ISSN : 2146-3123
E-ISSN : 2146-3131

Date: 2011, Jan
Retraction Notice
10.5152/balkanmedj.2012.116
Beyazıt Zencirci, Hafize Öksüz

The following article is retracted from publication in Balkan Medical Journal by decision of editors of the journal since it is a duplicate publication, which has been previously published in Int Arch Med. 2011 Jan 21;4(1):4.

Duplicate publication
Comparison of Nerve Stimulator and Ultrasonography Application for Brachial Plexus Anesthesia.
Beyazıt Zencirci, Hafize Öksüz.
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey.
bzencirci@fastmail.fm
Balkan Med J 2012; 29: 10-3.
DOI: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2011.012.

Original publication
Comparision of nerve stimulator and ultrasonography as the techniques applied for brachial plexus anesthesia.
Zencirci B.
Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Medical Faculty, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation Kahramanmaras, Turkey.
Int Arch Med. 2011 Jan 21;4(1):4.
DOI: 10.1186/1755-7682-4-4

Additionally, the name of Hafize Öksüz -the second author of this article- was added to this article by the first author without the second author's knowledge. Since this issue is confirmed by the first and second authors and their institutions respectively, name of Hafize Öksüz was retracted from this article by the decision of the Editorial Board.

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Date: 2014, December
Erratum

In the article by Emiroğlu et al., entitled “The Approach of General Surgeons to Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery in Turkey: A Survey of Practice Patterns” (Balkan Med J 2014; 31: 307-312) that was published in the December 2014 issue of Balkan Medical Journal, one of the contributing authors’ middle name was erroneously omitted from the author list due to an author error. Upon receipt of the written request of the contributing authors, the Editorial Board reviewed the case and approved Mehmet Gülçelik’s name corrected as Mehmet Ali Gülçelik.

The corrected author list is provided below:

Mustafa Emiroğlu, İsmail Sert, Abdullah İnal, Cem Karaali, Kemal Peker, Enver İlhan, Mehmet Ali Gülçelik, Varlık Erol, Hilmi Güngör, Didem Can, Cengiz Aydın

Author contributions: Concept - M.E., I.S., A.I.; Design - M.I., A.I., I.S., M.A.G.; Supervision - M.E.; Data Collection &/ or Processing - M.E., I.S., A.I., C.K., K.P., E.I., M.A.G., V.E., H.G., D.C.; Analysis &/or Interpretation -M.E., C.A.; Literature Search - M.E., C.K., I.S., A.I.; Writing - M.E., I.S., A.I.; Critical Reviews - M.E., M.A.G.

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Date: 2014, June
Erratum

In the article by Emiroğlu et al., entitled “The Approach of General Surgeons to Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery in Turkey: A Survey of Practice Patterns” (Balkan Med J 2014; 31: 307-312) that was published in the December 2014 issue of Balkan Medical Journal, one of the contributing authors’ middle name was erroneously omitted from the author list due to an author error. Upon receipt of the written request of the contributing authors, the Editorial Board reviewed the case and approved Mehmet Gülçelik’s name corrected as Mehmet Ali Gülçelik.

The corrected author list is provided below:

Mustafa Emiroğlu, İsmail Sert, Abdullah İnal, Cem Karaali, Kemal Peker, Enver İlhan, Mehmet Ali Gülçelik, Varlık Erol, Hilmi Güngör, Didem Can, Cengiz Aydın

Author contributions: Concept - M.E., I.S., A.I.; Design - M.I., A.I., I.S., M.A.G.; Supervision - M.E.; Data Collection &/ or Processing - M.E., I.S., A.I., C.K., K.P., E.I., M.A.G., V.E., H.G., D.C.; Analysis &/or Interpretation -M.E., C.A.; Literature Search - M.E., C.K., I.S., A.I.; Writing - M.E., I.S., A.I.; Critical Reviews - M.E., M.A.G.

