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  1. Evans RW. Organ procurement surgeons: a viable surgical specialty? ISHLT Links 8(11); March 2017.
     
  2. Evans RW. What is a cardiothoracic surgeon? ISHLT LInks 8(8); December 2016.
     
  3. Evans RW. Thoughts on Nice and reflections on the future of our Society. ISHLT Links 6(12); April 2015.
     
  4. Evans RW. Networking: how to make friends and "like" one's career. ISHLT Links 5(12); April 2014.
     
  5. Evans RW, Pagani FD. Economic evaluation in health care: a modern day quagmire. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 33: 344-346, 2014.
     
  6. Evans RW. The problems and pitfalls of recruitment: part IV. ISHLT Links 5(9); January 2014.
     
  7. Evans RW. Aggregate annual health care expenditures associated with heart transplantation in the United States: 1980-2011. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 32(4S): 5159, 2013.
     
  8. Evans RW. Aggregate annual health care expenditures associated with lung transplantation in the United States: 1988-2011. American Journal of Transplantation 13 (Supplement 5): 299, 2013.
     
  9. Evans R. The rationale for, and the economic implications associated with, extending Medicare coverage to kidney transplant recipients who lack insurance coverage. Abstract 313. American Journal of Transplantation 13 (Supplement 5): 128, 2013.
     
  10. Evans RW. The problems and pitfalls of recruitment: part III. ISHLT Links 4(10); February 2013.
     
  11. Evans RW. The problems and pitfalls of recruitment: part II. ISHLT Links 4(8); December 2012.
     
  12. Evans RW. The problems and pitfalls of recruitment: part I. ISHLT Links 4(6); October 2012.
     
  13. Evans RW, Applegate WH, Briscoe DM, Cohen DJ, Rorick CC, Murphy BT, Madsen JC. Cost-Related immunosuppressive medication nonadherence amongst kidney transplant recipients. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 5(12): 2323-2328, 2010.
     
  14. Mathur AK, Ashby VB, Fuller D, Zhang M, Evans RW, Port FK, Wolfe RA, Merion RM Leichtman AB, Kalbfleisch J. Liver transplant wait-listing rates have declined in the MELD era. American Journal of Transplantation 10 (Suppl 4):357, 2010.
     
  15. Mathur AK, Ashby VB, Fuller D, Zhang M, Evans RW, Port FK, Wolfe RA, Merion RM, Leichtman AB, Kalbfleisch J. Variation in access to the liver transplant waiting list in the United States. American Journal of Transplantation 10 (Suppl 4):137, 2010.
     
  16. Mathur AK, Ashby V, Fuller D, Evans RW, Port FK, Wolfe RA, Merion RM, Leichtman A, Kalbfleisch J. Variation in access to the liver transplant waiting list in the United States. American Journal of Transplantation 10 (Supplement 1):70-71, 2010.
     
  17. Garfield SS, Poret AW, Evans RW. The cost-effectiveness of organ preservation methods in renal transplantation: US projections based on the Machine Preservation Trial. Transplantation Proceedings 41:3531-3536, 2009.
     
  18. Fine R.N., Becker Y., DeGeest S, Eisen H., Ettenger R., Evans R.W. et al. Nonadherence consensus conference summary report. American Journal of Transplantation 9:35-41, 2009.
     
  19. Spiegel D.M., Evans, R.W., Gitlin M., Mayne, T.J. Psychometric evaluation of the National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study symptom checklist: reliability and validity. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 24:619-625, 2009.
     
  20. Evans R.W. Quality of life nonsense (letter to the editor). British Medical Journal, January 14, 2009 (Rapid Response). http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/338/jan12_1/a3006.
     
  21. Evans, R.W. Financial, economic and insurance issues pertaining to intestinal transplantation: when is too much not enough? In: Langnas A.N., Goulet O., Quigley E.M.M., Tappenden K.A., (editors). Intestinal Failure: Diagnosis, Management, and Transplantation. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2008:363-377.
     
  22. Evans R.W. Ethnocentrism is an unacceptable rationale for health care policy: a critique of transplant tourism position statements. American Journal of Transplantation 8:1089-1095, 2008.
     
  23. Evans, R.W. The cost-effectiveness of liver transplantation. Diseases of the Liver Updates 1(3):1-14, September 2005. (As a supplement to: Schiff E.R., Sorrell M.F., and Maddrey W.C., eds. Schiff's Disease of the Liver, Ninth Edition. New York: Wolters Kluwer Health-Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005.)
     
  24. Evans, R.W. The soft sell's the problem. Modern Healthcare 35(18):28, 2005.
     
  25. Evans, RW, Williams GE, Baron HM, Deng MC, Eisen HJ, Hunt SA, Khan MM, Kobashigawa JA, Marton EN, Mehra MR, Mital SR. The economic implications of noninvasive molecular testing for cardiac allograft rejection. American Journal of Transplantation 5:1553-1558, 2005.
     
  26. Ramakrishna, G., Milavetz, J.J., Zinsmeister, A.R., Farkouh, M.E., Evans, R.W., Allison, T.G., Smars, P.A., Gibbons, R.J. The impact of exercise and imaging stress testing on the triage of patients with chest pain (CHEER Substudy). Mayo Clinic Proceedings 80:322-329, 2005.
     
  27. Leichtman A.B., Ashby V.B., Port F.K., Merion R.M., Evans R.W., Wolfe R.A. Disparate access to the liver transplant waitlist by age, gender, race, and geography. (Abstract) American Journal of Transplantation 4 (Supplement 8):518, 2004.
     
