MELD Score (Model For End-Stage Liver Disease)

Dialysis at least
twice in the past week:
Yes No


MELD score:

Computational notes

With Creatinine and Bilirubin expressed in mg/dL:

Values of Creatinine and Bilirubin less than 1.0 mg/dL are set to 1.0 mg/dL for the purpose of the MELD score calculation.

For subjects having 2 or more dialysis treatments within the prior week, the serum creatinine level is set to 4.0 mg/dL.

The MELD score is calculated as follows:[1]

MELD Score


  1. Kamath PS, Kim WR (2007) The model for end-stage liver disease (MELD). Hepatology 45:797–805.

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