Annals of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

About The Journal Open Access

Annals of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

The Annals of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery journal is an open access journal that considers for publication of articles in all fields of cardiovascular research. The thrust area of cardiovascular research includes etiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnostics and therapeutic approaches of heart diseases and injuries, congenital heart defects, and coronary artery diseases.

Aims and Scope

Annals of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery aims to publish new developments in non-invasive and invasive diagnostic methods, pharmacologic, nutritional and mechanical/surgical therapies to cure the heart disorders in the form of clinical reports, case studies, review articles, research articles, Editorials, short communications and scientific correspondences.

The journal focusses on the publication of scientific advancements pertaining to the development of more potent drugs, diagnostic techniques, valve therapy, stem cell therapy and other therapeutic approaches for the treatment of high risk patients of cardiac diseases. The journal encompasses current research on interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, stem cell therapy, cardiomyopathy, valvular heart diseases, valvuloplasty, angioplasty and pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of cardiac diseases, etc.

The Journal is using Editorial Manager System for easy online tracking and managing of the manuscript processing. Each article undergoes a peer-review process under the aegis of an assigned Editor.

Authors may submit manuscripts online at or as an email attachment to the e-mail id [email protected] / [email protected]

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Just Published Articles

Research Article June 08, 2018


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(1): 24-29

Usefulness of assessing the descending aorta flow pattern for predicting the need for intervention in patients with aortic coarctation

Begona Igual Munoz*, Diana Domingo-Valero, Alicia Maceira-Gonzalez, Joaquin Rueda-Soriano, Francisco Valera, Jose Ignacio Carrasco, Alejandro Sanchez-Vazquez, Anastasio Montero-Argudo

Research Article May 25, 2018


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(1): 15-23

Survival analysis and postoperative complications after ventricular assist device implantation; prognostic value of INTERMACS scale

Ahmed R. Ahmed, Pizanis Nikolaus, Koch Achim, Carstens Henning, Rassaf Tienush, Ludike Peter, Kamler Markus*

Case Report November 23, 2017


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(1): 11-14

Endovascular treatment of a carotid pseudoaneurysm with covered stents: Case report and review of the literature.

Maen Aboul Hosn

Clinical Image October 24, 2017


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(1): 8-10

Unusual aspiration of foreign body in adults.

Reza Afghani