Liver transplantation: it's all about location, location, location: in reply to Lee and colleagues.

score of 19.6 derived from a patient cohort without exception points. With a mean biologic MELD score of 19.6, these patients clearly received a survival benefit for early transplantation and felt the strong need to seek faster listing elsewhere. The number of patients having transplants at MGH, who received MELD exception points driven by hepatocellular… (More)