What is MELD? Model for End Stage Liver Disease


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Model for End Stage Liver Disease (MELD) scores are used to determine priority on the liver transplant wait list in the United States. In this video, George A. Makar, MD, MSCE, discusses the MELD scores in the context of controversy, best practice and current guidelines. Dr. Makar is the Medical Director for Liver Transplantation at the Penn Transplant Institute.


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