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Study of the systemic and pulmonary oxidative stress status during exposure to propofol and sevoflurane anaesthesia during thoracic surgery: Retraction

European Journal of Anaesthesiology: January 2011 - Volume 28 - Issue 1 - p 74
doi: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e32834204f5
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It has been brought to the Editor-in-Chief's attention that the article entitled: ‘Study of the systemic and pulmonary oxidative stress status during exposure to propofol and sevoflurane anaesthesia during thoracic surgery’ by Abou-Elenian1 contains a significant amount of plagiarised text from three previously published articles.2–4 Following correspondence with Dr Abou-Elenian the Editor-in-Chief has decided to retract this article.

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References

1 Abou-Elenian K. Study of the systemic and pulmonary oxidative stress status during exposure to propofol and sevoflurane anaesthesia during thoracic surgery. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2010; 27:566–571.
2 Allaouchiche B, et al. Oxidative stress status during exposure to propofol, sevoflurane and desflurane. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2001; 93:981–985.
3 Koksalet GM, et al. Effects of sevoflurane and desflurane on cytokine response during tympanoplasty surgery. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 2005; 49:835–839.
4 Schilling T, et al. Effects of propofol and desflurane anaesthesia on the alveolar inflammatory response to one-lung ventilation. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2007; 99:368–375.
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