KAM Model

Age :
On Dialysis :
Creatinine :
Total Bilirubin:
Karnofsky :

The KAM Model was developed to look at post-hospitalization mortality in patients with cirrhosis. Note that this score is calculated 1 week after hospitalization

Formula :

−3.3889 + 0.0394 ∗ 𝐴ge + 0.0406 ∗ MELD − 0.0298 ∗ Karnofsky Score

Explanation of Result :


* Please verify all calculations prior to clinical use.


  • Tandon P1, Reddy KR2, O’Leary JG3, Garcia-Tsao G4, Abraldes JG1, Wong F5, Biggins SW6, Maliakkal B7, Fallon MB8, Subramanian RM9, Thuluvath P10, Kamath PS11, Thacker LR12, Bajaj JS12; North American Consortium for the Study of End-Stage Liver Disease. A Karnofsky performance status-based score predicts death after hospital discharge in patients with cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2017 Jan;65(1):217-224. PMID: 27775842.