World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases

ISSN Print: 2164-5329    ISSN Online: 2164-5337

Call For Papers

    Special Issue on Cardiovascular Surgery

    Cardiovascular surgery is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. It is often used to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, with coronary artery bypass grafting); to correct congenital heart disease; or to treat valvular heart disease from various causes, including endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease, and atherosclerosis. It also includes heart transplantation.

    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles on Cardiovascular Surgery. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Coronary artery bypass grafting
    • Heart transplantation
    • Cardiothoracic surgery
    • CABG
    • Cardiopulmonary bypass
    • Open heart surgery
    • Minimally invasive surgery
    • Ventricular assist devices
    • Mitral valve repair
    • Aortic valve replacement and implantation
    • Complications and risk factors

    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.

    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Cardiovascular Surgery should be chosen during your submission.

    According to the following timetable:

    Submission Deadline

    November 29th, 2019

    Publication Date

    January 2020

    For publishing inquiries, please feel free to contact the Editorial Assistant at

    WJCD Editorial Office