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    PELD Score (Pediatric End-Stage Liver Disease) (younger than 12)

    Calculates the pediatric version of the MELD score for liver cirrhosis severity and transplant planning.
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    Similar to the MELD score, but for pediatrics: determines prognosis and prioritizes receipt of liver transplantation.

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    The MELD score helps to estimate prognosis for pediatric patients with end-stage liver disease, and is used to prioritize transplant recipients.

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    Dr. Suzanne McDiarmid
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