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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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ISSN: 0035-8843

Frequency: Published ten times a year in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October and November.

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