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This article is part of the series Reviewer acknowledgements 2013.

Open Access Reviewer acknowledgement

BMC Surgery reviewer acknowledgement 2013

Thomas A Rowles

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BioMed Central, Floor 6, 236 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK

BMC Surgery 2014, 14:2  doi:10.1186/1471-2482-14-2

The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2482/14/2


Received:9 January 2014
Accepted:9 January 2014
Published:16 January 2014

© 2014 Rowles; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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The editors of BMC Surgery would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed their time to the journal in Volume 13 (2013).

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