Evidence-based evolution of the MELD/PELD liver allocation policy

Russell H. Wiesner

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In summary, we believe that it is important that the liver allocation policy continue to evolve based on objective data using an evidence-based approach. Ultimately, the goal is to reduce waiting list mortality, maximize long-term outcomes, and optimize the use of our scarce donor organ resource.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-263
Number of pages3
JournalLiver Transplantation
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Hepatology
  • Transplantation


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