is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the publisher of the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
(JTCVS). Brought to you by the same editorial team as JTCVS, JTCVS Open
maintains rigorous standards of peer review and is dedicated to publishing high-quality information for thoracic and cardiac surgeons. JTCVS Open
focuses on developments in acquired cardiac surgery, congenital cardiac repair, thoracic procedures, heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and perioperative management.