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Aims and scope

Aims and scope

The Cardiothoracic Surgeon (CTS) is the official journal of the Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery. It is a peer-reviewed, open access journal which publishes high-quality original scientific research documenting progress in cardiac and thoracic surgery. The journal publishes articles on a range of topics including clinical trials, outcomes and complications of experimental procedures, surgical operations and therapeutic approaches for high-risk patients with congenital and cardiothoracic diseases. It is an international journal which accepts submissions from countries across the world. It is aimed at cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, chest physicians and allied health professionals.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    0.8 - 2-year Impact Factor

    2023 Speed
    8 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    49 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    12 Altmetric mentions