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Comparison of MELD, Child-Pugh, and Emory model for the prediction of survival in patients undergoing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of gastroenterology
Publication Date
Volume
98
Issue
5
Pages
1167–1174
Identifiers
PMID: 12809844
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The MELD model is superior to the Emory score but only slightly superior to the Child-Pugh classification for the prediction of long-term survival in TIPS patients.

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