Combined transplantation of the heart, lung, and liver.

@article{Praseedom2001CombinedTO,
  title={Combined transplantation of the heart, lung, and liver.},
  author={Raaj Kumar Praseedom and K Mcneil and Christopher J E Watson and Graeme J. M. Alexander and Roy Yorke Calne and John Wallwork and Peter John Friend},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2001},
  volume={358 9284},
  pages={812-3}
}
Combined transplantation of the heart, lung, and liver may be indicated in patients with either end-stage respiratory failure complicated by advanced liver disease or end-stage liver failure complicated by advanced lung disease. A retrospective review of nine patients who underwent combined heart-lung-liver transplantation in Cambridge (1986-99) was carried out. The 1-year and 5-year actuarial survival was 56% and 42%, respectively. Combined heart-lung-liver transplantation is a feasible option… CONTINUE READING

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