaparin 40mg per day) for two or more risk factors in myeloma patients receiving thalidomide.22 No treatment-related death was observed in the study.
New clinical guidelines to be published in February by the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG
) in Leukemia, a leading haematology and oncology journal, will recommend Freelite as a "first line" product.
The Inner Mongolian White Cashmere Goat (IMWG
) and Liao Ning White Cashmere Goat are two of the major cashmere goat breeds in China.