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Retraction Note: Comparison of two FDA-approved interspinous spacers for treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis: Superion versus X-STOP—a meta-analysis from five randomized controlled trial studies

  • He Zhao1,
  • Li-Jun Duan2,
  • Yu-Shan Gao3,
  • Yong-Dong Yang1,
  • Ding-Yan Zhao1,
  • Xiang-Sheng Tang4,
  • Zhen-guo Hu1,
  • Chuan-Hong Li1,
  • Si-Xue Chen1,
  • Tao Liu1 and
  • Xing Yu1Email author
Contributed equally
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research201813:138

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0845-7

Received: 24 May 2018

Accepted: 24 May 2018

Published: 4 June 2018

The original article was published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2018 13:42

Retraction Note

The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this article [1] because of an error in the meta analysis. Re-examination of the data has showed that there is only one published randomized controlled trial comparing Superion with XStop. Due to a misunderstanding of the published clinical data, the conclusions drawn in the article are incorrect. Author Xing Yu approved this retraction, none of the other authors replied to correspondence from the publisher about this retraction.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Orthopedics III, Dongzhimen Hospital Affiliated to Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
(2)
Department of Orthopedics, Bayannaoer City Hospital, Bayannaoer, China
(3)
School of Basic Medical Sciences, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
(4)
Department of Orthopedics, China-Japan Friendship Hospital Affiliated to Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China

Reference

  1. Zhao H, Duan L-J, Gao Y-S, Yang Y-D, Zhao D-Y, Tang X-S, Hu Z-g, Li C-H, Chen S-X, Liu T, Yu X. Comparison of two FDA-approved interspinous spacers for treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis: Superion versus X-STOP-a meta-analysis from five randomized controlled trial studies. J Orthop Surg Res. 2018;13:42. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0742-0.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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