Preliminary results of a liver allocation plan using a continuous medical severity score that de-emphasizes waiting time
Article first published online: 30 DEC 2003
Copyright © 2001 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Volume 7, Issue 3, pages 173–178, March 2001
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Freeman, R. B., Rohrer, R. J., Katz, E., Lewis, W. D., Jenkins, R., Cosimi, A. B., Delmonico, F., Friedman, A., Lorber, M., O'Connor, K. and Bradley, J. (2001), Preliminary results of a liver allocation plan using a continuous medical severity score that de-emphasizes waiting time. Liver Transpl, 7: 173–178. doi: 10.1053/jlts.2001.22180
- Issue published online: 30 DEC 2003
- Article first published online: 30 DEC 2003
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