Balancing Efficiency and Fairness in Dynamic Kidney Exchange

Abstract

The preferred treatment for kidney failure is a transplant; however, demand for donor kidneys far outstrips supply. Kidney exchange, an innovation where willing but incompatible donor-patient pairs can exchange organs—via cycles and altruist-initiated chains— provides a life-saving alternative to long waiting lists for deceased-donor organs. Typically… (More)

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