The Cardiothoracic Surgeon is the official journal of the Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery. It was founded as a part of the Egyptian Society of Physicians in 1993, then as a separate society in 1996. The society is the official organisation in the field of cardiothoracic surgery in Egypt and is concerned with education, research, training and sharing knowledge. It is dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of cardiothoracic surgery.
About the Society
Aims and scope
About the Editor
Ahmed Hassouna, Editor-in-Chief
Ahmed Hassouna M.D. is a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the former Vice President of Cardiac Surgery Academy, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. On completion of his MBBCh and Master of Surgery in Egypt he moved to France, where he obtained the DIS in Cardiothoracic Surgery, DU in Microsurgical Research, Membership of the French College of Vascular Surgery and CESAM-Paris VI Diploma of Biostatistics Applied on Clinical Research. Dr. Hassouna is the founder of the Annals of Cardiothoracic Academy, the First Manuscript Journal and TRUST for Research & Development.
The Cardiothoracic Surgeon is affiliated with the Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Annual Journal Metrics
2022 Citation Impact
0.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
9 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
53 days submission to accept (Median)
11 Altmetric mentions
- ISSN: 2662-2203 (electronic)