Croatia is let downBMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39450.661528.3A (Published 24 January 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:174
- Harvey Marcovitch, chairman
- 1Committee on Publication Ethics, PO Box 39, Harleston IP20 9WR
In November 2006 the editors of the Croatian Medical Journal asked the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) to help it in dealing with allegations against Asim Kurjak of duplicate or redundant publication, or both. These were quite separate from the previous allegations of plagiarism by this author.
An investigation by COPE concluded in February 2007, in regard to the papers submitted to it by the journal, that …