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Retraction  |   April 2010
AQUAVAN Injection, a Water-soluble Prodrug of Propofol, as a Bolus Injection: A Phase I Dose-escalation Comparison with DIPRIVAN (Part 2): Pharmacodynamics and Safety: Retraction
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Retraction
Retraction   |   April 2010
AQUAVAN Injection, a Water-soluble Prodrug of Propofol, as a Bolus Injection: A Phase I Dose-escalation Comparison with DIPRIVAN (Part 2): Pharmacodynamics and Safety: Retraction
Anesthesiology 4 2010, Vol.112, 1058. doi:10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181d647f4
Anesthesiology 4 2010, Vol.112, 1058. doi:10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181d647f4
An analytical propofol assay inaccuracy was discovered after initial studies on the pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics and tolerability of fospropofol had been published. This assay inaccuracy makes the measured propofol plasma concentrations in the following previously published studies unreliable, and therefore these articles are retracted in their entirety:
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Struys MM, Vanluchene AL, Gibiansky E, Gibiansky L, Vornov J, Mortier EP, Van Bortel L: AQUAVAN injection, a water-soluble prodrug of propofol, as a bolus injection: A phase I dose-escalation comparison with DIPRIVAN (part 2): Pharmacodynamics and safety. Anesthesiology 2005; 103:730–43