Khan MI, Khan JI, Ahmed SI, Ali S. The epidemiology of stroke in a developing country (Pakistan).
Pak J Neurol Sci. 2018;13(3):30-44.
A reader brought to our attention that the article titled “The epidemiology of stroke in a developing country (Pakistan)”, published in Volume 13, Issue 3, of Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS) was a redundant (duplicate) publication. We investigated this complaint and found out that prior to its submission to PJNS on February 11 2018, this article had already been published almost verbatim in Journal of Neurology & Stroke on January 23, 2018.
Reference of the prior publication: Khan MI, Khan JI, Ahmed SI, Haq U. The epidemiology of stroke in a developing country (Pakistan). J Neurol Stroke 2018;8(1):32-40. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15406/jnsk.2018.08.00275
The authors were contacted multiple times for their input prior to this retraction, but they did not offer any possible justification for their action. The editorial team of PJNS has, therefore, retracted this article. We are thankful to the reader who brought this matter to our attention and apologize for the oversight that resulted in publication of this article in PJNS. We regret any inconvenience caused by the publication and retraction of this article.
The retracted article link: https://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol13/iss3/9/
Khan, M Ishaq; Khan, Junaid I.; Ahmed, Sheikh I.; and Ali, Sajjad
"Retracted: The epidemiology of stroke In a developing country (Pakistan),"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 13:
3, Article 9.
Available at: https://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol13/iss3/9