Announcements

Posted: 2017-07-24

Welcome to join us on IASLC 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer

Welcome to join us on IASLC 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer

Posted: 2017-01-23

The 27th Annual Congress of the ATCSA will be held at Melbourne, Australia

The 27th Annual Congress of the ATCSA will be held at Melbourne, Australia

Posted: 2016-12-26

2017 Australasian Thoracic Aortic Symposium will be held in Melbourne on 18-20 May 2017

2017 Australasian Thoracic Aortic Symposium will be held in Melbourne on 18-20 May 2017

Posted: 2016-11-30

Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ACS) is indexed on Scopus

Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ACS) is indexed on Scopus

Posted: 2016-09-06

AME Publishing Company successfully closed Series A funding of 4 million USD

AME Publishing Company successfully closed Series A funding of 4 million USD

Posted: 2016-05-05

Join us at the 96th Annual Meeting of American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)!

Join us at the 96th Annual Meeting of American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)!

Posted: 2015-10-19

Surgery of The Thoracic Aorta - Eight Postgraduate Course

9-10th November 2015
Bologna - Italy
Preliminary Programme now available

Posted: 2013-09-02

ACS is now indexed by PubMed Central

The Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery is now indexed by PubMed Central, an online journal repository. Authors publishing in ACS will enjoy maximum exposure of their research and garner a broader audience of readers and contributors.

Posted: 2013-05-20

Liverpool Aortic Surgery Symposium V - New Frontiers

The Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (UK) is proud to announce the biennial Liverpool Aortic Surgery Symposium V – New Frontiers.

Posted: 2013-05-09

ACS App ready for download

Readers can now get free access to Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ACS) through the iPhone ACS App.

Posted: 2013-03-11

ACS & Covidien VATS Lobectomy Video Contest in China

The 20th Anniversary VATS Lobectomy Conference was held in Edinburgh on November 1-3, 2012. Main Objective of the meeting was to reach a consensus pertaining to conceptual and technical aspects of Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Resection. The process was based on the level of current evidence in each conflicting point, using Delphi Methodology. Topics covered included: How did the experts start VATS lobectomy in the first place? – an interview conducted by Joel Dunning; Techniques on VATS lobectomy, focusing on Cedars Sinai technique, Copenhagen technique, Edinburgh technique, and Duke technique; Exploring technical tips and tricks on anterior approach, posterior approach, and nodal clearance. A Consensus Statement was generated on the following critical points: Eligibility for VATS lobectomy, Preoperative workup, Lymph node management, etc. At the meeting, the initial results of the Cross-sectional Survey on Lobectomy Approach (X-sola) Study (more than 800 thoracic surgeons participated in this study) were also presented.

Posted: 2013-02-17

2nd VATS Lobectomy Symposium Innsbruck, Austria

An update on our successful VATS-Meeting in 2010 – “From Beginners – For Beginners” will be held from April 18th – 19th 2013, Austria. Europe’s leading VATS surgeons, Dr. Henrik J. Hansen and Dr. William S. Walker will discuss new developments, including VATS sleeve resections and segmental resections with you.

Posted: 2013-01-04

Focused Issue: Malignant pleural mesothelioma, Vol 1, No 4 (Nov 2012)

The November issue of Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery presents the latest research on malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM).

Posted: 2013-01-04

Focused Issue: Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Vol 1, No 3 (Sep 2012)

Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair has been the intense focus of surgeons over the past few decades; various approaches, surgical techniques, and novel technologies have been proposed and tried over the years, yet significant morbidities remain.

Posted: 2013-01-04

Focused Issue: Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation, Vol 1, No 2 (July 2012)

Transcathether Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), one of the recent revolutionary innovations in cardiac surgery, truly epitomises the patient-centered paradigm of minimally invasive surgery and the technological breakthroughs of the past few decades.

Posted: 2013-01-04

Inaugural Issue: Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Resection, Vol 1, No 1 (May 2012)

This inaugural issue of the Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery delves into the fast-evolving field of minimally invasive pulmonary resections. 

Posted: 2012-09-30

Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ACS) – Call for Videos

"Masters of Cardiothoracic Surgery” is a featured section of the ACS. It comprises of narrated videos provided by specialist surgeons. This is designed to present a detailed "how to" multimedia manual for operative procedures. The submitted videos of each article must be accompanied by voiceover and descriptive text.

Posted: 2012-07-16

Upcoming issues of the Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ACS)

It is our great pleasure to announce the following upcoming issues of the Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ACS):

Posted: 2012-07-16

Cross-sectional Survey on Lobectomy Approach (Xsola) study

We would like to sincerely thank those who completed the Cross-sectional Survey on Lobectomy Approach (Xsola) study.

Posted: 2012-05-24

Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery - Message from the Editors-in-Chief

The Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (ACS) is a bi-monthly peer-reviewed publication that is dedicated to the advancement of cardiothoracic surgery. It is our goal to create a journal with a unique structure and format, which will provide tremendous improvement in our ongoing understanding and sharing of knowledge.

Posted: 2012-03-14

Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery – Online and Print

The ACS is a bi-monthly peer-reviewed publication, dedicated to the field of cardiothoracic surgery. The primary objective of the ACS is to provide critical analysis and a comprehensive overview of contemporary topics within cardiothoracic surgery. This is accomplished through the unique and innovative format of each published issue. Each issue is over-seen by a special Guest Editor and is thoroughly explored through specifically categorized sections: Systematic Reviews, Original Studies, Research Highlights, Perspectives, Safeguards and Pitfalls, Illustrated Articles and a special multimedia section “Masters of Cardiothoracic Surgery”, which features operative videos provided by renowned surgeons.