Date: 22 Nov 2012

Retraction Note to: Granisetron reduces the incidence and severity of nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy

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Retraction Note to: Can J Anaesth 1997; 44: 396-400 DOI 10.1007/BF03014460

To our readers:

Further to the Expression of Concern

posted online on March 13th, 2012, it is with considerable regret that the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia hereby retracts the above-cited article by Dr. Yoshitaka Fujii as a result of: (1) overwhelming evidence of fabrication relating to the fact that the distributions of many variables reported by Dr. Fujii in these studies are exceedingly unlikely;1,2 and (2) the inability of Dr. Fujii’s institution to attest to the integrity of the study and/or the data conducted under its auspices, as set out in the Joint Editors-in-Chief Request for Determination of April 9, 2012. (accessed September 2012).

We extend our sincere appreciation to Toride Kyodo General Hospital for their review of the status of Dr. Fujii’s research and to the investigating committee for ...

The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1007/BF03014460.
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