Retraction to: Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (2007) 127:725–728 DOI 10.1007/s00402-007-0350-7

The article has been retracted by the Co-Editor because it has been found that the authors have duplicated substantial parts and have manipulated some original data from the following article: Association between Carpel Tunnel Syndrome and Arteriovenous Fistula in Hemodialysis Patients, Jamal Gousheh, Afshin Iranpour, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 116, No. 2, pages 508–513, DOI:10.1097/01.prs.0000172893.59458.8a, without acknowledging the source.