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Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Editor-in-Chief: O.P. Yadava

ISSN: 0970-9134 (print version)
ISSN: 0973-7723 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12055

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  • The official publication of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
  • Disseminates current clinical practices and developments in the area of cardiovascular surgery

This journal is the official publication of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons. It disseminates current clinical practices and developments in the area of cardiovascular surgery. This includes information on cardiovascular epidemiology, aeteopathogenesis, clinical manifestation, and other topics.

Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery features broad coverage of the topic, including cardiovascular anesthesia, cardiothoracic and vascular nursing and technology development, and new or innovative products.

Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery follows a double blind peer review process with a minimum of 2 reviews for each article type.  Reviewer selection is carried out by the Editor-in-Chief either from author’s suggested list or from a classified list of invited and consented reviewers who are widely acclaimed, national and international authorities on the subject and registered  in the database through the Editorial manager.  In case of a split verdict, a 3rd review is sought. Associate Editors assist the Editor in Chief by  handling assigned manuscripts and are totally independent and unbiased in their decision making with no conflict of interests. They ensure timely publication of the journal, besides overlooking ethical issues and scientific contents of the journal.

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    The primary aim of the Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery is education. The journal aims to dissipate current clinical practices and developments in the area of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. This includes information on cardiovascular epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, clinical manifestation etc. The journal accepts manuscripts from cardiovascular anaesthesia, cardiothoracic and vascular nursing and technology development and new/innovative products.

    The journal is the official publication of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons which has a membership of over 1000 at present.


    The journal is the official organ of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons. It was started in 1982 by Dr. Solomon Victor and ws being published twice a year up to 1996. From 2000 the editorial office moved to Delhi. From 2001 the journal was extended to quarterly and subsequently four issues annually have been printed out at time and regularly without fail. The journal receives manuscripts from members and non-members and cardiovascular surgeons. The manuscripts are peer reviewed by at least two or sometimes three or four reviewers who are on the panel. The manuscript process is now completely online. Funding the journal comes partially from the organization and from revenue generated by subscription and advertisement.

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