In the November 2019 issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery, the article by Dua et  al (Dua A, Rothenberg KA, Wohlaer M, Rossi PJ, Lewis BD, Brown KR, Seabrook GR, Lee CJ; Unplanned 30-day readmissions after endovascular aneurysm repair: An analysis using the Nationwide Readmissions Database. J Vasc Surg 2019;70:1603-11) should list Dr Dua's affiliation as Division of Vascular S urgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.
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