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Mayo Risk Score in Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Purpose:

To use a model from the Mayo Clinic to predict survival in a patient with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC).

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

K74.3

Description:

The Mayo Risk Score can be used to predict survival in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). A liver biopsy is not needed for its calculation, which is an advantage over other prognostic systems. The score can help in the selection of patients  for orthotopic liver transplantation.

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