Aims & Scope


World Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery (WJCS) is an international journal dedicated to the latest advancements in cardiovascular surgery. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of cardiovascular surgery.


All manuscripts must be prepared in English, and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:


  • · Advances in Percutaneous Techniques to Treat Valvular Disease
  • · Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • · Cardiovascular Diabetology
  • · Cardiovascular Disorders
  • · Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy
  • · Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
  • · Cardiovascular Engineering
  • · Cardiovascular Imaging
  • · Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
  • · Cardiovascular Nursing
  • · Cardiovascular Pathology
  • · Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • · Cardiovascular Psychiatry and Neurology
  • · Cardiovascular Radiation Medicine
  • · Cardiovascular Surgery
  • · Cardiovascular Therapeutics
  • · Cardiovascular Toxicology
  • · Cardiovascular Ultrasound
  • · Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • · Current Trends in Cardiac Surgery
  • · Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
  • · Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • · Robotically Assisted Heart Surgery
  • · Surgical Techniques and Results
  • · Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • · Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine

  • We are also interested in:

    1) Short reports — 2-5 page papers where an author can present either preliminary data or an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper;

    2) Book reviews — Comments and critiques.