Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/167991
Authors: 
Salvioli, Monica
Lucchetti, Roberto
Torelli, Rosanna
Year of Publication: 
2016
Citation: 
[Journal:] Games [ISSN:] 2073-4336 [Volume:] 7 [Year:] 2016 [Issue:] 4 [Pages:] 1-9
Abstract: 
The increasing number of patients affected by chronic kidney disease makes it necessary to rely on living donors. However, a patient often cannot exploit her potential donor, due to blood or tissue incompatibility. Therefore, crossover transplantation programs have been developed in several countriesin order to increase the number of people receiving a kidney from a living donor. After reviewing the essential medical facts needed for the subsequent results, we quickly introduce two known algorithms for crossover transplantation. Next, we consider a dataset provided by the Nord Italia Transplant program, and we apply the above algorithms in order to highlight the benefits of these efficient procedures.
Subjects: 
kidney transplantation
living donor
dichotomous preferences
priority mechanism
TTCC
cycles and chains
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Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Document Type: 
Article
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