Annals of Thoracic Medicine Official publication of the Saudi Thoracic Society, affiliated to King Saud University
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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.

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Impact Factor for 2014 is 1.803

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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.  

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Saudi Thoracic Society
P.O.Box: 106911
Riyadh 11676
Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
966-1-2488966 (Phone)
966-1-467-2558 (Fax)
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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

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