  28. Evans R.W. Is quality of life a legitimate outcome? Transplant News 14(4): 4-5, 2004.
     
  29. Evans R.W. Are transplant recipients insurable? Transplant News 14(2): 4-5, 2004.
     
  30. Evans R.W. Centers of excellence or discount centers? Transplant News 14(1): 4-5, 2004.
     
  31. Shafer T.J., Schkade, L.L., Evans R.W., O'Connor K.J., Reitsma W. Vital role of medical examiners and coroners in organ transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation 4: 160-168, 2003.
     
  32. Evans R.W. Can transplant centers afford equity? Transplant News 13(23):4-5, 2003.
     
  33. Evans R.W. Assess, don't blame (letter). Modern Healthcare 33(47):42, 2003.
     
  34. Evans R.W. The economics of big game hunting: Using a rifle to get a clear shot at transplantation. Invited commentary. Transplantation 75:1626, 2003.
     
  35. Evans R.W. He saves lives and more (letter). Modern Healthcare 33(3):32, 2003.
     
  36. Evans, R.W. Quality of care: a clinically significant, policy-relevant, and recurring issue in organ transplantation. In: Baumgartner, W., Reitz, B., Kasper, E., Theodore, J., (editors). Heart and Lung Transplantation, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders, Co., 2002:41-53.
     
  37. Evans R.W. Kidney transplantation from donors without a heartbeat (letter to the editor). New England Journal of Medicine 347:1799-1800, 2002.
     
  38. Evans R.W. Ode to Osama: For the love of death. Graft 5:256-257, 2002.
     
  39. Evans, R.W. A medical institution under attack. Wall Street Journal March 27:A19, col. 2, 2002.
     
  40. Evans, R.W. Xenoeconomics: Reflections on what is impossible to predict. Graft 5:47-49, 2002.
     
  41. Evans, R.W. Coming to terms with reality: why xenotransplantation is a necessity. In: Platt, J., (editor). Xenotransplantation, Washington, D.C: ASM Press, pp 29-51, 2001.
     
  42. Evans, R.W. The unkindest cut: where are all the transplant programs going? Graft 4:574-576, 2001.
     
  43. Evans, R.W. Reflections on quality-of-life "research" � a sinner's plea for salvation. Graft 4:467-468, 2001.
     
  44. Evans, R.W. Costs and insurance coverage associated with permanent mechanical cardiac assist/replacement devices in the United States. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 16:280-296, 2001.
     
  45. Evans, R.W. Xenophobia induced by economics. Graft 4(2):1-3, 2001.
     
  46. Evans, R.W. Economic, actuarial, and contracting perspectives on liver transplantation. In: Maddrey W.C., Schiff E.R., Sorrell, M.F., (editors). Liver Transplantation, 3rd Edition. Lippincott-Raven, 2000:479-489.
     
  47. Allison, T.G., Farkouh, M.E., Smars, P.A., Evans, R.W., Squires, R.W., Gabriel, S.E., Kopecky, S.L., Gibbon, R.J., Reeder, G.S. for the Chest Pain Evaluation in the Emergency Room (CHEER) Investigators. Management of coronary risk factors by registered nurses versus usual care in patients with unstable angina pectoris (a Chest Pain Evaluation in the Emergency Room [CHEER] substudy). American Journal of Cardiology 86:133-138, 2000.
     
  48. Kim, W.R., Badley, A.D., Wiesner, R.H., Porayko, M.K., Seaberg, E.C., Keating, M.R., Evans, R.W., Dickson, E.R., Krom, R.A.F., Paya, C.V. The economic impact of cytomegalovirus infection after liver transplantation. Transplantation 69:357-361, 2000.
     
  49. Evans, R.W. Economic impact of mechanical cardiac assistance. (Invited paper) Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 43:81-94, 2000.
     
  50. Higgins, R.S.D., Evans, R.W. The organ donor dilemma: assessing the need for organ donors and methods to increase the supply. In: Higgins, R.S.D., Sanchez, J.A., Lorber, M.I., Baldwin, J.C., (editors). The Multiorgan Donor: Selection and Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell Scientific Publications, Inc., 1999.
     
  51. Evans, R.W. The folly of commercializing organ donation. In: Cecka, C.M., Terasaki, P.I., (editors). Clinical Transplants 1998, Los Angeles: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 342-343, 1999.
     
  52. Simmons, R.P., Swiontkowski, M.F., Evans, R.W., Amadio, P.C., Cats-Baril, W. Outcomes assessment in the information age: available instruments, data collection, and utilization of data. In: Zuckerman, J.D. (editor). Instructional Course Lecturer, Rosemont, IL, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, pp 667-685, 1999.
     
  53. Kim, W.R., Wiesner, R.H., Poterucha, J.J., Therneau, T.M., Malinchoc, M., Benson, J.T., Crippin, J.S., Klintmalm, G.B.G., Rakela, J., Starzl, T.E., Krom, R.A.F., Evans, R.W., Dickson, E.R. Hepatic Retransplantation in Cholestatic Liver Disease: Impact of the Interval to Retransplantation on Survival and Resource Utilization, Hepatology 30(2):395-400, 1999.
     
  54. Evans, R.W. How dangerous are financial incentives to obtain organs? (Invited presentation paper), Transplantation Proceedings 31:1337-1341, 1999.
     
  55. Evans, R.W. Economic impact of graft dysfunction. (Invited presentation paper). Graft 2(3):S139-S144, 1999.
     
  56. Simmons, B.P., Swiontkowski, M.F., Evans, R.W., Amadio, P.C., Cats-Baril, W. Outcomes assessment in the information age: available instruments, data collection, and utilization of data. Instr Course Lect 48:667-685, 1999.
     
