We have read with great interest the recent study “Outcomes of dynamic hip screw augmented with trochanteric wiring for treatment of unstable type A2 intertrochanteric femur fractures” by Puram et al. [
]. While we appreciate our citation in this article, we are also afraid to find a word-for-word plagiarism. Word-for-word plagiarism is committed when a writer takes a sentences of 7 or more words from another source, but fails to identify the quoted passage, fail to provide the full in-text citation crediting the authors, and fails to provide the bibliographic reference [
- Puram C.
- Pradhan C.
- Patil A.
- et al.
Outcomes of dynamic hip screw augmented with trochanteric wiring for treatment of unstable type A2 intertrochanteric femur fractures.
Injury. 2017; 48: S72-S77
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- Outcomes of dynamic hip screw augmented with trochanteric wiring for treatment of unstable type A2 intertrochanteric femur fractures.Injury. 2017; 48: S72-S77
- How to recognize plagiarism.2019 (https://www.indiana.edu/˜istd/examples.html)
- Additional fixations for sliding hip screws in treating unstable pertrochanteric femoral fractures (AO type 31-A2) - short term clinical results.Clin Orthop Surg. 2011; 3: 107-113
Published online: January 14, 2019
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