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Arch Surg. 2002;137(6):. doi:.
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To promote the art and science of surgery by publishing relevant peer-reviewed clinical and basic science information to assist the surgeon in optimizing patient care. The Archives of Surgery will also serve as a forum for the discussion of issues that involve ethics, teaching, surgical history, and socioeconomic concerns. *Approved by the Editorial Board, Archives of Surgery, July 19, 1996.

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Editor: Claude H. Organ, Jr, MD University of California–San Francisco, East Bay 1411 E 31st St Oakland, CA 94602 archivesofsurgery@earthlink.net

Associate Editor, CME Section Editor: Gerald W. Peskin, MD, Oakland, Calif Section Editor, Operative Techniques: Jack Pickleman, MD, Chicago, Ill Consultant in Surgical History: Ira M. Rutkow, MD, MPH, DrPH, Freehold, NJ Web Editor: Grace S. Rozycki, MD, Atlanta, Ga Editorial Assistant: Margaret M. Kosiba, Emeryville, Calif Phone: (510) 437-4940 Fax: (510) 534-5639

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