MELD score to predict outcome in adult patients with non-acetaminophen-induced acute liver failure.

@article{Katoonizadeh2007MELDST,
  title={MELD score to predict outcome in adult patients with non-acetaminophen-induced acute liver failure.},
  author={Aezam Katoonizadeh and Jochen Decaestecker and Alexander Wilmer and Raymond Aerts and Chris Verslype and Werner Vansteenbergen and Paul Yap and Johan M J Fevery and Tania A Roskams and Jacques Pirenne and Frederik Nevens},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={329-34}
}
AIMS/BACKGROUND A model for end stage liver disease (MELD) score >30 was proposed as an excellent predictor of mortality in patients with non-acetaminophen-induced acute liver failure (ALF). We analyzed the prognostic value of MELD score in our patients with ALF who were prospectively registered in our database since 1990. METHODS Overall, 106 patients met the criteria of ALF. Excluding seven patients with acetaminophen etiology, 99 patients (42+/-15 years, 40M/59F) were studied. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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