Since its launch in March 2019, Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery (CCTS) has been published continuously in 2019 and quarterly since 2020. With the growing recognition of CCTS and our authors' continued support, CCTS’ submissions have continued to increase. As a high-quality academic exchange platform, we are committed to publishing articles quickly, allowing for impactful and potentially practice-changing articles to be available to readers as soon as possible after acceptance. Therefore, we are delighted to inform you that the CCTS will become a bimonthly publication beginning in January 2023. The regular publication months will be February, April, June, August, October, December.
Current Challenges in Thoracic Surgery (ISSN: 2664-3278; Curr Chall Thorac Surg; CCTS; https://ccts.amegroups.org) is an international peer-reviewed journal providing high-quality researches and information related to challenging issues on thoracic surgeries with an aim to improve current diagnosis and treatment of thoracic diseases. The journal focuses on current challenges, controversial issues and intractable situation of thoracic surgeries for pulmonary, tracheal, mediastinal, esophageal, and chest-wall diseases. It also dabbles in related specialties such as pulmonary medicine, transplantation, anesthesiology, pathology, imaging, biology, critical care medicine and nursing. Besides, it encompasses extensive contents of technical development, multidisciplinary approach, precision treatment, perioperative medicine, basic and translational science, and education and training. CCTS will serve as a professional platform for healthcare professionals including surgeons, physicians and scientists to share their research, knowledge and experience.
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