Accepted for Publication: July 22, 2011.
Author Contributions: Dr Moriya had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Moriya, Clark, Reid Lombardo, and Farnell. Acquisition of data: Moriya and Clark. Analysis and interpretation of data: Moriya, Clark, Kirihara, Kendrick, Que, and Farnell. Drafting of the manuscript: Moriya, Clark, and Kirihara. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Moriya, Clark, Kendrick, Reid Lombardo, Que, and Farnell. Statistical analysis: Moriya, Clark, and Kirihara. Obtained funding: Moriya. Administrative, technical, and material support: Moriya, Kendrick, and Reid Lombardo. Study supervision: Reid Lombardo and Farnell.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Previous Presentations: This paper was presented as a poster at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Pancreas Club; May 6, 2011; Chicago, Illinois; as a poster at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract; May 9, 2011; Chicago; and as a podium presentation at the 2011 Spring Meeting of the Minnesota Surgical Society; May 13, 2011; Minneapolis, Minnesota.