  57. Evans, R.W. Cost containment and managed care in liver transplantation. Acta Gastroenterol Belg 62:373-371,1999.
     
  58. Gross, C.R., Malinchoc, M., Kim, W.R., Evans, R.W., Wiesner, R.H., Petz, J.L., Crippin, J.S., Klintmalm, G. B., Levy, M.F., Ricci, P., Therneau, T.M., Dickson, E.R. Quality of Life Before and After Liver Transplantation for Cholestatic Liver Disease. Hepatology, 29(2):356-364, 1999.
     
  59. Evans, R.W. Cardiac replacement: Need, demand, and supply estimation. In: Rose, E.A., Stevenson, L.W., (editors). Management of End-Stage Heart Disease, Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, pp 13-24, 1998.
     
  60. Rummans, T.A., Frost, M., Suman, V.J., Taylor, M., Novotny, P., Gendron, T., Johnson, R., Hartmann, T., Dose, A.M., Evans, R.W. Quality of life and pain in patients with recurrent breast and gynecologic cancer. Psychosomatics 39:437-445, 1998.
     
  61. Evans, R.W. Cost Containment and managed care in transplantation. (Invited presentation paper), Transplantation Proceedings (submitted), 1998.
     
  62. Farkouh, M.E., Smars, P.A., Reeder, G.S., Zinsmeister, A.R., Evans, R.W., Meloy, T.D., Kopecky, S.L., Allen, M., Allison, T.G., Gibbons, R.J., Gabriel, S.E. A clinical trial of a chest-pain observation unit for patients with unstable angina. The New England Journal of Medicine, 339:1882-1888, 1998.
     
  63. Kim, W.R., Wiesner, R.H., Therneau, T.M., Poterucha, J.J., Porayko, M.K., Evans, R.W., Klintmalm, G. B., Crippin, J.S., Krom, R.A., Dickson, E.R. Optimal timing of liver transplantation for primary biliary cirrhosis, Hepatology 28(1):33-38, 1998.
     
  64. Evans, R.W., Kitzmann, D.J. An economic analysis of kidney transplantation. Surgical Clinics of North America, 78(1):149-174, 1998.
     
  65. Evans, R.W., Kitzmann, D.J. Retransplantation: is the trouble worth the effort? In: Touraine, J.L., Traeger, J., Betuel, H., Dubernard, J.M., Revillard, J.P., Dupuy, C. (editors). Proceedings of the 29th Conference on Transplantation and Clinical Immunology 9-11 June 1997, Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 261-273, 1997.
     
  66. Evans, R.W., Kitzmann, D.J. Current Opinions: How should livers be allocated in the United States? In: Cecka, C.M., Terasaki, P.I., (editors). Clinical Transplants 1996, Los Angeles: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 338-342, 1997.
     
  67. Reeves, A.L., So, E.L., Evans, R.W., Cascino, G.D., Sharbrough, F.W., O'Brien, P.C., Trenerry, M.R. Factors associated with the work outcome after anterior temporal lobectomy for intractable epilepsy. Epilepsia, 38(6):689-95, 1997.
     
  68. Kim, W.R., Poterucha, J.J., Hermans, J.E., Therneau, T.M., Dickson, E.R., Evans, R.W., Gross, J.B., Jr. Cost-effectiveness of 6 and 12 months of interferon therapy for chronic hepatitis C. Annals of Internal Medicine, 127:866-874, 1997.
     
  69. Croghan, I.T., Offord, K.P., Evans, R.W., Schmidt, S., Gomez-Dahl, L., Hurt, R.D. Cost-effectiveness of treating nicotine dependence: The Mayo Clinic experience. Mayo Clin Proceedings, 72:917-924, 1997.
     
  70. Evans, R.W., Kitzmann, D.J. Contracting for services: Liver transplantation in the era of mismanaged care. Clinics in Liver Disease, 1(2):287-303, 1997.
     
  71. Evans, R.W. Socioeconomic aspects of liver transplantation. In: Wiesner, R.H., Lake, J.R., Ascher, N., Krom, R.A.F., (editors). Liver Transplantation, New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996.
     
  72. Evans, R.W. Economic issues in transplantation: procedures and drugs. In: Lieberman, R., Mukherjee, A., (editors). Principles of Drug Development in Transplantation and Autoimmunity, New York, New York: Raven Press, pp. 771-775, 1996.
     
  73. Kim, W. R., Therneau, T.M., Dickson, E.R., Evans, R.W. Preoperative predictors of resource utilization in liver transplantation. In: Terasaki, P.I., Cecka, C.M., (editors). Clinical Transplants 1995, Los Angeles: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 315-322, 1996.
     
  74. Evans, R.W. Outcome measurement and continuous quality improvement: a health services research perspective. In: Morrey, B.F., (editor). Reconstructive Surgery of the Joints, 2nd Edition, New York: Churchill Livingstone, pp. 217-224, 1996.
     
  75. Evans, R.W. The effect of liver transplantation on local, regional and national health care. In: Busuttil, R.W., Klintmalm, G.B., (editors). Transplantation of the Liver. Baltimore, Maryland: W. B. Saunders, Co., pp. 869-879, 1996.
     
  76. Evans, R.W. Potential costs of flexible sigmoidoscopy-based colorectal cancer screening. Gastroenterology, 111(6):1758-1760, 1996.
     
