Article Processing Charges

Journal Title Article Processing Charges (USD)
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery $1390*
* Editorial, editorial commentary and review articles that are commissioned by Editorial Office are free of charge.
* This APC policy is valid from July 28, 2022.

What do the article-processing charges pay for?

Article-processing charges pay for:

  • Immediate, worldwide open access to the full article text
  • Developing and maintaining electronic tools for peer review and publication
  • Preparation in various formats for online publication
  • Securing inclusion in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), etc., enabling electronic citation in other journals that are available electronically


Updated on July 27, 2022