Thoracic Research and Practice

Thoracic Research and Practice (Thorac Res Pract) is the double-blind, peer-reviewed, open access, publication organ of Turkish Thoracic Society. The journal is a bimonthly publication, published on January, March, May, July, September, and November and its publication language is English.
Thoracic Research and Practice started its publication life following the merger of two journals which were published under the titles “Turkish Respiratory Journal” and “Toraks Journal” until 2008. From 2008 to 2022, the journal was published under the title “Turkish Thoracic Journal”. Archives of the journals were transferred to Thoracic Research and Practice.
The aim of the journal is to convey scientific developments and to create a dynamic discussion platform about pulmonary diseases. With this intent, the journal accepts articles from all related scientific areas that address adult and pediatric pulmonary diseases, as well as thoracic imaging, environmental and occupational disorders, intensive care, sleep disorders and thoracic surgery. Clinical and research articles, reviews, statements of agreement or disagreement on controversial issues, national and international consensus reports, abstracts and comments of important international articles, interesting case reports, writings related to clinical and practical applications, letters to the editor, and editorials are accepted.
The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (
Thoracic Research and Practice is indexed in PubMed Central, Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, EMBASE, EBSCO, CINAHL, Gale/Cengage Learning, ProQuest, DOAJ, CNKI and TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index.
Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.
All expenses of the journal are covered by the Turkish Thoracic Society. Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. Advertisement images are published only upon the Editor-in-Chief’s approval.
Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the Turkish Thoracic Society, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.
Open Access Statement
Thoracic Research and Practice is an open access publiction, and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. All published content is available online, free of charge at Authors retain the copyright of their published work in Thoracic Research and Practice. The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) 4.0 International License which permits third parties to share and adapt the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the original work.
Editor in Chief: Oğuz KILINÇ
Address: Department of Chest Diseases, Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey            
E-mail: [email protected]
Editor in Chief: İpek Kıvılcım OĞUZÜLGEN
Address: Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey         
E-mail: [email protected]
Publisher: AVES
Address: Büyükdere Cad., 105/9 34394 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 217 17 00
E-mail: [email protected]
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EISSN 2979-9139