Table 1.

Clinical features of patients with multiple myeloma

Patient no.Age/SexDisease status, Durie-Salmon stageTreatmentParaprotein type
158/MRefractoryVAD, endoxanBJP, κ
269/MRefractoryMPIgG, λ
373/MNewly diagnosed, stage IIIgM, κ
465/MNewly diagnosed, stage IIIgG, κ
579/MNewly diagnosed, stage IIIgG, κ
678/MNewly diagnosed, stage IIIgG, κ
776/FNewly diagnosed, stage IIIIgA, κ
859/MNewly diagnosed, stage IIIIgG, κ

Abbreviations: VAD, vincristine, adriamycin, dexamethasone; MP, melphalan + prednisolone; M, male; F, female; Ig, immunoglobulin; BJP, Bence Jones protein.