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HEART-LIVER TRANSPLANTATION IN A PATIENT WITH FAMILIAL HYPERCHOLESTEROLAEMIA

Starzl, TE and Bahnson, HT and Hardesty, RL and Iwatsuki, S and Gartner, JC and Bilheimer, DW and Shaw, BW and Griffith, BP and Zitelli, BJ and Malatack, JJ and Urbach, AH (1984) HEART-LIVER TRANSPLANTATION IN A PATIENT WITH FAMILIAL HYPERCHOLESTEROLAEMIA. The Lancet, 323 (8391). 1382 - 1383. ISSN 0140-6736

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Abstract

A girl aged 6 years 9 months with severe heart disease secondary to homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia underwent orthotopic cardiac transplantation and her liver was replaced with the liver of the same donor. In the first 10 weeks after transplantation serum cholesterol fell to 270 mg/dl from preoperative concentrations of more than 1000 mg/dl. © 1984.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Bahnson, HT
Hardesty, RL
Iwatsuki, S
Gartner, JC
Bilheimer, DW
Shaw, BW
Griffith, BP
Zitelli, BJ
Malatack, JJ
Urbach, AH
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 23 June 1984
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: The Lancet
Volume: 323
Number: 8391
Page Range: 1382 - 1383
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1016/s0140-6736(84)91876-2
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0140-6736
Other ID: uls-drl:31735062115369, Starzl CV No. 572
PubMed ID: 6145836
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:09
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2017 10:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3958

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