Model For Predicting Survival In Liver Patients Has Many Applications But Refining Will Continue

Tue, 06 Mar 2007 07:00 PM EST

... A review of the studies on the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) found that it is an accurate predictor of survival of patients with a variety of liver diseases, is particularly useful in allocating organs for liver transplants, and can also be used to help determine the course of treatment in certain cases. [click link for full article] ...