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The last sentence of the article "Precautions and Results in Gastrectomy," by Drs. Ward H. Eastman and Warren H. Cole (September issue, page 768), should read: "The highest number of deaths from any single complication occurred in leakage of the duodenal stump (3 deaths) and cardiac disease (3 deaths)."
CORRECTION. Arch Surg. 1949;59(5):1190. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1949.01240041202015