About the Journal
Annals of Thoracic Medicine (ATM, ISSN 1817-1737) is the official publication of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS), affiliated to King Saud University. It features cutting edge clinical investigations in the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine, such as pulmonology, cardiology, thoracic surgery, transplantation, sleep and breathing, airways disease, and more. The journal also features basic science, special reports, case reports, board review questions, and more. Editorials and communications to the editor explore controversial issues and encourage further discussion by physicians dealing with chest medicine. The journal is published Quarterly at the beginning of each quarter.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
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The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, EMR Index Medicus, Index Copernicus, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science
as reported in the 2015 Journal Citation Reports®
(Thomson Reuters, 2016): 1.235
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About Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Saudi Thoracic Society (STS) is a scientific foundation and a leading resource for the improvement in cardiopulmonary health and critical care in Saudi Arabia. The mission of STS is to promote the prevention and treatment of diseases of the chest through leadership, education, research, and communication. It was established in 2002 and it is affiliated with King Saud University in Riyadh.
Saudi Thoracic Society
Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
E-Mail : email@example.com
Editor – in – Chief
Mohamed S. Al Moamary, MD
Associate Dean, College of Medicine,
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
P.O. Box 84252, Riyadh 11571
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia