The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


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2. Please select the proper article type with the appendage ?(revision from previous system)? to facilitate your re-submission. For example, if you are re-submitting an Original Article, select ?Original Article (revision from previous system)?.

3. You will then be prompted to include your previous manuscript ID# from the outgoing site (i.e., ATS/2016/XXXXXX). This will help staff transfer information to the new submission, such as original handling editor and/or reviewer(s).

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--The Annals Editorial Team