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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Short Article September 06, 2018


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(2): 50-51

Cardiac metastasis of malignant melanoma: where are we standing?

Tiago R. Velho*, Nuno Carvalho Guerra, Angelo Nobre

Short Communication August 27, 2018


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(2): 48-49

Which strategy should be chosen for ischemic free wall rupture on-pump or off-pump?

Yoshio Misawa

Commentary August 27, 2018


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(2): 46-47

Commentary: Shone complex.

Jaffar S. Shehatha

Commentary August 07, 2018


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(2): 44-45

Commentary: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in morphologically complex root-aneurysms.

Bernhard Winkler MD, Martin Grabenwoger MD, Markus Mach MD*

Commentary August 02, 2018


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(2): 41-43

IMLAD is not a contraindication for OPCAB

Ashraf Fawzy Mahmoud

Short Communication August 02, 2018


Ann Cardiovasc Thorac Surg: 1(2): 39-40

Wall motion score index predicts mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with viable non-functioning myocardium

Yasser Ali Kamal*, Shady EM Al-Elwany, Ahmed MF Ghoneim, Ahmed MK El-Minshawy