The MELD score is what determines who gets the next organ. Its an allocation system I am just learning too, as the year of my transplant was the last year before they initiated the MELD system. Anyway, heres a link to how they do it and why:
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Today is the day the Medical Committee meets to discuss Robbis case and decide if shes a candidate for the transplant list. Please keep her in your thoughts today. We will get a letter next week to let us know what their decision is. Nail-biting and pencil-chewing time.