UKELD_score v.0

United Kingdom Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (UKELD) score makes the use of different laboratory tests which are: INR, Bilirubin, Sodium, and serum creatinine in order to categorize End-stage liver disease patient into eligible or non-eligible for liver transplantation, this system is used in the united kingdom.

Mouna Ghannam and Hager Saleh

To calculate the UKELD score for patients with End-stage liver disease to find out if they are eligible for liver transplantation or no.

The formula is used in the United Kingdom for patients diagnosed with End-stage liver disease.

This formula shall not be used to determine if the patient may be eligible for transplantation for reasons other than chronic liver disease.

[1] Barber KM, Pioli SE, Blackwell JE, Collett D, Neuberger JM, Gimson AE. Development of a UK Score for patients with end-stage liver disease. Hepatology. 2007;46:611A. [2] MDCalc. United Kingdom Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (UKELD) - MDCalc [Internet]. 2020 [cited 2020 Mar 15]. Available from:

OBSERVATION.laboratory_test_result.v0, EVALUATION.interpretation_of_ukeld.v0, EVALUATION.diagnosis.v0, OBSERVATION.laboratory_test_result.v1, CLUSTER.inr.v0, CLUSTER.bilirubin.v0, CLUSTER.sodium.v0, CLUSTER.serum_creatinine.v0