Eur J Pediatr Surg 2008; 18(6): 398-401
DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1038972
Original Article

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Virtual Bronchoscopy as a Dynamic Modality in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Suspected Foreign Body Aspiration

N. Cevizci1 , A. I. Dokucu1 , D. Baskın1 , Ç. A. Karadağ1 , N. Sever1 , M. Yalçın1 , E. Bahadır1 , M. Başak1
  • 1Departments of Pediatric Surgery and Radiology, Şişli Etfal Education and Research Hospital, Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
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Publication History

Publication Date:
20 November 2008 (online)

Notice of Retraction

By this notice, the Editor and the Publisher of European Journal of Pediatric Surgery retract from publication the following article: Cevizci N, Dokucu AI, Baskın D, Karadağ ÇA, Sever N, Yalçın M, Bahadır E, Başak M. Virtual bronchoscopy as a dynamic modality in the diagnosis and treatment of suspected foreign body aspiration. Eur J Pediatr Surg 2008; 18: 398–401. Epub 2008 Nov 20. This retraction is due to substantial overlap of data, subject matter and illustrations with the following article: Ozkurt H, Bahadır E, Ucgul A, Altuna C, Başak M, Cevizci NM, Dokucu AI. Comparison of multidetector computed tomography-virtual bronchoscopy and conventional bronchoscopy in children with suspected foreign body aspiration. Emerg Radiol Epub 2008 Nov 19. We apologise to our readership.

The requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals were not fulfilled. The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors stated in October 2008: “Readers of primary source periodicals, whether print or electronic, deserve to be able to trust that what they are reading is original unless there is a clear statement that the author and editor are intentionally republishing an article. The bases of this position are international copyright laws, ethical conduct, and costeffective use of resources. Duplicate publication of original research is particularly problematic, since it can result in inadvertent double counting or inappropriate weighting of the results of a single study, which distorts the available evidence.”

Benno M. Ure, MD Editor-in-Chief, European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hannover Medical School

Çetin Ali Karadağ

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