Improvement in the Outcomes of MELD ≥ 40 Liver Transplantation: An Analysis of 207 Consecutive Transplants in a Highly Competitive DSA.

BACKGROUND Organ donor shortages continue to persist, especially in regions of the United States where competition is highest and recipients frequently attain a Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score of 40 or higher before transplantation. The benefits of Share 35 in highly competitive regions may be underestimated when examining the collective… CONTINUE READING