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Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery follows the ICMJE’s Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals, and expected from authors, reviewers and editors that they follow the best-practice guidelines on ethical behaviour contained in this document.
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