Hepatic Disease in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • HIV-infected persons with decompensated liver disease or early hepatocellular carcinoma should be considered for transplantation
  • Each 1-point increase in the calculated MELD score was associated with a 20% increase in the likelihood of death (Table 18)

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