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The Brazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery (BJCVS) is the official journal of the Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular (SBCCV). It is a bimonthly publication with regular circulation since 1986. The BJCVS is indexed in the database of the Thomson Scientific (ISI), PubMed Central, PubMed/Medline, Redalyc, SciELo Scopus (SCImago), LILACS, LATINDEX, ProQuest. EBSCO and Google Scholar.
The BJCVS aims to record the scientific production in cardiovascular surgery and encourage the study, improve and update the expertise of professionals.
The papers submitted for publication in the BJCVS must be about topics related to cardiovascular surgery and related fields. The journal publishes the following categories of articles: original article, editorial, review article, special article, case report, "how-to articles", short communications, preliminary notes, clinical-surgical correlation articles, experimental work, multimedia and letter to the editor.
Acceptance will be based on originality, significance and scientific contribution. Articles with merely propagandistic or commercial purposes will not be accepted.
The authors are responsible for the content and information contained in their manuscripts. The BJCVS vehemently rejects plagiarism and self-plagiarism, manuscripts in this condition will be summarily excluded from the evaluation process.
When submitting the manuscripts, authors should demonstrate potential conflict of interest, as well as accountability for any violation.
The journal will be published in its entirety on the journal website (www.bjcvs.org) and SciELO (www.scielo.br/rbbcv), with specific links on the SBCCV website (www.sbccv.org.br) and CTSNet (www.ctsnet.org).
Authors’ roles & responsabilities
Freedom of Investigation: I declare that the manuscript was prepared with freedom and independence of outside interests in controlling the design of the study, acquisition of data, and collection, analysis and interpretation of data, and having freedom to fully disclose all results.
The BJCVS adopts the Vancouver Norms - Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals, organized by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), available at: www.icmje.org.
The BJCVS follows the recommendations of the ICMJE.
Submission and Publication Policy
Research with Human Beings and Animals
The BJCVS supports the policies for registration of clinical trials of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), recognizing the importance of these initiatives for the registration and international dissemination of information on clinical trials with open access. Therefore, the clinical research articles will only be accepted for publication if they have received an identification number in one of the Clinical Trial Registries validated by the criteria established by WHO and ICMJE, whose addresses are available on the ICMJE website (http://www.icmje.org/). The identification number should be at the end of the abstract.
Copyright Transfer and Conflict of Interest Statement
Abbreviations and Terminology
Title and Authors. The title in English must be concise and informative. The full names of authors, titles and institutional affiliation of each of them must be provided.
Descriptors: Authors must also include from three to five descriptors. The descriptors are available at http://decs.bvs.br/, which contains terms in Portuguese, Spanish and English or at www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh, for terms in English only.
Manuscript Body. The Original Articles must be divided into the following sections: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements (optional) and References. The Case Reports must be structured in: Introduction, Case Report and Discussion; and the Clinical Surgical Correlations in: Clinical Data, Electrocardiography, Radiogram, Echocardiography, Diagnosis and Operation. The Multimedia section must have the following sections: Patient Characterization and Description of the Technique Employed. The Review Articles and Special Articles can be structured in at authors’ discretion.
References Models – Journal Articles
Organization as Author
No Indication of Authorship
Article Published Electronically Before the Printed Version
Journal Article from the Internet
Limits by Article Type
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