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Changes to MELD score to include serum sodium

(Confusing at first glance but the numbers in the squares show how much your current meld score will go up dependent upon your serum sodium value.) Effective Date Jan 11 2016 NOV 16, 2015 | LIVER/INTESTINE, TRANSPLANT CENTER   New Resources Available for Liver Transplant Programs On January 11, 2016, OPTN Policy 9.1 (MELD Score) will…

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MELD and the Waiting List for Liver Transplant

MELD and the Waiting List for Liver Transplant Livers are donated in the spirit of altruism and are a limited national resource; thus, it is only right that donor livers be allocated in a fair manner. California Pacific Medical Center’s Liver Transplant Program adheres to national policies developed by the United Network for Organ Sharing…

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Prognosis in Patients With Acute-on-Chronic Cirrhosis Using MELD

Prognosis in Patients With Cirrhosis using MELD Clinical Biochemical Parameters and MELD Score The MELD score was calculated according to the original formula. The MELD scores of all the patients were over 20. The patients were divided into three groups according to the MELD scores: 20-29, 30-39, and ≥40. The clinical and biochemical characteristics and…

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