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Kidney failure risk higher for liver transplant patients following allocation policy change

Research from the University of Michigan Health System shows the risk for kidney failure among liver transplant recipients is higher following the implementation of Model of End Stage Liver Disease (MELD), a policy change in 2002 that altered how liver transplant allocation is decided.

The study, led by Pratima Sharma, M.D., M.S., an assistant… Kidney failure risk higher for liver transplant patients following allocation policy change   



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