The Annals is the official scholarly research journal of the Royal College of Surgeons. It publishes research, reviews, case reports and technical papers in all surgical specialties.
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Editor-in-Chief: Tim Lane
Chairman of the Editorial Board: Neil Mortensen
Technical Section Editor: Bruce Campbell
Multimedia Editor: Matt Wilson
Frequency: Published eight times a year in January, February, March, April, May, July, September and November.
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