Aims & Scope

Annals of Thoracic Surgery Short Reports ("Annals Short Reports") welcomes a wide range of short-form original research related to clinical advances, current surgical methods, controversial topics and techniques, case and image reports, for adult acquired and congenital cardiovascular disease, thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, perioperative medicine, as well as education and training, with a special emphasis on digital media and supplemental content, designed for easy and open sharing of data, results, and content across our social media and other channels in coordination with our publisher, Elsevier.

Annals Short Reports aims to attract sound science-emerging data, pilot studies, clinical trial protocol and design studies, new technologies, techniques, education curriculums, and methodology and case reports. Annals Short Reports is committed to providing a new venue for cardiothoracic surgeons to relate experiences in a modern approach which will help improve patient care.