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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
  • Schepke, Michael
  • Roth, Felix
  • Fimmers, Rolf
  • Brensing, Karl August
  • Sudhop, Thomas
  • Schild, Hans H
  • Sauerbruch, Tilman
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of gastroenterology
Publication Date
May 01, 2003
Volume
98
Issue
5
Pages
1167–1174
Identifiers
PMID: 12809844
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

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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