  77. Amadio, P.C., Naessens, J.M., Rice, R.L., Ilstrup, D.M., Evans, R.W., Morrey, B.F. Effect of feedback on resource use and morbidity in hip and knee arthroplasty in an integrated group practice setting. Mayo Clin Proc 71:127-133, 1996.
     
  78. Evans, R.W. When does the cost of living exceed the return on our investment? The social and economic consequences of coronary bypass surgery in the elderly. In: Walter, P.J., (editor). Coronary Bypass Surgery in the Elderly, Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 121-134, 1995.
     
  79. Evans, R.W., Manninen D.L., Dong F.B. Costs, insurance coverage, and reimbursement for heart transplantation. In: Shumway, S.J., Shumway, N.E., (editors). Thoracic Transplantation. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell Scientific Publications, Inc., pp. 149-160, 1995.
     
  80. Stecher, T.J., Evans R.W., Mosser G., Reed M., Smith J.C. Technology assessment at the Institute for Clinical Systems Integration and HealthPartners. HMO Practice, 9(1):22-26, 1995.
     
  81. Reeves, A.L., So, E.L., Evans, R.W., Cascino, G.D., Sharbrough, F.W., O'Brien, P.C. Factors associated with the employment or work state outcome of anterior temporal lobectomy for intractable epilepsy. Epilepsia, 36(Suppl 4):85, 1995.
     
  82. Talley, N.J., Gabriel, S.E., Harmsen, W.S., Zinsmeister, A.R., Evans, R.W. Medical costs in community subjects with irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology 109:1736-1741, 1995
     
  83. Evans, R.W. Social, vocational, and financial consequences of liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation and Surgery, 1(5)Suppl 1:116-123, 1995.
     
  84. Evans, R.W. Organ transplantation in an era of economic constraint: liver transplantation as a case study. Seminars in Anesthesiology, 14(2):127-135, 1995.
     
  85. Evans, R.W. Socioeconomic aspects of heart transplantation. Current Opinion in Cardiology, 10:169-179; 1995.
     
  86. Evans, R.W. Liver transplantation in a managed care environment. Liver Transplantation and Surgery, 1(1):61-75, 1995.
     
  87. Evans, R.W. Organ transplantation and the inevitable debate as to what constitutes a basic health care benefit. In: Terasaki, P.I., Cecka, M. (editors). Clinical Transplants, 1993 Los Angeles, California: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 359-391, 1994.
     
  88. Evans, R.W. Quality of life in end-stage renal disease: practical issues in assessment. Dialysis Reports, 1(2):1-12, 1994.
     
  89. Evans, R.W. Should organ transplant centers be federally designated and controlled? Hospital and Health Networks 67:18, 1994.
     
  90. Evans, R.W. Case Two: Optimal approaches to heart failure and heart transplantation. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 1(2):27-43, 1994.
     
  91. Evans, R.W. Measuring the costs of heart transplantation. Primary Cardiology, 20(9):48-54, 1994.
     
  92. Evans, R.W. Limits of chronological age as a basis for rationing health care. Dialysis and Transplantation. 23(9):506-526, 1994.
     
  93. Evans, R.W. Social, economic, and insurance issues in cardiac replacement. In: O'Connell, J.B., Kaye, M.P., (editors). Heart and Lung Transplantation 2000. Austin, Texas: R. G. Landes Company, pp. 1-17, 1993.
     
  94. Guthrie, M., Cardenas D., Eschbach J.W., Haley N.R., Robertson H.T., Evans R.W. Effects of erythropoetin on strength and functional status of patients on hemodialysis. Clinical Nephrology, 39:97-102, 1993.
     
  95. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Dong, F.B., Frist, W.H., Kirklin, J.K. Determinants of heart-lung transplantation outcomes: results of a consensus survey. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 56(2):343-345, 1993.
     
  96. O'Connell, J.B., Gunnar, R.M., Evans, R.W., Fricker, F.J., Hunt, S.A., Kirklin, J.K. Task Force 1: Organization of heart transplantation in the U.S. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 22:1-64, 1993.
     
  97. Evans, R.W. A cost-outcome analysis of retransplantation: The need for accountability. Transplantation Reviews 7(4):163-175, 1993.
     
  98. Evans, R.W. Organ procurement expenditures and the role of financial incentives. Journal of the American Medical Association 269(24):3113-3118, 1993.
     
  99. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Dong, F.B., Ascher, N.L., Frist, W.H., Hansen, J.A., Kirklin, J.K., Perkins, J.D., Pirsch, J.D., Sanfilippo, F.P. Immunosuppressive therapy as a determinant of transplantation outcomes. Transplantation 55(6):1297, 1993.
     
  100. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Dong, F.B. An economic analysis of heart-lung transplantation: costs, insurance coverage and reimbursement. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 105:972-978, 1993.
     
  101. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Dong, F.B. An economic analysis of pancreas transplantation: Costs, insurance coverage and reimbursement. Clinical Transplantation 7:166-174, 1993.
     
  102. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Dong, F.B. An economic analysis of liver transplantation: costs, insurance coverage and reimbursement. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America 22(2):451-473, 1993.
     
  103. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Dong, F.B., Frist, W.H., Kirklin, J.W. The medical and surgical determinants of heart transplantation outcomes: the results of a consensus survey in the U.S. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 12(1 Part 1):42 45, 1993.
     
  104. Orians, C.E., Evans, R.W., Ascher, N.L. Estimates of organ-specific donor availability for the U.S. Transplantation Proceedings 25(5):1541 1542, 1993.
     
