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January 2016

Error in Byline

JAMA Surg. 2016;151(1):96. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.3574

In the Invited Commentary titled “Bundles of Care for Patients With Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Is Endovascular Repair the Solution?” published online August 5, 2015, in JAMA Surgery,1 the degree of the second author, William Toppen, was inadvertently reported as “MD.” Mr Toppen is a fourth-year medical student, and his degree should have been reported as “BA.”2 This article was corrected online.

Benharash  P, Toppen  W.  Bundles of care for patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: is endovascular repair the solution [published online August 5, 2015; corrected online October 14, 2015]? JAMA Surg. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1872.
Benharash  P, Toppen  W.  Incorrect degree for author [published online October 14, 2015]. JAMA Surg. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.3530.