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The Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Publishing Place/InstitueRepublic of Korea
  • Publisherthe Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • ElectronicLinks http://e-sciencecentral.org/journals/122/
  • Editor-in-chiefChang-Young Lim
  • E-mailoffice@kjtcvs.org
  • AbbreviationKorean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
  • Vernacular Journal Title
  • ISSN2233-601X
  • EISSN2093-6516
  • Start Year
  • Description'The Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery' is the official journal of the Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Its abbreviated title is 'Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg'. It is a professional, peer-reviewed, open access publication covering the broad fields of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery and related fields, and published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December each year. It publishes scientific and state-of-the-art original articles aimed at improving human health in general and contributing to the treatment and prevention of thoracic and cardiovascular disease in particular. It focuses on techniques and developments in general thoracic surgery, congenital and acquired cardiovascular surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, thoracic and vascular trauma, and intensive care medicine. It covers original articles of basic research and clinical findings, reviews, editorials, case reports, images, video clips, and letter to the editor from members of the Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and other international societies providing a forum for sharing information, views, experiences, and educational materials in general thoracic and cardiovascular surgery and related fields. In addition to members of the Korean Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, any researchers throughout the world can submit a manuscript if the scope of the manuscript is appropriate. It was launched in December 1968. The previous primary title had been 'Taehan Hyungbu Oekwa Hakhoe chi' in Korean till the year 2010 (ISSN 0301-2859). The ISSN has been changed since 2011 due to the change of primary title in English. The journal is simultaneously published in print and on the official website (http://www.kjtcvs.org/). It is indexed/covered by PubMed Central, Scopus, Google Scholar, Embase, Science Central, Cross Ref, Cross Check, Korea Med, and KoMCI, and easily available to wide international audiences.

The Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery:    ISSN: 2233-601X; EISSN: 2093-6516