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Retraction Note: Peripheral blood mono-nuclear cells implantation in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a pilot study for clinical and biochemical outcome of neoangiogenesis
BMC Surgeryvolume 16, Article number: 24 (2016)
The original article was published in BMC Surgery 2012 12:S1
This article  has been retracted by the authors due to significant overlap with a previous publications, including Tateno et al.  and Moriya et al. . The authors apologise for failing to cite these articles. Claudio Terranova was not involved in the study and was introduced into the author list in error. All authors, including Claudio Terranova, have subsequently agreed that he did not qualify for authorship.
The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1471-2482-12-S1-S1.
Amato B, Compagna R, Corte G, Martino G, Bianco T, Coretti G, Rossi R, Braucci A, Aprea G, Zeppa P, Puzziello A, Terranova C. Peripheral blood mono-nuclear cells implantation in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a pilot study for clinical and biochemical outcome of neoangiogenesis. BMC Surg. 2012;12 Suppl 1:S1. doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-S1-S1.
Tateno K, Minamino T, Toko H, Akazawa H, Shimizu N, Takeda S, Kunieda T, Miyauchi H, Oyama T, Matsuura K, Nishi J, Kobayashi Y, Nagai T, Kuwabara Y, Iwakura Y, Nomura F, Saito Y, Komuro I. Critical roles of muscle-secreted angiogenic factors in therapeutic neovascularization. Circ Res. 2006;98(9):1194–202.
Moriya J, Minamino T, Tateno K, Shimizu N, Kuwabara Y, Sato Y, Saito Y, Komuro I. Long-term outcome of therapeutic neovascularization using peripheral blood mononuclear cells for limb ischemia. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2009;2(3):245–54.