• Vipin Zamvar, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
  • David Taggart, John Radcliffe Hospital

Associate Editors

  • Umar Boston, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine
  • David J Chambers, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Changqing Gao, PLA General Hospital
  • Mattia Glauber, Istituto Clinico Sant’Ambrogio, Milano
  • Shriprakash Kalantri, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Teresa M Kieser, Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary
  • Massimo Lemma, Cardiochirurgia Ospedale Luigi Sacco
  • Franca Melfi, University Hospital of Pisa
  • Fernando Moraes, Federal University of Pernambuco
  • Cleonice Mota, Federal University of Minas Gerais
  • Rene Horsleben Petersen, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet
  • Jai Raman, Rush University Medical Center
  • Hani Shennib, University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Matthias Siepe, The Heart Center, Freiburg University
  • Alper Toker, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Florence Nightingale Hospitals
  • Nizar N Yonan, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust


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Meeting Abstract

Aims & scope

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of research in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

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Dr Menelaos Karanikolas is Assistant Professor of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Patras School of Medicine in Patras, Greece.

Menelaos Karanikola
“In the last three years, we have been increasingly using BioMed Central journals to present our work. This choice is based on a number of factors, including a streamlined online submission process, rigorous peer-review, open access, and relatively short time from submission to publication. As our experiences while publishing in BioMed Central journals such as Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery have been excellent, and the benefits of open access to our research are obvious, I intend to continue publishing much of our work through BioMed Central.”
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