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  • Open Access

Retraction Note: Comparison of the sagittal profiles among thoracic idiopathic scoliosis patients with different Cobb angles and growth potentials

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Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research201510:44

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-015-0181-0

  • Received: 4 March 2015
  • Accepted: 4 March 2015
  • Published:

The original article was published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:19

Retraction

The Publisher and Editor regretfully retract this article [1] because the peer-review process was inappropriately influenced and compromised. As a result, the scientific integrity of the article cannot be guaranteed. A systematic and detailed investigation suggests that a third party was involved in supplying fabricated details of potential peer reviewers for a large number of manuscripts submitted to different journals. In accordance with recommendations from COPE we have retracted all affected published articles, including this one. It was not possible to determine beyond doubt that the authors of this particular article were aware of any third party attempts to manipulate peer review of their manuscript.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Orthopedics, The Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical College, No. 99 Huaihai road, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, 221006, China
(2)
Department of Orthopedics, Changhai Hospital Affiliated to Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, 200433, China
(3)
Department of Orthopedics, Kunming General Hospital of Chengdu Military Command, Kunming, 650032, China
(4)
Department of Anesthesiology, The Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical College, No. 99 Huaihai road, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, 221006, China
(5)
Department of Otolaryngology, The Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical College, No. 99 Huaihai road, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, 221006, China
(6)
Institute of Audiology and Speech Science, The Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical College, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, 221006, China

References

  1. Ran B, Zhang GY, Shen F, Chen JY, Wu JB, Zhao FC, et al. Comparison of the sagittal profiles among thoracic idiopathic scoliosis patients with different Cobb angles and growth potentials. J Orthop Surg Res. 2014;9:19.View ArticlePubMed CentralPubMedGoogle Scholar

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