The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EJCTS) publishes original scientific reports that document significant clinical and experimental advances in the fields of cardiac, congenital, vascular and thoracic surgery. By sharing valuable and cutting-edge research and clinical insights from around the world, we can support our community in achieving better outcomes for patients.

Editor-in-Chief – Matthias Siepe

Editorial Board

Recent Articles

EJCTS publishes a range of article types, including original articles, reviews and case reports. All papers published in EJCTS undergo a thorough peer-review process to ensure the quality and reliability of the published content.

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EJCTS is an international journal committed to providing a global perspective on cardiothoracic surgery.  We welcome submissions from around the world.

Affiliated Societies

European Society of Thoracic Surgeons

The European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) joins together more than 1,200 members from 70 different countries all over the world. Every year since 1993, a European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery is celebrated, achieving a high quality scientific content. In the latest years, several educational courses and the School of Thoracic Surgery are gaining special prominence.