1 Surgical Outcomes Analysis & Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
2 Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
3 Department of Surgery, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
4 Colon and Rectal Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
5 Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
6 Division of Surgical Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Funding/Support: This work was supported by Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Award, American Surgical Association Foundation Fellowship, American Cancer Society MSRG 10-003-01 (to J.F.T.), and NIH Award K24 DK098311 (to A.T.C.).
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Presented at the meeting of the New England Surgical Society, Stowe, VT, September 12 to 14, 2014.
Lindsey A. Bliss and Lillias H. Maguire contributed equally to this article.
Correspondence: Jennifer F. Tseng, M.D., M.P.H., Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology, Clinical Co-Director for Surgery, BIDMC Cancer Center, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Stoneman 9, Boston, MA 02215. E-mail: [email protected]