This is a massive volume of 608 pages representing the most complete and up-to-date clinical and research reference available on amyloid and amyloidosis. The book contains 183 chapters, fully illustrated and referenced, in six sections covering fibril formation, AL amyloidosis, familial amyloidosis, AA amyloidosis, Alzheimer's and prion disease, and other forms of amyloidosis. The authors are world leaders in the field. Includes bibliographic references and index. Publication Note: This volume is the Proceedings of the VIIIth International Symposium on Amyloidosis, August 7-11, 1998, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.