Austin Hospital

  • 26 year old man 3 days post liver transplant for familial hypercholesterolaemia. Fully awake and extubated. Widespread xanthalasma and arcus. Sternotomy scar and leg scars from vein harvesting (previous CAGS and MVR). Scar and dressing from liver transplant surgery. Prosthetic valve sounds. Inplanted plasmapheresis port in situ. Prostacyclin infusion in progress. Candidates were told that he had had a liver transplant 3 days earlier for familial hypercholesterolaemia and were asked to assess whether he could be discharged to the ward.