About the Journal

Journal of Thoracic Disease

The Journal of Thoracic Disease (JTD, J Thorac Dis, pISSN: 2072-1439; eISSN: 2077-6624) was founded in Dec 2009, and indexed in PubMed in Dec 2011 and Science Citation Index SCI in Feb 2013. It is published quarterly (Dec 2009- Dec 2011), bimonthly (Jan 2012 - Dec 2013), monthly (Jan. 2014-) and openly distributed worldwide. The first impact factor of JTD was released this year at 1.783. JTD publishes manuscripts that describe new findings and provide current, practical information on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to thoracic disease. All the submission and reviewing are conducted electronically so that rapid review is assured.

JTD is the official publication of:
Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease (GIRD)
The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University
The Society for Thoracic Disease (STD)

JTD is endoresed by:
International COPD Coalition (ICC)
China Asthma Alliance (CAA)