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  • Retraction Note
  • Open Access

Retraction Note: Brace classification study group (BCSG): part one – definitions and atlas

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Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders201813:25

  • Received: 24 October 2018
  • Accepted: 24 October 2018
  • Published:

The original article was published in Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders 2016 11:43

Retraction Note

The Publisher has retracted this article [1], as it is unclear whether written informed consent was obtained from some patients to publish their images in an Open Access journal. The article is no longer available online in order to protect the privacy of the individuals. GW, SN, JCDM and TG disagree with this retraction. MR, MTH and TK did not state whether they agreed or disagreed with the retraction.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, “Tzaneio” General Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
Department of Orthopaedic Medicine, Clinique du Parc, 155, Bd Stalingrad, 69006 Lyon, France
Align Clinic, San Mateo, CA, USA
Institute Elena Salvá, Barcelona, Spain
Harvard University, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Don Gnocchi Foundation, Milan, Italy


  1. Grivas TB, de Mauroy JC, Wood G, Rigo M, Hresko MT, Kotwicki T, Negrini S. Brace classification study group (BCSG): part one – definitions and atlas. Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2016;11:43.View ArticleGoogle Scholar


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