Adoption of Meld Score Increases the Number of Liver Transplant

  title={Adoption of Meld Score Increases the Number of Liver Transplant},
  author={Lucas Nacif and Wellington Andraus and Rodrigo Bronze de Martino and Vinicius Rocha Santos and Rafael Soares Nunes Pinheiro and Luciana B P Haddad and Luiz D'Albuquerque},
  booktitle={Arquivos brasileiros de cirurgia digestiva : ABCD = Brazilian archives of digestive surgery},
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation is performed at large transplant centers worldwide as a therapeutic intervention for patients with end-stage liver diseases. AIM To analyze the outcomes and incidence of liver transplantation performed at the University of São Paulo and to compare those with the State of São Paulo before and after adoption of the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score. METHOD Evaluation of the number of liver transplantations before and after adoption of the MELD… CONTINUE READING
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