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Date: 2014, June
Erratum

In the article by Karaaltın et al., entitled “Hypopharyngeal and Parapharyngeal Space Metastasis of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report” (Balkan Med J 2014; 31: 177-179) that was published in the June 2014 issue of Balkan Medical Journal, one of the contributing authors was erroneously omitted from the author list. Upon receipt of the written request of the contributing authors, the Editorial Board reviewed the case and approved the author list to be corrected as follows.

The corrected author list is provided below:

Ayşegül Batıoğlu-Karaaltın, Elad Azizli, Nihal Seden Teke, İlker Ersözlü, Özgür Yiğit, Harun Cansız

Author contributions: Concept - A.B.K., E.A., H.C.; Design - A.B.K., E.A., H.C.; Supervision - Ö.Y., H.C., A.B.K.; Resource - A.B.K., E.A., İ.E.; Materials - A.B.K., E.A., İ.E.; Data Collection&/or Processing - A.B.K., E.A.,N.S.T., H.C.; Analysis&/or Interpretation - A.B.K., Ö.Y., H.C.; Literature Search - A.B.K., E.A., N.S.T., İ.E.; Writing - A.B.K., E.A., N.S.T., H.C.; Critical Reviews - A.B.K., Ö.Y., H.C.

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Date: 2020, June

Erratum

DOI:10.4274/balkanmedj.galenos.2020.2020.4.67

Arab-Zozani M, Hassanipour S. Features and Limitations of LitCovid Hub for Quick Access to Literature About COVID-19. Balkan Med J 2020;37:231-2.

The references for the article has been corrected as following:

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  1. She J, Liu L, Liu W. COVID-19 epidemic: disease characteristics in children. J Med Virol 2020;92:747-54
  2. Higgins G, Freedman J. Improving decision making in crisis. J J Bus Contin Emer Plan 2013;7:65-76.
  3. Johansson MA, Saderi D. Open peer-review platform for COVID-19 preprints. Nature 2020.
  4. Chen Q, Allot A, Lu Z. Keep up with the latest coronavirus research. Nature 2020;579:29.
  5. Carvalho T. COVID-19 Research in Brief: 28 March to 3 April, 2020. Nat Med 2020. doi: 10.1038/d41591-020-00008-y. Online ahead of print.

Date: 2020, June

Erratum

DOI: 10.4274/balkanmedj.galenos.2020.2020.4.100

Akşit E, Kırılmaz B, Gazi E, Aydın F. Ticagrelor Can Be an Important Agent in the Treatment of Severe COVID-19 Patients with Myocardial Infarction. Balkan Med J 2020;37:233.

The references for the article has been corrected as following:

REFERENCES

  1. Tang N, Li D, Wang X, Sun Z. Abnormal coagulation parameters are associated with poor prognosis in patients with novel coronavirus pneumonia. J Thromb Haemost 2020;18:844-7.
  2. Acar L, Atalan N, Karagedik EH, Ergen A. Tumour Necrosis Factor-alpha and Nuclear Factor-kappa B Gene Variants in Sepsis. Balkan Med J 2018;35:30-5.
  3. Kubisa MJ, Jezewski MP, Gasecka A, Siller-Matula JM, Postula M. Ticagrelor-toward more efficient platelet inhibition and beyond. Ther Clin Risk Manag 2018;14:129-40.
  4. Sexton TR, Zhang G, Macaulay TE, Callahan LA, Charnigo R, Vsevolozhskaya OA, et al. Ticagrelor reduces thromboinflammatory markers in patients with pneumonia. JACC Basic Transl Sci 2018;3:435-49.
  5. Lancellotti P, Musumeci L, Jacques N, Servais L, Goffin E, Pirotte B, et al. Antibacterial activity of ticagrelor in conventional antiplatelet dosages against antibiotic-resistant Gram positive bacteria. JAMA Cardiol 2019;4:596-9.