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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 2019| Vol 4| Issue 1

Editorial

Necessity is the mother of invention: Rib fixation with pediatric ankle plates and screws after successful thoracoabdominal damage control surgery

Yes, it is truly said “necessity is the mother of invention.” This proverb is well reflected in this unique case. Almost a decade ago, while I was the attending surgeon on call, in Lille...


Editorial

Chest wall injury society editorial

The modern age of surgical stabilization of rib fractures, or SSRF, began in the mid-1990s with plate and screw systems designed specifically for the fractured rib. These allowed for easier and quic...


Original Article

Current trends in the management of flail chest and the perceived role of the surgeon

Background: Flail chest injuries typically occur in poly-traumatized patients and are often associated with prolonged hospital stays and high rates of morbidity and mortality. Despite multipl...


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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