Published on in Vol 7, No 3 (2018): March

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/8294, first published .
Robotic Versus Open Renal Transplantation in Obese Patients: Protocol for a Cost-Benefit Markov Model Analysis

Robotic Versus Open Renal Transplantation in Obese Patients: Protocol for a Cost-Benefit Markov Model Analysis

Robotic Versus Open Renal Transplantation in Obese Patients: Protocol for a Cost-Benefit Markov Model Analysis

Michele Molinari 1, 2, MD, MSc;  Chethan Puttarajappa 2, 3, MD;  Martin Wijkstrom 1, 2, MD, MSc;  Armando Ganoza 1, 2, MD, MSc;  Roberto Lopez 1, 2, MD;  Amit Tevar 2, MD

1 Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, US

2 University of Pittsburgh Transplant Centre , University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, US

3 Department of Medicine , University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Michele Molinari, MD, MSc
  • Division of Transplant Surgery
  • Department of Surgery
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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  • N 758 Montefiore Hospital
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 412-647-5734
  • Email: molinarim@upmc.edu