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Retraction: A Challenging Case of Electrical Storm in an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patient


This retracts the article "A Challenging Case of Electrical Storm in an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patient" published in volume 12, issue 8.

Retraction

This article has been retracted based on the discovery that the submitting author, Dr. Ahmed Elkhouly, invited his wife to serve as a peer reviewer without properly disclosing this relationship. As this fraudulent peer review was completed and taken into consideration when determining whether to publish this article, Cureus has no choice but to retract this article due to this author misconduct and falsification of peer review.

An additional four articles submitted by Dr. Elkhouly have been retracted for the same reason. Cureus greatly regrets that these fraudulent peer reviews were not identified prior to publication. Dr. Elkhouly's residency program has been notified as is consistent with COPE guidelines.

Case report
peer-reviewed

Retraction: A Challenging Case of Electrical Storm in an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patient


Author Information

Ahmed Elkhouly Corresponding Author

Internal Medicine, St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, USA

Sneha Kola

Internal Medicine, St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, USA

Derek Enos

Internal Medicine, St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, USA

Alaa Hijazi

Cardiology, Cairo University, Trenton, USA

Donald Christmas

Internal Medicine, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, Nutley, USA


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