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Os Transplantes de Órgãos nos Estados Brasileiros

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  • Alexandre Marinho
  • Simone de Souza Cardoso
  • Vivian Vicente de Almeida

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We study some aspects of organ transplantation activities in Brazilian states, in the years of 2004, 2005 and 2006. The average waiting times were estimated by queueing theory models. We found that average waiting time for transplantation reduced for cornea and pancreas; increased for liver, heart and kidney/pancreas; and showed a somewhat erratic variability for kidney and lung. We also estimated large performance disparities among states, according to various performance indicators. Average waiting times are shortest in the states of South, Southeast and Midwest of Brazil. These states also display highest transplantation and productivity rates and present the largest transplantation teams per capita figures. By using regression models, we estimate a positive association between the transplants per capita rates and the per capita transplantation teams rates available in the states.

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  • Alexandre Marinho & Simone de Souza Cardoso & Vivian Vicente de Almeida, 2007. "Os Transplantes de Órgãos nos Estados Brasileiros," Discussion Papers 1317, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA.
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    1. Cullis, John G. & Jones, Philip R. & Propper, Carol, 2000. "Waiting lists and medical treatment: Analysis and policies," Handbook of Health Economics,in: A. J. Culyer & J. P. Newhouse (ed.), Handbook of Health Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 23, pages 1201-1249 Elsevier.
    2. Márcia Regina Godoy & Giácomo Balbinotto Neto & Eduardo Pontual Ribeiro, 2006. "Estimando As Perdas De Rendimento Devido À Doença Renal Crônica No Brasil," Anais do XXXIV Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 34th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 38, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
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