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EACTS Journals and Mobile App


oneeThe primary aim of the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery is to provide a medium for the publication of high-quality original scientific reports documenting progress in cardiac and thoracic surgery. The journal publishes reports of significant clinical and experimental advances related to surgery of the heart, the great vessels and the chest. The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery is an international journal and accepts submissions from all regions.
The journal is supported by a number of leading European societies.

The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery publishes:

  • Original Articles
  • Case Reports
  • Surgical Techniques
  • Reviews
  • Images in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Letters to the Editor

Papers are submitted to peer review by members of the Editorial and Advisory Board and by other invited reviewers. Selected papers from the annual meetings of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons are printed in the journal.

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News Update: EJCTS to be online only


icvtsInteractive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery (ICVTS) publishes scientific contributions in the field of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, covering all aspects of surgery of the heart, vessels and the chest. The journal publishes a range of article types including:

  • Best Evidence Topics
  • Brief Communications
  • Case Reports
  • Original Articles
  • State-of-the-Art
  • Work in Progress Report

Inline videos are welcome. ICVTS also invites readers to submit electronic comments on online papers before they are published in an issue.

In order to move with the times the Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery (ICVTS) journal will be online only from July 2018. The last printed issue was June 2018.

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mmctsMultimedia Manual of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery is the premier online manual of cardiovascular and thoracic surgical procedures. Authored by experts in the field, MMCTS includes how-to descriptions along with informative videos and drawings to illustrate all the key points from the article.

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EACTS Journals Mobile App

mobileappThe EACTS journals app from Oxford University Press enables you to read the content from two leading journals, European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EJCTS) and Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery (ICVTS), both online and offline on your iOS device.
You can:

  • Intuitively and quickly navigate journal articles, figures, and tables
  • Use the built-in search feature
  • Save the most relevant articles to your favourites
  • Automatically download issues and articles when you’re online, so that you can read them whether you’re connected to the Internet or not.