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Combined cardiac surgery and liver transplantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11150425     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
During evaluation for liver transplantation, a 63-year-old man with cirrhosis secondary to hepatitis C was diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis (aortic valve area, 0.87 cm(2)) and coronary artery disease. A combined procedure involving aortic valve replacement (pericardial xenograft), coronary artery bypass surgery, and orthotopic liver transplantation was performed. Convalescence was uneventful, and at 2 years after the procedure, the patient has normal cardiac function, good prosthetic valve function, and biochemically normal liver function.
Authors:
D E Eckhoff; L Frenette; M T Sellers; B M McGuire; J L Contreras; J S Bynon; D C McGiffin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1527-6465     ISO Abbreviation:  Liver Transpl.     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-16     Completed Date:  2001-02-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100909185     Medline TA:  Liver Transpl     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  60-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Immunobiology and Transplant Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. devin.eckhoff@ccc.uab.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Valve / surgery
Aortic Valve Stenosis / surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Coronary Disease / surgery
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation*
Hepatitis C / surgery
Humans
Liver Transplantation*
Male
Middle Aged
Treatment Outcome

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