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Reviewer acknowledgement 2013

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery20149:26

https://doi.org/10.1186/1749-8090-9-26

Received: 17 January 2014

Accepted: 17 January 2014

Published: 31 January 2014

Contributing reviewers

The Editors of Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 8 (2013).

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
(2)
John Radcliffe Hospital

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