  105. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Dong, F.B., McLynne, D.A. Is retransplantation cost-effective? Transplantation Proceedings 25(5):1694-1696, 1993.
     
  106. Evans, R.W. Psychosocial aspects of heart transplantation: A comparative analysis. In: Walter Paul J, (editor). Quality of Life After Open Heart Surgery. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 469 482, 1992.
     
  107. Manninen, D.L., Evans, R.W., Dugan, M.K. Work disability, functional limitations, and the health status of kidney transplantation recipients posttransplant. In: Terasaki, P.I., (editor). Clinical Transplants, 1991. Los Angeles, California: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 193-203, 1992.
     
  108. Evans, R.W., Dong, F.B., Manninen, D.L. The center effect in heart transplantation. In: Terasaki, P.I., (editor). Clinical Transplants, 1991. Los Angeles, California: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 45-59, 1992.
     
  109. Evans, R.W. Ethical Issues in Donations and Transplantation. In: UNOS (editors). "Donation and Transplantation, Medical School Curriculum", Richmond, Virginia: UNOS, Section 8, 1992.
     
  110. Blagg, C.R, Helgerson, S.D., Warren, C.W., Keen-Denton, K., Seely, M., Peterson, L., Kimball, E. H., Oge, L.L., Acton, K., Evans, R.W. Awareness and attitudes of Northwest Native Americans regarding organ donation and transplantation. Clinical Transplantation 46:436-442, 1992.
     
  111. Evans, R.W. Rationale for rationing. Health Management Quarterly XIV(2):14-17, 1992.
     
  112. Evans, R.W. Need, demand, and supply in kidney transplantation: a review of the data, an examination of the issues, and projections through the year 2000. Seminars in Nephrology 12(3):234-255, 1992.
     
  113. Evans, R.W. Need, demand, and supply in organ transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings 24(5):2152 2154, 1992.
     
  114. Evans, R.W. Public and private insurer designation of transplantation programs. Transplantation 53(5):1041 1046, 1992.
     
  115. Evans, R.W., Orians, C.E., Ascher, N.L. The potential supply of organ donors: an assessment of the efficiency of organ procurement efforts in the United States. Journal of the American Medical Association 267:239-246, 1992.
     
  116. Evans, R.W. Advanced medical technology and the elderly. In: Binstock, R.H., Post, S.G., (editors). "Too Old" for Health Care?: Controversies in Medicine, Law, Economics, and Ethics. Baltimore, Maryland: The Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 44-74, 1991.
     
  117. Evans, R.W. Valuing human lives: an international dilemma. In: McAlpine, J., (editor). Forum on Health Care: Where Do We Go From Here? Vancouver, British Columbia: The Medical-Legal Society of British Columbia, pp. 27-29, 1991.
     
  118. Evans, R.W. Recombinant human erythropoietin and the quality of life of end-stage renal disease patients: a comparative analysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 18(4)(Suppl 1):62-70, 1991.
     
  119. Evans, R.W. Can society afford pediatric heart transplants? Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 10(5 Part 2):867-871, 1991.
     
  120. Evans, R.W. Third party payment and the cost of transplantation. The Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association 87:345-352, 1991.
     
  121. Manninen, D.L., Evans, R.W., Dugan, M.M., Rader, B. The cost and outcomes of kidney transplant graft failure. Transplantation Proceedings 23:1312 1314, 1991.
     
  122. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Dong, F. The center effect in kidney transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings 23:1315-1317, 1991.
     
  123. Evans, R.W. Organ transplantation costs, insurance coverage, and reimbursement. In: Terasaki, P.I., (editor). Clinical Transplants, 1990. Los Angeles, California: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 343-355, 1990.
     
  124. Evans, R.W. The actual and potential supply of organ donors in the United States. In: Terasaki P.I., (editor). Clinical Transplants, 1990. Los Angeles, California: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 329-341, 1990.
     
  125. Evans, R.W. The demand for transplantation in the United States. In: Terasaki P.I., (editor). Clinical Transplants, 1990. Los Angeles, California: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 319-327, 1990.
     
  126. Evans, R.W. Some ethical and logistic issues in transplantation. In: Cooper, D.K.C., Novitsky, D., (editors). The Transplantation and Replacement of Thoracic Organs. Boston, Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 515-522, 1990.
     
  127. Evans, R.W. Quality of life assessment and the treatment of end-stage renal disease. In: Morris, P.J., Tilney, N., (editors). Transplantation Reviews. 4(1):28-51, 1990.
     
  128. Evans, R.W. The relationship between chronological age and perceived quality of life of hemodialysis patients. Commentary. American Nephrology Nurses Association Journal 17:67, February 1990.
     
  129. Evans, R.W. Invited commentary: The potential contribution of cardiac replacement to the control of cardiovascular diseases: a population-based estimate. Archives of Surgery 125:1151, 1990.
     
  130. Evans, R.W., Rader, B., Manninen, D.L., Cooperative Multicenter EPO Clinical Trial Group. The quality of life of hemodialysis recipients treated with recombinant human erythropoietin. Journal of the American Medical Association (Japanese edition) pages 50-57, December 12, 1990.
     
  131. Evans, R.W. Two national transplant studies get underway. Procure 4(3):3, May/June, 1990.
     
  132. Evans, R.W. EPO: broader definitions of improved quality of life may be needed. Kidney '90 7(1):7-8, 1990.
     
  133. Evans, R.W., Rader, B., Manninen, D.L., Cooperative Multicenter EPO Clinical Trial Group Qualita della vita degli emodializzati trattati con eritropoietina ricombinante. Journal of the American Medical Association (Italian edition) 2(9):713-723, 1990.
     
