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Retraction Note: Association between serum vitamin D levels and the risk of kidney stone: evidence from a meta-analysis

Nutrition Journal201817:38

Received: 27 February 2018

Accepted: 27 February 2018

Published: 9 March 2018

The original article was published in Nutrition Journal 2016 15:32


The Editors are retracting this article [1] because post-publication peer review has identified multiple errors in the methodology of this meta-analysis, which invalidate the conclusions drawn. In addition, there is overlap of text with other published articles; the main sources of overlap are [25]. The authors do not agree with this retraction.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Urology, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing, People’s Republic of China


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