About the Journal

Journal of Thoracic Disease

The Journal of Thoracic Disease (JTD, J Thorac Dis, pISSN: 2072-1439; eISSN: 2077-6624) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, which was founded in Dec 2009. JTD is indexed by Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), PubMed/PubMed Central and Scopus. It is published quarterly (Dec 2009- Dec 2011), bimonthly (Jan 2012 - Dec 2013), monthly (Jan. 2014-). JTD received its impact factor of 2.027 for the year 2018. JTD publishes manuscripts that describe new findings and provide current, practical information on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to thoracic disease. All the submission and reviewing are conducted electronically so that rapid review is assured.

Submission Turnaround Time: 

  • In-house review: 1-3 weeks
  • External peer review: 2-3 months
  • Revision time: 2-4 weeks
  • Publication Ahead of Print: within 1 month after being accepted
  • Formal publication: within 1-3 months after being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority.

JTD is the official publication of:

  • China State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease
  • Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Health (GIRH)
  • The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University
  • The Society of Translational Medicine (STM)

JTD is endorsed by:

  • International COPD Coalition (ICC)
  • China Asthma Alliance (CAA)
  • Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SBCT)
  • Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SICT)
  • Italian VATS Group
  • Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD)

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Update on July 01, 2019