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Retraction Note: Open reduction and closed reduction internal fixation in treatment of femoral neck fractures: a meta-analysis
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders volume 16, Article number: 70 (2015)
The Publisher and Editor regretfully retract this article  because the peer-review process was inappropriately influenced and compromised. As a result, the scientific integrity of the article cannot be guaranteed. A systematic and detailed investigation suggests that a third party was involved in supplying fabricated details of potential peer reviewers for a large number of manuscripts submitted to different journals. In accordance with recommendations from COPE we have retracted all affected published articles, including this one. It was not possible to determine beyond doubt that the authors of this particular article were aware of any third party attempts to manipulate peer review of their manuscript.
Wang W, Wei J, Xu Z, Zhuo W, Zhang Y, Rong H, Cao X, Wang P. Open reduction and closed reduction internal fixation in treatment of femoral neck fractures: a meta-analysis. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2014;15:167.
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Wang, W., Wei, J., Xu, Z. et al. Retraction Note: Open reduction and closed reduction internal fixation in treatment of femoral neck fractures: a meta-analysis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 16, 70 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-015-0528-z