Aims and Scope

The Current Thoracic Surgery is a current periodical, peer-reviewed and open access official e- journal of the Turkish Society of Thoracic Surgery which its funded and published three times annually. In April, August and December. The language of the journal is English.

The Current Thoracic Surgery is dedicated to publishing clinical research, clinical analysis, laboratory and experimental studies, editorials, invited current reviews, case reports, interesting images and “How to Do It” papers.

The journal is based on independent and unbiased double-blinded peer-reviewed principles. Only unpublished papers that are not under review for publication elsewhere can be submitted. Current Thoracic Surgery does not accept multiple submission and duplicate submission even though the previous one was published in a different language. The authors are responsible for the scientific content of the material to be published. The Current Thoracic Surgery reserves the right to request any research materials on which the paper is based.

The Current Thoracic Surgery encourages and enables academicians, researchers, specialists to publish their valuable research in branches of general thoracic surgery, thoracic disease and thoracic surgery anesthesia. The primary aim of the journal is to publish original articles with high scientific and ethical quality and serve as a good example of medical publications in the World.

The Editorial Board of the Current Thoracic Surgery and the Publisher adheres to the principles of the International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), the Council of Science Editors (CSE), the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the US National Library of Medicine (NLM), the World Medical Association (WMA), the US Office of Research Integrity (ORI), the European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE).

All articles are available in PDF format on our website (www. http://cts.tgcd.org.tr/) and can be downloaded free of charge.

OPEN ACCESS POLICY

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supporting a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/. By “open access” to (peer-reviewed research literature), we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution and the only role for copyright in this domain, is given to authors to retain control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

 

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