FIB-5 versus FIB-4 index for assessment of hepatic fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B affected patients


The article entitled “FIB-5 versus FIB-4 index for assessment of hepatic fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B affected patients” by Khaled Metwally et al. has been withdrawn/retracted from Open Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology per authors’ request. Please do not use it for any purposes.


Accepted on 04/10/2020;

Proof sent on 04/13/2020;

1st Follow up email on 05/18/2020;

2nd Follow up email on 05/25/2020;

Proof online 06/04/2020;

Retracted per author’s request on 07/03/2020

Initially approved author’s request of republication under special circumstance (Author’s email was hacked and authors are affected harmfully from COVD 19) 07/22/2020

Can not confirm the special circumstance, can not republish it, 7/23/2020


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