Aims & Scope

Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: A Comparative Atlas: A Comparative Atlas provides technique-based articles in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery by renowned surgeons in the field, presented in atlas format. Each issue of the quarterly publication contains articles in adult, congenital, and general thoracic surgery and may include transplantation techniques within individual sections. Articles are often paired to explore a single topic in a point/counterpoint approach. Numerous original line drawings, intraoperative photographs, and imaging studies are included in each issue to illustrate the different operative approaches.