Accepted for Publication: July 19, 2013.
Published Online: February 19, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4051.
Study concept and design: Eid, Courcoulas.
Acquisition of data: McCloskey, Eagleton, Lee, Courcoulas.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Eid, Eagleton, Lee, Courcoulas, McCloskey.
Drafting of the manuscript: Eid, Eagleton.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Eid, Courcoulas, McCloskey, Eagleton.
Statistical analysis: Eid, Eagleton, Lee.
Obtained funding: Courcoulas.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Eid, McCloskey, Courcoulas.
Study supervision: Eid, Courcoulas.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by Endogastric Solutions (Dr Courcoulas).
Role of the Sponsor: Endogastric Solutions had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: Dawn Marcus, MD, assisted in manuscript preparation and was compensated for her contribution.