Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011; 59(8): 506-508
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1270997
Case Reports
Cardiovascular
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Simultaneous Mitral Valve Replacement and Liver Transplantation

Y. Li1 , I. Mederacke2 , G. F. W. Scheumann3 , H. Baraki1 , H. Wedemeyer2 , I. Kutschka1
  • 1Department of Cardiothoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
  • 2Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
  • 3Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
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Publication History

received January 20, 2011 resubmitted February 11, 2011

accepted February 16, 2011

Publication Date:
21 April 2011 (online)

Abstract

We report the case of a 57-year-old man who underwent successful simultaneous surgery involving mitral valve replacement for acute endocarditis and orthotopic liver transplantation for end-stage liver disease.

References

Dr. Ingo Kutschka

Department of Cardiothoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery
Hannover Medical School

Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1

30625 Hannover

Germany

Phone: +49 51 15 32 21 54

Fax: +49 51 15 32 81 55

Email: kutschka.ingo@mh-hannover.de