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:
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