International Journal of Thorax

International Journal of Thorax

International Journal of Thorax (IJT) is an open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the dissemination of the latest research and scholarly advances in the field of thoracic surgery. IJT provides a platform for the publication of original research papers and reviews, for discussion and debate of issues in thoracic surgery and related topics.  

Note: An Article Processing Charge (APC) is levied to authors to make a research work available open access in International Journal of Thorax.

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International Journal of Thorax is a comprehensive, peer-reviewed journal that helps disseminate original research work, having a unique aspect of covering many areas which contributes to providing an awareness of research studies of scientists around the globe.

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Welcome to the International Journal of Thorax, a distinguished publication dedicated to advancing knowledge in the field of respiratory science and medicine.


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The International Journal of Thorax encourages a single blind peer review process. Submitted manuscripts undergo a thorough peer-review process by experts in the field. The process is designed to ensure the quality and reliability of published content.

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We welcome original research, reviews, and meta-analyses in the field of Thoracic Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Global Respiratory Health, Immunology in Respiratory Health, Respiratory Medicine, Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Function Tests, Critical Care in Thoracic Medicine, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Thoracic Imaging.

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The International Journal of Thorax takes pride in its distinguished Editorial Board, comprised of leading experts and scholars in the field of respiratory science and medicine. Our Editorial Board plays a pivotal role in maintaining the journal's commitment to excellence, ensuring the dissemination of high-quality research and fostering innovation in the understanding and treatment of thoracic and respiratory conditions.

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The International Journal of Thorax archives represent a dynamic reservoir of knowledge that has significantly contributed to the advancement of respiratory science and thoracic medicine.



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International Journal of Thorax-Implant Dentistry-Hyunmin Choi

Hyunmin Choi

Asan Chung-mu Hospital 381th Road Moon-hwa-ro, Asan city, Chung-nam, South Korea...

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International Journal of Thorax-Pulmonology-Dott Antonio Molino

Dott Antonio Molino

Confirmed University Researcher - Adjunct Professor with the duties of Senior Me...

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International Journal of Thorax-General Thoracic Surgery
-Christophoros Foroulis

Christophoros Foroulis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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International Journal of Thorax- Airway pharmacology and regulation in asthma

-Mohammad Reza Khazdair

Mohammad Reza Khazdair

Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Scie...

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