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Retraction note: Effect of platelet-rich plasma on the healing of cutaneous defects exposed to acute to chronic wounds: a clinico-histopathologic study in rabbits

  • Omid Ostvar1,
  • Sahar Shadvar2,
  • Emad Yahaghi3,
  • Kamran Azma4,
  • Amir Farshid Fayyaz5,
  • Koorosh Ahmadi6Email author and
  • Iradj Nowrouzian7
Diagnostic Pathology201611:113

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13000-016-0556-5

Received: 17 October 2016

Accepted: 19 October 2016

Published: 2 November 2016

The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2015 10:85

Retraction

The Editor-in-Chief and Publisher have retracted this article [1] because the scientific integrity of the content cannot be guaranteed. An investigation by the Publisher found it to be one of a group of articles we have identified as showing evidence suggestive of attempts to subvert the peer review and publication system to inappropriately obtain or allocate authorship. This article showed evidence of plagiarism (most notably from the articles cited [25]) and authorship manipulation.

Notes

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran
(2)
Brain and Spinal Injury Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
(3)
Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences
(4)
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Clinical Biomechanical and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center, AJA University of Medical Sciences
(5)
Department of Legal Medicine, AJA University of Medical Sciences
(6)
Department of Emergency Medicine, Alborz University of Medical Science
(7)
Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran

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