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Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number T32DK070555. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health. The Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program is a Coordinated Quality Improvement Program of the Foundation for Health Care Quality. The Comparative Effectiveness Research Translation Network is a program of the University of Washington, the academic research and development partner of Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program.
Dr. Bastawrous reported Honoraria from Intuitive Surgical on his disclosure. The other authors declare no conflicts of interest.