Thursday, January 21, 2010

A Note from the Editor-in-Chief

Volume 17, Number 2, 2007

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
DOI: 10.1089/thy.2007.0044

Manuscript Retraction
It has come to our attention that a paper which was published in the December 2006 issue of Thyroid (‘‘High Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction and Autoimmune Thyroiditis in Adolescents After Elimination of Iodine Deficiency in the Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey’’ by Bastemir M, Emral R, Erdogan G, and Gullu S; Thyroid 2006; 16:1265–1272) had been previously published in The Turkish Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism in January 2006 (1:13–20). For this reason, we have withdrawn this paper from Thyroid and all of its citations from our database. The Journal—to a very large degree—trusts its authors to act in an ethical manner and this unfortunate episode is regrettable.