Abstract:Background: Serum sodium was incorporated to MELD score for the allocation of liver
transplantation In the USA in 2016. Hyponatremia significantly increased the
efficacy of the score to predict mortality on the waiting list. Such
modification was not adopted in Brazil. Aim: To carry out a simulation using MELD-Na as waiting list ordering criteria in
the state of Paraná and to compare to the list ordered according to MELD
score. Methods: The study used data of 122 patients waiting for hepatic transplantation an… Show more
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