  134. Evans, R.W. Organ donation: new ways needed to keep up with the demand. Nephrology News and Issues 4(6):14-15
     
  135. Evans, R.W., Rader, B., Manninen, D.L., Cooperative Multicenter EPO Clinical Group Kvalitet zivota pacijenata na hemodijalizi lecenih rekombinantnim humanim erythropoietinom. Journal of the American Medical Association (Jugoslovensko izdanje) Godiste 6 Br.2 Beograd 85 91, 1990.
     
  136. Evans, R.W., Rader, B., Manninen, D.L., Groupe d' etudes cliniques multicentriques EPO Une meilleure qualite de vie pour les hemodialyses grace a l' erythropoietine. Journal of the American Medical Association (Edition Francaise) 15(203):563-567, 1990.
     
  137. Evans, R.W., Rader, B., Manninen, D.L., Cooperative Multicenter EPO Clinical Trial Group The quality of life of hemodialysis recipients treated with recombinant human erythropoietin. Journal of the American Medical Association (Southeast Asia edition) 6(4):13-18, 1990.
     
  138. Evans, R.W. Quality of life assessment and the treatment of end-stage renal disease. Transplantation Reviews 4(1):28-51, July, 1990.
     
  139. Evans, R.W. Organ donation: facts and figures. Dialysis and Transplantation 19(5):234-237, 240, 1990.
     
  140. Evans, R.W. The private sector, vis-à-vis government, in future funding of organ transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings 22(3):975-979, 1990.
     
  141. Evans, R.W., Rader, B., Manninen, D.L., Cooperative Multicenter EPO Clinical Trial Group The quality of life of hemodialysis recipients treated with recombinant human erythropoietin. Journal of the American Medical Association 263:825-830, 1990.
     
  142. Evans, R.W. Xenotransplantation: a panel discussion of some nonclinical issues. In: Hardy M.A., (editor). Xenograft 25. New York, New York: Elsevier Science Publishers BV (Biomedical Division), pp. 359-371, 1989.
     
  143. Garrison, L.P., Jr., Evans, R.W. The economic impact of heart transplants on the Medicare program, 1985-1989. In: Baumgartner, W.G., Reitz, B.A., (editors). Heart and Heart-Lung and Transplantation. Baltimore, Maryland: Williams and Wilkens, pp. 41-50, 1989.
     
  144. Evans, R.W. The nephrology social worker in the 1990's: where there's a will, is there a way? Nephrology News and Issues 3(12):27, 1989.
     
  145. Eschbach, J.W., Abdulhadi, M.H., Browne, J.K., Delano, B.G. Downing, M.R., Egrie, J.C, Evans, R.W., et al. Recombinant human erythropoietin in anemic patients with end-stage renal disease: results of a Phase III multicenter trial. Annals of Internal Medicine 111(12):992-1000, 1989.
     
  146. Evans, R.W. Money matters: Should ability to pay ever be a consideration in gaining access to transplantation? Transplantation Proceedings 21(3):3419-3423, 1989.
     
  147. Evans, R.W. Studying heart transplants and technology assessment. Health Affairs 8(2):187-189, 1989.
     
  148. Manninen, D.L., Evans, R.W. A longitudinal assessment of the health status of diabetic and non-diabetic renal transplant recipients. In: Terasaki, P.I., (editor). Clinical Transplants, 1988. Los Angeles, California: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 203-209, 1988.
     
  149. Evans, R.W., Blagg, C.R. Lessons learned from the end-stage renal disease experience; their implications for heart transplantation. In: Organ Substitution Technology. Westview Press, pp. 175-197, 1988.
     
  150. Manninen, D.L., Evans, R.W. The costs and outcomes of kidney transplantation according to initial immunosuppressive drug protocol. In: Terasaki, P., (editor). Clinical Transplants, 1987. Los Angeles, California: UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory, pp. 269-275, 1988.
     
  151. Cardenas, D.D., Guthrie, M.R., Evans, R.W., Eschbach, J.W., Adamson, J.W. Recombinant human erythropoietin improves quadriceps strength in hemodialysis patients. Archives of Physical Medical Rehabilitation 69(9):724, 1988.
     
  152. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Garrison, L.P., Jr., Hart, L.G. Findings from the National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study. Nephrology News and Issues 14,42, 1988.
     
  153. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L. Economic impact of cyclosporine in transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings 20(3)(Suppl 3):49-62, 1988.
     
  154. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L. U.S. public opinion concerning the procurement and distribution of donor organs. Transplantation Proceedings 20(5):781-785, 1988.
     
  155. Evans, R.W. A catastrophic disease perspective on organ transplantation. In: Ginzberg, E., (editor). Medicine and Society: Clinical Decisions and Societal Values. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, pp. 61-95, 1987.
     
  156. Evans, R.W. Health care technology and the inevitability of resource allocation and rationing decisions. Part II. In: Cowan D.H., Kantorowitz, J.A., Moskowitz, J., Reinstein, P.H. (editors). Human Organ Transplantation: Societal, Medical-Legal, Regulatory, and Reimbursement Issues. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Health Administration Press, pp. 298-330, 1987.
     
  157. Evans, R.W. Health care technology and the inevitability of resource allocation and rationing decisions. Part I. In: Cowan D.H., Kantorowitz, J.A., Moskowitz, J., Reinstein, P.H. (editors). Human Organ Transplantation: Societal, Medical-Legal, Regulatory, and Reimbursement Issues. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Health Administration Press, pp. 277-298, 1987.
     
