Accepted for Publication: December 20, 2011.
Published Online: March 19, 2012. doi:10.1001/archsurg.2012.127
Author Contributions: Drs Paul and Sedrakyan and Mr Nasar had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Paul, Port, Stiles, Nguyen, Altorki, and Sedrakyan. Acquisition of data: Paul, Nasar, Nguyen, and Sedrakyan. Analysis and interpretation of data: Paul, Lee, and Sedrakyan. Drafting of the manuscript: Paul, Nguyen, Altorki, and Sedrakyan. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Paul, Nasar, Port, Lee, Stiles, Altorki, and Sedrakyan. Statistical analysis: Paul, Nasar, Nguyen, and Sedrakyan. Obtained funding: Altorki. Administrative, technical, and material support: Paul, Lee, Stiles, Nguyen, Altorki, and Sedrakyan. Study supervision: Paul, Port, and Sedrakyan.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.