The Journal of Thoracic Disease (JTD, J Thorac Dis, pISSN: 2072-1439; eISSN: 2077-6624) was founded in Dec 2009, and indexed in PubMed in Dec 2011 and Science Citation Index SCI in Feb 2013. It is published quarterly (Dec 2009- Dec 2011), bimonthly (Jan 2012 - Dec 2013), monthly (Jan. 2014-) and openly distributed worldwide. JTD publishes manuscripts that describe new findings in the field to provide current, practical information on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to thoracic disease (lung disease, cardiac disease, breast disease and esophagus disease). Original articles are considered most important and will be processed for rapid review by the members of Editorial Board. Clinical trial notes, Cancer genetics reports, Epidemiology notes and Technical notes are also published. Case reports implying new findings that have significant clinical impact are carefully processed for possible publication. All the submission and reviewing are conducted electronically so that rapid review is assured.
The Official Publication of:
- Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease (GIRD)
- China State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease
- The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University
- Society for Thoracic Disease (STD)
Endorsed by International COPD Coalition (ICC) and China Asthma Alliance.
Review Article on Respiratory Sleep Disorders
Review Article on Pollutional Haze
Letter to the Editor
Review Article on Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Short Communication of Interventional Pulmonology Corner
Below are the latest Journal of Thoracic Disease articles published online ahead of print publication.