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What does someone's meld score have to be in order to qualify for a liver transplant?

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Dr. Rodrigo Vianna
Surgery - Transplant
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In brief: Above 15

Usually to be included on the list it has to be above 15.
Depending on the area the score has to be a lot more than that to receive an organ.

In brief: Above 15

Usually to be included on the list it has to be above 15.
Depending on the area the score has to be a lot more than that to receive an organ.
Dr. Rodrigo Vianna
Dr. Rodrigo Vianna
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In brief: What is the score

There is a critical need for liver donors, more people on list for transplantation of liver than available livers, has to be prioritized , a system is developed, who will get it first, based on stage of disease called 'model for endstage liver disease ' ( meld ) score 6 to 40.
Some one with 25 will in 7 days , with score of 10 in 1 yr. Some like cancers etc are exempted.

In brief: What is the score

There is a critical need for liver donors, more people on list for transplantation of liver than available livers, has to be prioritized , a system is developed, who will get it first, based on stage of disease called 'model for endstage liver disease ' ( meld ) score 6 to 40.
Some one with 25 will in 7 days , with score of 10 in 1 yr. Some like cancers etc are exempted.
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