  158. Evans, R.W., Yagi, J. Social and medical considerations affecting the selection of transplant recipients: the case of heart transplantation. In: Cowan, D.H., Kantorowitz, J.A., Moskowitz, J., Reinstein, P.H. (editors). Human Organ Transplantation: Societal, Medical-Legal, Regulatory, and Reimbursement Issues. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Health Administration Press, pp. 27-41, 1987.
     
  159. Evans, R.W. Advances in medical technology. In: Economic Council of Canada (editors). Aging with Limited Health Resources: Proceedings of a Colloquia on Health Care. Ottawa: Canadian Government Publishing Center, pp. 122-133, 1987.
     
  160. Evans, R.W. Public perception and the realities of organ transplantation. Michigan Hospitals 23(12):13-18, 1987.
     
  161. Evans, R.W. Health care technology to face a cautious but optimistic future. Health Industry Times 1(1):12, 1987.
     
  162. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Maier A.M. Selected characteristics of 444 heart donors. Transplantation Proceedings 19(1):2501 2502, 1987.
     
  163. Ascher, N.L., Evans, R.W. Designation of liver transplant centers in the United States. Transplantation Proceedings 19(1):2405, 1987.
     
  164. Hart, L.G., Evans, R.W. The functional status of ESRD patients as measured by the Sickness Impact Profile. Journal of Chronic Diseases 40(Suppl 1):117S-130S, 1987.
     
  165. Evans, R.W. The economics of heart transplantation. Circulation 75:63 87, 1987.
     
  166. Evans, R.W. Economic issues in health care rationing. In: Hamner, J.E., III, Jacobs, G.J.S., (editors). Life and Death Issues. Memphis, Tennessee: The University of Tennessee, pp. 21 40, 1986.
     
  167. Evans, R.W., Yagi, J. Social and medical considerations affecting the selection of transplant recipients: the case of heart transplantation. In: Doudera A.E., (editor). Legal and Ethical Aspects of Organ Transplantation. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Health Administration Press, 1986.
     
  168. Evans, R.W. Cost effectiveness analysis of transplantation. In: Roberts, A.J., Painvin, G.A., (editors). Advances in Organ Transplantation, Surgical Clinics of
     
  169. Manninen, D.L., Evans, R.W. Public attitudes and behavior regarding organ donation. Journal of the American Medical Association (Southeast Asia) 2(1):17-22, 1986.
     
  170. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Garrison, L.P., Jr., Maier, A.M. Donor availability as the primary determinant of the future of heart transplantation. Journal of the American Medical Association (Southeast Asia) 2(11):17-23, 1986.
     
  171. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Garrison, L.P., Jr., Maier, A.M. Spenderverfugbarkeit als limitierender Faktor bei zukunftigen Herztransplantationen. Journal of the American Medical Association (Deutsche Ausgabe) Band 5, Heft 7-8, 20:508-518, August 1986.
     
  172. Manninen, D.L., Evans, R.W. Effects of heart transplantation on family relations. Transplantation/Implantation Today 3(May):44 46, 1986.
     
  173. Evans, R.W., Maier, T.M. Outcome of patients referred for cardiac transplantation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 3(6):1312 1317, 1986.
     
  174. Evans, R.W. Heart transplants. Issues in Science and Technology 2(2):15, 123, 1986.
     
  175. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Garrison, L.P., Jr., Maier, A.M. Donor availability as the primary determinant of the future of heart transplantation. Journal of the American Medical Association 255:1892 1898, 1986.
     
  176. Evans, R.W. Heart transplants. Business and Health 4(2):47, 1986.
     
  177. Evans, R.W. Transplant coverage: a public policy dilemma. Business and Health 3(5):5 7, 1986.
     
  178. Evans, R.W. Cost-effectiveness analysis of transplantation. Surgical Clinics of North America 66:603-616, 1986.
     
  179. Evans, R.W. Coverage and reimbursement for heart transplantation. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2:425 449, 1986.
     
  180. Evans, R.W. The heart transplant dilemma. Issues in Science Technology 2(3):91 101, 1986.
     
  181. Evans, R.W. The quality of life of patients with chronic renal disease: comparison of four treatment modalities. In: Kutner N.G., Cardenas D.D., Bower J.D., (editors). Rehabilitation and the Chronic Renal Disease Patient. New York, New York: S.P. Medical and Scientific Books, pp. 61 83, 1985.
     
  182. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L, Hart, L.G., Garrison, J.P., Jr. The National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study: Selected Findings. Part V. Contemporary Dialysis and Nephrology 7(1):45 46, 48, 1985.
     
  183. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L, Hart, L.G., Garrison, J.P., Jr. The National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study: Selected Findings. Part IV. Contemporary Dialysis and Nephrology 6(12):60 61, 1985.
     
  184. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L, Hart, L.G., Garrison, J.P., Jr. The National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study: Selected Findings. Part III. Contemporary Dialysis and Nephrology 6(11):41 42, 1985.
     
  185. Hoe, M.H., Evans, R.W., Elworth, J.G. The National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study: A Summary of Results. Part II. Contemporary Dialysis and Nephrology 6(10):41 42, 1985.
     
  186. Hoe, M.H., Evans, R.W., Elworth, J.G. The National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study: A Summary of Results. Part I. Contemporary Dialysis and Nephrology 6(9):41 43, 46 47, 1985.
     
  187. Overcast, T.D., Merrikin, K.J., Evans, R.W. Malpractice issues in heart transplantation. American Journal of Law and Medicine 10:363 395, 1985.
     
