Keeping high model for end-stage liver disease score liver transplantation candidates alive

Jacqueline G. O'Leary, Susan L. Orloff, Josh Levitsky, Paul Martin, David P. Foley

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As the mean Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score at time of liver transplantation continues to increase, it is crucial to implement preemptive strategies to reduce wait-list mortality. We review the most common complications that arise in patients with a high MELD score in an effort to highlight strategies that can maximize survival and successful transplantation. Liver Transpl 21:1428-1437, 2015.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1428-1437
Number of pages10
JournalLiver Transplantation
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2015


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Hepatology
  • Transplantation

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