Available online 24 June 2009
This article has been retracted: please see Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal
This article was retracted at the request of the Editor in Chief.
Elsevier Masson, publisher of Gastroenterologie Clinique & Biologique, received an email from Dr Gautier Chêne dated October 7th, 2013 reporting the following:
The article Chourak M, Tahiri MH, Majbar A, Allala M, Najih M, Iraki H, Yaka M, Ehrichou A, AlKandry S. Cancer rectocolique et grossesse : à propos de deux cas. Gastroenterol Clin Biol 2009; 33: 1118–23, shows that large parts of abstract, introduction and discussion are similar to his own article published three years before , tables were identical, references similar.
According to the authors, they were unaware of the alleged plagiarism and declined to sign this retraction notice
We are nevertheless retracting the article in Gastroentérologie Clinique & Biologique because it contained copied data.
For the publisher : Freya Weise, Publishing Editor
Chêne G, Tardieu AS, Favard A, Lebel A, Voitellier M, Cancer colique découvert pendant la grossesse. J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod 2006; 35:504–12.