Long-term Follow-up Results from PET/CT Surveillance after Surgical Resection of Lung Adenocarcinoma Manifesting as Ground-glass Opacity: Notice of RetractionMedicine: April 2016 - Volume 95 - Issue 15 - p e6038 doi: 10.1097/01.md.0000482777.50860.38 Erratum Open Author InformationAuthors Article OutlineOutline Article MetricsMetrics This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License 4.0, where it is permissible to download, share and reproduce the work in any medium, provided it is properly cited. The work cannot be changed in any way or used commercially. REFERENCE The authors have requested that the article “Long-term Follow-up Results from PET/CT Surveillance after Surgical Resection of Lung Adenocarcinoma Manifesting as Ground-glass opacity” be retracted. The authors found several critical errors in the article which were not detected before the publication. Specific details as follows: Substantial number of patients in the study underwent postoperative follow-up with PET alone instead of PET/CT. PET/CT was installed in our institution in 2009 and PET (without CT component) was used before 2009. The authors misunderstood that all the patients in this study underwent PET/CT, but recently realized that this was incorrect. PET alone may be inferior to PET/CT for detection of small pulmonary lesions due to limited spatial resolution, and the mixed data from PET/CT and PET alone might have influenced our study results. The authors’ major concern is that the results from our study Specific details for PET/CT (Methods: Image acquisition, page 2): The specific details regarding the PET/CT was described incorrectly. As stated above, PET alone (used before 2009) should have been included in the description. Additionally, the authors made a mistake in describing of the brand name for PET/CT (Gemini, Phillips). The PET/CT scanner used in this study was DVCT, GE healthcare. Considering the mixed data (from PET alone and PET/CT), the title of this study (Long-term Follow-up Results from PET/CT Surveillance) is incorrect. After discussion, the authors concluded that the study may give misinformation to the readers, and therefore they have decided to withdraw the article.Back to Top | Article Outline REFERENCE 1. Nam KB, Kim TJ, Park J-S, et al.. Long-term Follow-up Results from PET/CT Surveillance after Surgical Resection of Lung Adenocarcinoma Manifesting as Ground-glass Opacity. Medicine. 2016 95:e2634. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef Copyright © 2016 The Authors. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. Health, Inc. All rights reserved.