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September 2001

Statement of Purpose Revisited

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Arch Surg. 2001;136(9):989. doi:10.1001/archsurg.136.9.989

IN THE June issue of a major surgical journal, a consensus statement was published that addressed the increasing concerns of editors regarding fraudulent and duplicate publications. The Archives of Surgery supports these principles and recognizes the concerns registered by our colleagues. We wish to expand our statement of purpose published in October 1992 in the Archives of Surgery.1