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Retraction Note: Stress urinary incontinence: long-term results of laparoscopic Burch colposuspension

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BMC SurgeryBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:26

  • Received: 10 March 2016
  • Accepted: 30 March 2016
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The original article was published in BMC Surgery 2013 13:2

Retraction Notice

This article [1] has been retracted by the authors because it contains large portions of text that were duplicated from a number of pervious publications including Rofeim et al. [2], Carey et al. [3] and Hong et al. [4]. The authors apologise for failing to cite these articles.


The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1471-2482-13-S2-S38.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Urology, University Federico II of Naples, Via S. Pansini, 5, Naples, 80131, ITALY
Hospital Santa Maria delle Grazie, Pozzuoli, Naples Via Domiziana, Loc. La Schiana, Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy
Department of General, Geriatric, Oncologic Surgery and Advanced Technologies, University “Federico II” of Naples, Via Pansini, 5, Naples, 80131, Italy


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