UKELD Score

The United Kingdom Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (UKELD) predicts prognosis in chronic liver disease and can be used to prioritize for liver transplantation

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The United Kingdom Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (UKELD) is a scoring system which can be used to predict the prognosis of patients with chronic liver disease. In the United Kingdom, it is used to determine whether a patient required liver transplantation. It was originally derived in 2008 from the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score, incorporating the serum sodium level.

References

Asrani, S.K., Kim, W.R.

Organ allocation for chronic liver disease: model for end-stage liver disease and beyond.

Current Opinion in Gastroenterology 2010, 26 (3): 209-13

Cholongitas, E., Germani, G., Burroughs, A.K.

Prioritization for liver transplantation.

Nature Reviews. Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2010, 7 (12): 659-68

Neuberger J, Gimson A, Davies M, Akyol M, O'Grady J, Burroughs A, Hudson M.

Selection of patients for liver transplantation and allocation of donated livers in the UK.

Gut 2008, 57 (2): 252-7

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