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The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

  • ISSN: 0022-5223

Editor-In-Chief: Patterson

Next planned ship date: February 23, 2024

  • 5 Year impact factor: 5.9
  • Impact factor: 6

Official Publication of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery and The Western Thoracic Surgical Association The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery pres… Read more

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Official Publication of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery and The Western Thoracic Surgical Association



The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery presents original, peer-reviewed articles on diseases of the heart, great vessels, lungs and thorax with emphasis on surgical interventions. An official publication of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery and The Western Thoracic Surgical Association, the Journal focuses on techniques and developments in acquired cardiac surgery, congenital cardiac repair, thoracic procedures, heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and other procedures.

The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery has two open access companion titles:

JTCVS Open

JTCVS Techniques