About the Journal
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery (CCTS, Curr Chall Thorac Surg, ISSN: 2664-3278) is an international peer-reviewed journal providing high-quality researches and information related to challenging issues on thoracic surgeries with an aim to improve current diagnosis and treatment of thoracic diseases. The journal focuses on current challenges, controversial issues and intractable situation of thoracic surgeries for pulmonary, tracheal, mediastinal, esophageal, and chest-wall diseases. It also dabbles in related specialties such as pulmonary medicine, transplantation, anesthesiology, pathology, imaging, biology, critical care medicine and nursing. Besides, it encompasses extensive contents of technical development, multidisciplinary approach, precision treatment, perioperative medicine, basic and translational science, and education and training. CCTS will serve as a professional platform for healthcare professionals including surgeons, physicians and scientists to share their research, knowledge and experience.
CCTS welcomes submissions of Original Article, Review Article, Surgical Technique, Case Report, iMDT Corner (report with International Multidisciplinary Team discussion), Clinical Guideline, Letters to the Editor, etc.
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery is the Official Publication of the Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital. For more information, please visit: Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital.
Submission Turnaround Time:
Submission to First Editorial Decision: 2-4 weeks.
External peer review: 1-3 months.
Acceptance to Publication: 2-4 weeks. Original Articles are listed as priority.
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Updated on September 19, 2019