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CRP, PCT added to MELD ups prediction of mortality in cirrhosis

10:00 EDT 5 Sep 2017 | Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—For patients with cirrhosis, addition of C-reactive protein (CRP) and/or procalcitonin (PCT) to the model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score improves prediction of mortality, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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