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Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Editor-in-Chief: Vipin Zamvar
Editors-in-Chief: David Taggart

ISSN: 1749-8090 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13019

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A community-rooted open access publication, Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery is committed to publishing all scientifically valid research. The journal embodies a wealth of highly-accessed articles across the fields of cardiothoracic surgery, including clinical and experimental advances in surgical techniques, survival rates, surgical complications and their outcomes, pediatric conditions and clinical trials. The journal practices an open peer-review system, benefitting authors and readers with an accountable, rigorous and transparent decision-making process.

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Impact Factor: 1.117 (2017) * 

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    Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery is an open access journal that encompasses all aspects of research in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. The journal publishes original scientific research documenting clinical and experimental advances in cardiac and thoracic surgery, and related fields. Topics of interest include surgical techniques, survival rates, surgical complications and their outcomes,  pediatric conditions, transplantations and clinical trials.

    Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery is of interest to cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiothoracic anaesthesiologists, cardiologists, chest physicians, and allied health professionals.

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