International Journal of Thorax

About The Journal

Journal Overview

International Journal of Thorax (IJT) is an open access journal to exchange critical knowledge and important clinical developments in thoracic medicine and research. The journal is dedicated to the advancement of thoracic care and research, and its objective is to ensure the rapid dissemination of research findings to clinicians and scientists.


International Journal of Thorax publishes articles on topics related to the medical field, including medical sciences such as cardiology, neurology, radiology, endocrinology, pathology, oncology, anesthesiology, and clinical pharmacology. In addition to its original research articles, IJT also publishes short communications and editorials discussing topics of interest to a wide array of researchers in the field of thoracic. All submissions to IJT are reviewed by an editorial board of experts from different parts of the world and each article is edited according to the standards of the journal. IJT is proud to be an open-access journal, offering its readers articles that are freely available online.



Publication in IJT can help authors to reach out to a larger audience, especially those from developing countries who may not have access to the latest works in the field.


Authors are also encouraged to review articles published in their archives as part of their own contributions to the research community.


Instructions for authors

Authors of the International Journal of Thorax (IJT) are encouraged to submit manuscripts relevant to thorax, respiratory, and pulmonary medicine. The journal accepts research and reviews articles from experimental, clinical, and basic science areas. All submissions should be written in English and must adhere to the ethical standards of publication. All manuscripts should be submitted via the online submission system and accompanied by a cover letter. Authors should follow the Instructions for Authors for detailed information on the format of submission. Manuscripts must be well-structured, with clear, concise, and accurate language, free of any language or typographical errors. International Journal of Thorax (IJT) is committed to ensuring a fair, constructive, and friendly peer-review process in order to maintain the quality of the journal.


Editorial Board

The journal is managed by a dedicated team of editors, including members of its esteemed Editorial Board. The editorial board consists of leading medical professionals and scientists who maintain the highest standard for the journal. They are responsible for selecting topics, providing feedback to authors, and more.


Submissions to the International Journal of Thorax (IJT) are rigorously peer-reviewed, aiming to ensure they are of the highest quality. Manuscripts are accepted from all over the world, from experienced authors. The journal publishes original research in the form of articles, as well as reviews, case reports, and commentaries.


Article Processing Charges

International Journal of Thorax (IJT) encourages authors to submit their original, high-quality research articles by publishing with minimum article processing fees.


Article Submission Procedure

The International Journal of Thorax (IJT) is a journal created to provide up-to-date research in all areas of the thorax. The journal welcomes articles ranging from fundamental research to clinical practice, including clinical trials, epidemiological studies, and case reports. 


The journal's aim is to promote and improve the clinical practice of thoracic surgery. It encourages researchers to publish their work and to widely disseminate their findings. The International Journal of Thorax (IJT) accepts articles for publication in the English language only. Interested authors are encouraged to submit their work electronically via the journal's online submission system. The authors should adhere to the journal's instructions for authors to ensure that their work is in line with the journal's high editorial standards. All accepted manuscripts will be published online immediately after the completion of the peer-review process.



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