Dual organ transplant
With heart failure epidemic raging in full fury, an increasing number of end-stage heart failure patients are presenting with cirrhosis of the liver. Simultaneous heart and liver transplant is an attractive option for these patients. Moreover, liver transplant provides synergism by reducing immunorejection of the heart. Dr. Atluri in conversation with Dr. Yadava discusses the indications, sequencing, protocols, and results of double organ transplantation.
KeywordsDual organ transplant Simultaneous heart and liver transplant Immuno-synergism