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Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences

Online ISSN: 2514-9857


Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences is a bimonthly, open access, peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts on all aspects of Heart, Lungs, and Vascular medicine.

CVS operate a system of rapid review process and publication which aims to increase the visibility to provide freely accessible research information worldwide. Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, case reports, innovations in clinical practice, letters and drug clinical trial studies.

CVS welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.cvs@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by CVS, is properly cited.

Editor in chief


Will be updated soon.

Editorial Board


Wilbert S. Aronow

Professor
Director of Cardiology Research
New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY
USA

Asweto Collins Otieno PhD

Capital Medical University
Beijing
China

Seyed Khosrow Tayebati PhD

University of Camerino
Italy


Marika Massaro PhD

Institute of Clinical Physiology
Italian National Research Council
Italy

Changdong Wang MD,PhD

State University of New York
New York
USA

Ismaeel Muhamed MS,PhD

North Carolina State University
USA


Toshiharu Shinoka

Professor
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Ohio State University, USA
Visiting Professor Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Tokushima
Japan

Marco Matteo Ciccone

Department of Emergency and Organs Transplantation (DETO)
Section of Cardiovascular Diseases
Policlinical Hospital, University of Bari
Italy

Ajay Kumar Sharma

Research Fellow
Cardiovascular Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School Boston Massachusetts
USA


Francisco R Breijo-Marquez

Professor, Department-in-Chief
Department of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology
Murcia University School of Medicine
Spain

Sasikanth Adigopula

Medical Director, Heart Failure
Banner Health, Colorado,
USA

Rosa Sessa

Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases
Sapienza University, Rome
Italy


Liwen Jobs

Affiliated Hospital of Guangdong Medical University
China

Ghassan M. Baslaim

Department of Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital
Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

In Press

Volume 2, Issue 1


Valve replacement in children report event, on- x valve mechanical, university hospital san ignacio-2014

Giovanny Rios Juan Correa

Research Article-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

February 8, 2018


Single Dose Cold Blood Cardioplegia in Adult Patients: rationale and technique description

Molina GR Correa JR Rios EG Abello SJ

Research Article-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

February 8, 2018


Evaluation of an MR-conditional “cardio stepper” for cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Stefan Bachler Florian Mosbach Hannes Gatterer Martin Burtscher Klemens Mairer

Research-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

December 11, 2017


Bigger is not always better: The consequences of High-flow hemodialysis arterial-venous fistula (Mega fistula)

Awad Magbri Shaukar Rashid Balhinder Brar

Case Report-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

March 27, 2018


Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 2


Shehata's solution for the ex vivo lung preservation; it sounds very good

Mohamed S. A. Mohamed

Minireview-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

December 22, 2017


Traditional predictors of in-hospital mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting: Current status

Yasser Ali Kamal Shady Al-Elwany Ahmed Ghoneim Ahmed El-Minshawy

Review-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

December 22, 2017


Fifteen-year experience in the surgical management of right atrial myxoma

Hassane Abdallah Justin Michetti Hussam Ashour Sherif El Hendawy Khalid Al Khamees Philippe Demers Raymond Cartier

Research-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

December 31, 2017


Archive


Volume 1

Evaluation of an MR-conditional “cardio stepper” for cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Stefan Bachler Florian Mosbach Hannes Gatterer Martin Burtscher Klemens Mairer

Research-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

December 11, 2017


Shehata's solution for the ex vivo lung preservation; it sounds very good

Mohamed S. A. Mohamed

Minireview

December 22, 2017


Traditional predictors of in-hospital mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting: Current status

Yasser Ali Kamal Shady Al-Elwany Ahmed Ghoneim Ahmed El-Minshawy

Review

December 22, 2017


Fifteen-year experience in the surgical management of right atrial myxoma

Hassane Abdallah Justin Michetti Hussam Ashour Sherif El Hendawy Khalid Al Khamees Philippe Demers Raymond Cartier

Research

December 31, 2017


Obstructive sleep apnea and non-sustained ventricular tachycardia in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and mild left ventricular dysfunction

Márcio Galindo Kiuchi Shaojie Chen

Research Article-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

April 05, 2017


Verification of valved hybrid fractal stent functionality for use in cerebral endovascular therapy

Akihiko Ichikawa Kohei Shimogaito Takashi Kubo Toshio Fukuda Motoharu Hayakawa Huang Qiang

Research Article-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

July 14, 2017


An unusual complication of radioactive iodine therapy-stroke

Sadia Ashraf Mili Shah Rushikesh Shah Divey Manocha Nidhi Bansal

Case Report-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

August 26, 2017


The acute respiratory distress syndrome after major cardiac surgery - Case report

Kabil Edin Mujičić Ermina Štraus Slavenka Granov Nermir Bedrudin Banjanović Granov Sanja

Case Report-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

August 28, 2017


Kawasaki Disease: The Coronary Affection Perspective

Manal F Elshamaa

Review Article-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences (CVS)

August 29, 2017


Submit Manuscript


CVS welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.cvs@oatext.com

Publication Charges


Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences are GBP 960.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.