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The Journal of Cardiothoracic Trauma, a publication of World Society For Cardiothoracic Trauma, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Annual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.jctt.org.The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

Scope of the journal
The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of All subjects dealing with cardiothoracic trauma including basic and clinical sciences. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

Current Issue

January-December 2018| Vol 3| Issue 1


The First International Congress of the World Society for Cardiothoracic Trauma: Lessons learned

The First International Congress of the World Society for Cardiothoracic Trauma [Figure 1] has recently been held in Cairo, and Sunrise Marina, Red Sea Resort, Port Ghalib, Egypt, for the first time...


Controversies in cardiac trauma

The editor of this journal has asked I write a provocative editorial on a few of the controversies involved in cardiac trauma to stimulate intellectual surgical dialog. For focus and brevity, I will...

Original Article

A nationwide survey of practice on available services and current clinical input to the care of patients with rib fractures

Context: Increasing use of rib fracture fixation, despite lack of robust evidence of its effectiveness, has led to calls for large well-designed randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Aims:...

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, Netherlands ISSN center , ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility though open access
  • Higher impact with wider visibility
  • Prompt review
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