Elective liver transplant list mortality: development of a United Kingdom end-stage liver disease score.

@article{Barber2011ElectiveLT,
  title={Elective liver transplant list mortality: development of a United Kingdom end-stage liver disease score.},
  author={Kerri M Barber and Susanna Madden and Joanne Allen and Dave Collett and James Neuberger and Alexander E. S. Gimson},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2011},
  volume={92 4},
  pages={469-76}
}
BACKGROUND Prediction of short-term survival probability is important in the selection and allocation of patients for liver transplantation, and the Mayo End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score has been used in these contexts. The aim of this study was to develop and validate a model for estimation of short-term prognosis of patients selected for elective liver transplantation in the United Kingdom. METHODS A modeling dataset was based on 1103 adult patients registered for a first elective liver… CONTINUE READING

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