'Journal of Chest Surgery' is the official journal of the Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Its abbreviated title is 'J Chest Surg'.
It is a professional, peer-reviewed, open access publication covering the broad fields of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery and related fields, and published bimonthly.
It publishes scientific and state-of-the-art original articles aimed at improving human health in general and contributing to the treatment and prevention of thoracic and cardiovascular disease in particular. It focuses on techniques and developments in general thoracic surgery, congenital and acquired cardiovascular surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, thoracic and vascular trauma, and intensive care medicine. It covers original articles of basic research and clinical findings, reviews, editorials, case reports, images, video clips, and letter to the editor from members of the Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and other international societies providing a forum for sharing information, views, experiences, and educational materials in general thoracic and cardiovascular surgery and related fields.
In addition to members of the Korean Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, any researchers throughout the world can submit a manuscript if the scope of the manuscript is appropriate. This journal is primarily aimed at thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons, and provides them with a source for tailored information about recent scholarily advances in the field of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Junior professionals, such as residents or medical students, can also obtain this information to help them develop their expertise in the early stages of their careers. The public can turn to this journal to learn about innovations in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, and it is a source that policy-makers and health administrators can consult for up-to-date information on trends in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.
The journal was launched in December 1968. The previous primary title had been 'Taehan Hyungbu Oekwa Hakhoe chi' in Korean till the year 2010 (ISSN 0301-2859) and The Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery between 2011 and 2020 (ISSN 2765-1606). Since 2021, the name of journal has been changed into the Journal of Chest Surgery. The journal is simultaneously published in print and on the official website (http://www.jchestsurg.org/).
Indexing and Support: It is indexed/covered by PubMed Central, Scopus, DOAJ, Google Scholar, Embase, Science Central, Cross Ref, Cross Check, Korea Med, and KoMCI, and easily available to wide international audiences. This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government.
Circulation and Subscription: Circulation number per issue is 300. To subscribe this journal via on-line, please fill up the form at http://www.jchestsurg.org/journal/alert.html
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(1): 1-8
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(1): 9-15
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Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014; 47(3): 249-254
Jinhae Nam, M.D., Sun-Young Choi, M.D., Si-Chan Sung, M.D. Ph.D., Hong-Gook Lim, M.D. Ph.D., Seong-sik Park, M.D. Ph.D., Soo-Hwan Kim, M.D., and Yong Jin Kim, M.D. Ph.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012; 45(6): 380-389