NOTICE OF RETRACTION : Anesthesia & Analgesia

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Shafer, Steven L. MD

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Anesthesia & Analgesia 108(4):p 1350, April 2009. | DOI: 10.1213/01.ane.0000346785.39457.f4
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The manuscripts cited below are now retracted. After their publication, the editorial office of Anesthesia & Analgesia was notified by the Baystate Medical Center that their investigation revealed that Dr. Scott Reuben fabricated data reported in the referenced articles, and that all fabricated data were created under the sole control of Dr. Reuben.

The following manuscripts were specifically cited, and are hereby withdrawn:

1. Reuben SS, Connelly NR. Postarthroscopic meniscus repair analgesia with intraarticular ketorolac or morphine. Anesth Analg 1996;82:1036–9

2. Reuben SS, Connelly NR, Maciolek H. Postoperative analgesia with controlled-release oxycodone for outpatient anterior cruciate ligament surgery. Anesth Analg 1999;88:1286–91

3. Reuben SS, Reuben JP. Brachial plexus anesthesia with verapamil and/or morphine. Anesth Analg 2000;91:379–83

4. Reuben SS, Connelly NR. Postoperative analgesic effects of celecoxib or rofecoxib after spinal fusion surgery. Anesth Analg 2000;91:1221–5

5. Reuben SS, Steinberg RB, Maciolek H, Manikantan P. An evaluation of the analgesic efficacy of intravenous regional anesthesia with lidocaine and ketorolac using a forearm versus upper arm tourniquet. Anesth Analg 2002;95:457–60

6. Reuben SS, Pristas R, Dixon D, Faruqi S, Madabhushi L, Wenner S. The incidence of complex regional pain syndrome after fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s contracture: a prospective observational study of four anesthetic techniques. Anesth Analg 2006;102:499–503

7. Reuben SS, Buvanendran A, Kroin JS, Raghunathan K. The analgesic efficacy of celecoxib, pregabalin, and their combination for spinal fusion surgery. Anesth Analg 2006;103:1271–7

8. Reuben SS, Ekman EF, Charron D. Evaluating the analgesic efficacy of administering celecoxib as a component of multimodal analgesia for outpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery. Anesth Analg 2007;105:222–7

9. Reuben SS, Ekman EF. The effect of initiating a preventive multimodal analgesic regimen on long-term patient outcomes for outpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery. Anesth Analg 2007;105:228–32

10. Reuben SS, Buvenandran A, Katz B, Kroin JS. A prospective randomized trial on the role of perioperative celecoxib administration for total knee arthroplasty: improving clinical outcomes. Anesth Analg 2008;106:1258–64

Steven L. Shafer, MD


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