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    Published:November 16, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2022.05.065
        Dr Sareh Parangi (Boston, MA): You mentioned that CESQIP does better with thyroid-specific results, but your data showed NSQIP actually performed better, had higher numbers for many of the thyroid specific results such as vocal cord dysfunction. Can you clarify this? Does your conclusion imply that NSQIP is capturing wrong data? Also, if you remove the data from the largest centers, which contributed the largest number of patients to your CESQIP data, did that improve the rate of missing data points? Did that change your analysis?
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