Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: We acknowledge that the disclosure statement initially prepared at the time of the original submission of our article1 to JAMA in May 2005 was incomplete and required correction.2
We further acknowledge that there were 4 opportunities for the disclosure to be made correctly during the several iterations of the manuscript as it went through the review process. We apologize to the readers and the editors of JAMA for the error.
Matteson EL, Bongartz T. Investigation, Explanation, and Apology for Incomplete and Erroneous Disclosures. JAMA. 2006;296(18):2205. doi:10.1001/jama.296.18.2205-a