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Correction to: Moon phases and Moon signs do not influence morbidity, mortality and long-term survival, after living donor kidney transplantation

  • A. Kleespies1Email author,
  • M. Mikhailov1,
  • P. N. Khalil1,
  • S. Pratschke1,
  • A. Khandoga1,
  • M. Stangl1,
  • W. D. Illner1,
  • M. K. Angele1,
  • K. W. Jauch1,
  • M. Guba1,
  • J. Werner1 and
  • M. Rentsch1
Contributed equally
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:478

Received: 19 September 2017

Accepted: 20 September 2017

Published: 4 October 2017

The original article was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:440


The authors of this article [1] have stated that the image in Fig. 1 in the main article is incorrect and would like readers to refer to the image in this correction instead.
Figure 1
Fig. 1

Anatomical-astrological human (drawing by © Alla Mikhailova). According to medical astrology, each organ (or organ system) is associated with a certain moon sign. Note, that the kidneys are assigned to the sign of Libra


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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of General-, Visceral-, Vascular- and Transplant Surgery, University of Munich, Munich, Germany


  1. Kleespies, et al. Moon phases and moon signs do not influence morbidity, mortality and long-term survival, after living donor kidney transplantation. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:440. doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-1944-4.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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