Article Processing Charges

Journal Title

Article Processing Charges (USD)

Journal of Thoracic Disease

$890*(Before the year of 2018)
$1390* (Starting from January 1st, 2018)

* All invited articles are free of charge. However, Guest Editors and Authors of Focused Issues should note processing fees will apply to Original Articles, Case Reports, Surgical Technique or Technical Note.


What do the article-processing charges pay for?

Article-processing charges pay for:

  • Immediate, worldwide open access to the full article text

  • Developing and maintaining electronic tools for peer

    review and publication

  • Preparation in various formats for print & online publication

  • Securing inclusion in PubMed/MEDLINE, PubMed Central (PMC), Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Crossref, ScholarOne and Google Schollar etc., enabling electronic citation in other journals that are available electronically