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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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October 2020

Featured article 

Artificial intelligence in plastic surgery: What is it? Where are we now? What is on the horizon?

Our October review article discusses how plastic surgery is expected to implement artificial intelligence (AI) into current and future practice. The authors also evaluate the potential limitations and ethical considerations when employing AI in a healthcare setting. 

Declan Murphy, Daniel Saleh 

Editor-in-Chief: Benedict Rogers
Technical Section Editor:
Bruce Campbell
Head of Publishing:
Michelle Jones
Production Editor:
Olivia Stevenson
Editorial Officer:
Victoria Ciborowska

ISSN: 0035-8843

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

Ahead of print articles: You can keep up to date with relevant research by reading our latest content

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Membership: Members of the College can access the Annals online as part of their membership, along with many other benefits. Find out more about joining.

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