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A decision-rule for transplanting non-cadaveric organs


  • Levy, Amnon


This paper conceptually analyzes the minimum probability of success required for transplanting non-cadaveric organs, its relationship with the initial, and possible rates of change in the, quality-adjusted life-years of the recipient and donor and its relationship with the expected medical knowledge gain.
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  • Levy, Amnon, 2005. "A decision-rule for transplanting non-cadaveric organs," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 164(2), pages 548-554, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:164:y:2005:i:2:p:548-554

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    1. Jae-Hyeon Ahn & John C. Hornberger, 1996. "Involving Patients in the Cadaveric Kidney Transplant Allocation Process: A Decision-Theoretic Perspective," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 42(5), pages 629-641, May.
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    3. Israel David & Uri Yechiali, 1985. "A Time-dependent Stopping Problem with Application to Live Organ Transplants," Operations Research, INFORMS, vol. 33(3), pages 491-504, June.
    4. Howard, David H., 2002. "Why do transplant surgeons turn down organs?: A model of the accept/reject decision," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(6), pages 957-969, November.
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    1. Levy, Amnon, 2005. "Deterrence Capacity, Relative Performance, Adjustment Costs, Hazard, Killing Aversion and the Optimal Enlistment Age," Economics Working Papers wp05-01, School of Economics, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.

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