Galen eCalcs - Calculator: MELD Score for Liver Disease (w/ Na)

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This updated version of the ‘MELD Score for Liver Disease’ accounts for the patient’s sodium level to better categorize patients with cirrhosis to predicted mortality rates.

Calculator Search/Filter Keywords

At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the MELD Score for Liver Disease (w/Na) calculator:


  • Critical Care
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Surgery

Anatomical Systems

  • Digestive
  • Endocrine
  • Lymphatic

Calculator Inputs

Input Mapping Type Description
Serum Bilirubin Results Serum Bilirubin
INR Results INR
Serum Creatinine Results Serum Creatinine
Dialysis Status Manual Input Patient has had dialysis at least twice in the past week
Sodium Results Sodium

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
MELD Score Result Patient’s MELD Score
3 Month Mortality rate Result The 3 month mortality rate for patients with similar MELD scores