Gender-Equity Model for Liver Allocation more accurately predicts mortality vs. MELD

8 days ago   |   By Healio

LONDON - The Gender-Equity Model for Liver Allocation and its sodium-corrected variant were better predictors of mortality or delisting in patients awaiting liver transplantation and may correct gender disparities, according to research.
“The odds of delisting for sickness in women are 30% higher than in men, and this may have something to do with serum creatinine,” Manuel Rodríguez-PerálvarezMD, associate professor of medicine at the University of Córdoba in Spain, said at the International Liver Congress. “We derived and validated a new model that replaced creatinine
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