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Final verdict of the Turkish Supreme Courts
  1. H Demiroglu
  1. Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  1. H Demiroglu, Cigdem Mah. 370. Sok. 19/4, Balgat Ankara, Turkey; halukd{at}

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In the February 2004 issue of BJO1 my reply with interim court rulings as of the end of 2003 to allegations referred by Kotter et al such as fabrication of authorship, possibly data and ethical transgressions2 in The Lancet article,3 was published. As is clear in my reply,1 the interim court rulings were part of an ongoing process.

The issue was finalised by the Supreme Administrative and Judicial Courts of Law of Turkey. …

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