Combined transplantation of the heart and liver

B. W. Shaw, H. T. Bahnson, R. L. Hardesty, B. P. Griffith, T. E. Starzl

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Abstract

The technique of combined transplantation of the heart and liver is described and illustrated, emphasizing modifications that were used in a successful case. Two other unsuccessful attempts are reported, and the importance of relative size of donor and recipient is discussed. There may be an immunological advantage to transplanting two organs in combination from the same donor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)667-672
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of surgery
Volume202
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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