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Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Score

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Definition

Numerical measure of severity of end-stage liver disease (including liver cirrhosis). The MELD score is calculated solely from biochemical parameters (serum bilirubin, serum creatinine, and an international normalized ratio).

Keywords

Public Health Liver Disease Serum Creatinine Liver Cirrhosis Social Policy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2010

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