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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

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BMC SurgeryBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:24

  • Received: 10 March 2016
  • Accepted: 30 March 2016
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The original article was published in BMC Surgery 2012 12:S1

Retraction Notice

This article [1] has been retracted by the authors due to significant overlap with a previous publications, including Tateno et al. [2] and Moriya et al. [3]. 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.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of General, Geriatric, Oncologic Surgery and Advanced Technologies University of Naples Federico II, Via S. Pansini, Napoli, 5 – 801311, Italy
Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
Department of Molecular Medicine, Padova University Hospital, Italy, Via Giustiniani n.2, Padova, 35126, Italy


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