Decision making in liver transplantation--limited application of the liver donor risk index.

@article{Mataya2014DecisionMI,
  title={Decision making in liver transplantation--limited application of the liver donor risk index.},
  author={Leslie Ann Mataya and Andrew I Aronsohn and James Richard Thistlethwaite and Lainie Friedman Ross},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={831-7}
}
The liver donor risk index (LDRI), originally developed in 2006 by Feng et al. and since modified, is a method of evaluating liver grafts from deceased donors through the determination of the relative risk of graft failure after transplantation. Online and paper surveys about attitudes and practices regarding decision making in liver transplantation and the role of the LDRI were sent to liver transplant physicians. One hundred forty-seven of 401 eligible respondents (37%) returned partial or… CONTINUE READING

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