Donor risk score detects risk for graft failure in liver transplantation
The UK DCD Risk Score reliably detected patients at high risk for graft failure and futile combinations of donor-and-recipient factors in donation-after-circulatory-death liver transplantation, according to recently published data. “Livers from donation-after-circulatory-death (DCD) donors are increasingly used for transplantation, and several countries have implemented DCD programs,” Andrea Schlegel, MD, said.
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