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UK Score for End-Stage Liver Disease (UKELD) of Barber et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with end-stage liver disease using the UKELD score of Barber et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

K74

Description:

Barber et al developed a United Kingdom score for end-stage liver disease (UKELD) score to evaluate patients waiting on a liver transplant list. This can help to identify a patient at increased risk for mortality. The authors are from UK Transplant Bristol, Addenbrooke's Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the United Kingdom.

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