Combined heart-liver transplantation experience and improved organ utilization.

  title={Combined heart-liver transplantation experience and improved organ utilization.},
  author={David W. Barbara and Kent H. Rehfeldt and Julie K. Heimbach and Charles B. Rosen and Richard Daly and James Y. Findlay},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={99 4},
We commend Chen and colleagues [1] on their recent analysis of prognostic factors in small cell esophageal cancer (SCEC) in one of the largest series of the disease to date. Despite its rarity, SCEC is an important clinical entity because the esophagus is the commonest site of involvement of small cell cancer after the lung. The demographic profile of patients with SCEC in China [1, 2] seems quite different from that in other parts of the world [3, 4], with a higher proportion of limited-stage… CONTINUE READING


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