PELDPediatric End-Stage Liver Disease
PELDPercutaneous Endoscopic Laser Discectomy
PELDProphylactic Extensive Lymph Node Dissection (oncology)
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There were significant differences in the age at transplantation, time between KPE and transplantation, and PELD scores between patients with BA who underwent KPE at our center and those patients from other institutes (p<0.
The status 1 category has remained in place as the highest priority for receiving an organ and is not affected by the MELD or PELD scores.
These and other early data show that MELD and PELD have reduced the degree of subjectivity in placing patients on the donor waiting list.
The PELD score has not been proven to be a successful predictor of post-transplantation outcome, but has also not been shown to adversely affect results.
OPTN policy prioritizes liver candidates local to the organ donor with a MELD or PELD score of 15 or higher, than those candidates within the region of the donor who have scores 15 or higher, before any less urgent candidates may be considered.
The United Network for Organ Sharing has used the PELD scoring system as a means of prioritising children for liver transplants since February 2002; it has been shown to provide objective ranking of potential recipients.
We express our appreciation to Nupelia (Nucleo de Pesquisas em Limnologia, Ictiologia e Aquicultura), to the PELD project (Pesquisas Ecologicas de Longa Duracao--site 6), and to PEA (Programa de Pos-graduacao em Ecologia de Ambientes Aquaticos Continentais) for their financial support and infrastructure.
Transplant professionals can access various resources, including interactive calculators for MELD, PELD and CrCL.
The authors wish to express their gratitude to Nucleo de Pesquisas em Limnologia, Ictiologia e Aquicultura (Nupelia)--UEM, for the logistic and financial support, and to the Programa de Pos-graduacao em Ecologia de Ambientes Aquaticos Continentais and CNPq/ PELD, for the financial support; to Jaime L.