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The Journal of Cardiothoracic Trauma, a publication of World Society For Cardiothoracic Trauma, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.jctt.org.The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

Scope of the journal
The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of All subjects dealing with cardiothoracic trauma including basic and clinical sciences. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

Current Issue

July-December 2016| Vol 1| Issue 1


Cardiac and Thoracic Effects Following Trauma: Foreword with Perspective and Philosophical Reflections

What an absolute honor to be given the opportunity to write an early editorial perspective for an early volume of any journal. This journal represents several areas which have been components of my en...


Unique Journal of A New World Society

Chest trauma accounts for about 25% of all trauma deaths. About 20% of blunt trauma and 40% of penetrating trauma hospital admissions have major chest injuries, often requiring emergency operative int...

Original Article

Cardiothoracic Contrecoup and Contralateral Injuries: Nomenclature, Mechanism, and Significance

Objective: Contrecoup injuries are well-known lesions in the neurosurgical practice, while their existence in other medical disciplines is lacking. Another term of confusion is the contralatera...

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, Netherlands ISSN center , OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility though open access
  • Higher impact with wider visibility
  • Prompt review
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