MELD-based allocation scheme for liver transplantation in Israel

Nicholas Onaca, Eytan Mor*

*Corresponding author for this work

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In summary, because of its simplicity and equitability with all its potential shortcomings, the MELD score is a useful tool for liver allocation, while the transplant community still strives to design a better allocation method and to find different solutions to increase the number of organs for transplant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)651-652
Number of pages2
JournalIsrael Medical Association Journal
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2006


  • Child-Turcotte-Pugh score
  • Liver transplantation
  • Model of End-Stage Liver Disease score
  • Organ allocation


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