  188. Manninen, D.L., Evans, R.W. Stavovi javnosti i ponasanje vezani za davanje organa. Journal of the American Medical Association (Jugoslovensko izdanje) Godiste 1, Broj 2 223-227, 1985.
     
  189. Evans, R.W. The socioeconomics of organ transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings 17(Supplement 4):129 136, 1985.
     
  190. Overcast, T.D., Evans, R.W. Technology assessment, public policy and transplantation: a restrained appraisal of the Massachusetts Task Force Approach. Law, Medicine, and Health Care 13(3):106 111, 1985.
     
  191. Manninen, D.L., Evans, R.W. Public attitudes and behavior regarding organ donation. Journal of the American Medical Association 253:3111 3115, 1985.
     
  192. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Garrison, L.P., Jr., Hart, L.G., Blagg, C.R., Gutman, R.A., Hull, A.R., Lowrie, E.G. The quality of life of end stage renal disease patients. New England Journal of Medicine 312:553 559, 1985.
     
  193. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Hart, L.G., Maier, A. The quality of life of kidney and heart transplant recipients. Transplantation Proceedings 17:1579 1582, 1985.
     
  194. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Gersh, B.J., Hart, L.G., Rodin, J. The need for and supply of donor hearts for transplantation. Heart Transplantation 4:57 62, 1984.
     
  195. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Hart, LG. A comparative assessment of the quality of life of successful kidney transplant patients according to source of graft. Transplantation Proceedings 16:1353 1358, 1984.
     
  196. Overcast T.C., Evans, R.W., Bowen, L.E., Hoe, M.M., Livak, C.L. Problems in the identification of potential organ donors: misconceptions and fallacies associated with donor cards. Journal of the American Medical Association 251(12):1559 1562, 1984.
     
  197. Evans, R.W., Manninen, D.L., Garrison, L.P., Hart, L.G. The use of rehabilitation services by patients with chronic renal failure: Results from the National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study. The American Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians Journal 10(6):19 25, 1983.
     
  198. Evans, R.W. Indications for home total parenteral nutrition. Nutritional Support Services 3:33 34, 1983.
     
  199. Evans, R.W. Health care technology and the inevitability of resource allocation and rationing decisions Part II. Journal of the American Medical Association 249:2208 22l9, 1983.
     
  200. Evans, R.W. Health care technology and the inevitability of resource allocation and rationing decisions. Part I. Journal of the American Medical Association 249:2047 2053, 1983.
     
  201. Evans, R.W., Brown, B.J. A model for evaluating primary nursing. In: Brown B.J. (editor). Perspectives in Primary Nursing: Professional Practice Environments. Rockville, Maryland: Aspen Systems, pp. 271-278, 1982.
     
  202. Evans, R.W., Anderson, A., Perry, B. The National Heart Transplantation Study: an overview. Heart Transplantation 2:85 87, 1982.
     
  203. Evans, R.W., Bryan, F.A., Jr. The Renal Dialysis Study V. The family in the treatment of end stage renal disease. Dialysis and Transplantation ll:988, 992 994, l00l, l032, 1982.
     
  204. Evans, R.W. Garrison, L.P., Manninen, D.L. The National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study: study description, statement of objectives, and project significance (Part II). Contemporary Dialysis June, l982:55 58, 1982.
     
  205. Evans, R.W., Garrison, L.P., Manninen, D.L. The National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Study: study description, statement of objectives, and project significance (Part I). Contemporary Dialysis September, l982:36 42, 1982.
     
  206. Evans, R.W. Economic and social costs of heart transplantation. Heart Transplantation l:243 25l, l982.
     
  207. Evans, R.W., Brown, B.J. A model for evaluating primary nursing. Nursing Administration Quarterly 5(4):93 l00, 1981.
     
  208. Evans, R.W., Blagg, C.R. The treatment of end stage renal disease. New England Journal of Medicine 304:357, 1981.
     
  209. Evans, R.W., Blagg, C.R., Bryan, F.A., Jr. Implications for health care policy: A social and demographic profile of hemodialysis patients in the United States. Journal of the American Medical Association 245:487 491, 1981.
     
  210. Evans, R.W., Bryan, F.A., Jr. The Renal Dialysis Study III. The locus of control construct and the assignment of hemodialysis patients to treatment settings. Dialysis and Transplantation 10(2):150 154, 170, 1981.
     
  211. Evans, R.W., Cooley, P.C., Piserchia, P.W. A test for evaluating missing data imputation procedures. Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section, American Statistical Association 139th Annual Meeting, 1980.
     
  212. Evans, R.W., Bryan, F.A., Jr. The Renal Dialysis Study II. Demographic description of the patient sample. Dialysis and Transplantation 9(12):1173 1174, 1176 1178, 1980.
     
  213. Bryan, F.A., Jr., Evans, R.W. The Renal Dialysis Study I. An overview of method. Dialysis and Transplantation 9(11):1065 1068, 1070, 1980.
     
  214. Bryan, F.A., Jr., Evans, R.W. Hemodialysis partners. Kidney International 17:350 356, 1980.
     
  215. Bryan, F.A., Jr., Evans, R.W. Dialysis where? Dialysis and Transplantation 8(3):264 272, 1979.
     
  216. Evans, R.W. Children of dialysis patients and selection of dialysis setting. American Journal of Psychiatry 135:343 345, 1978.
     
  217. Evans, R.W. After the suicide attempt: Implications of the labeling perspective as an explanation of inconsistency. Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Alpha Kappa Delta Sociological Research Symposium, pp. 379 385, 1977.