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October 2014

Volume 69

Issue 10

Impact factor: 8.562

Thorax is one of the world's leading respiratory medicine journals, publishing clinical and experimental research articles on respiratory medicine, paediatrics, immunology, pharmacology, pathology, and surgery. Each issue covers topics such as COPD, asthma, smoking, respiratory infection and lung cancer.

Thorax is delighted to announce its new impact factor of 8.562, retaining its 2nd position ranking in the category of the Respiratory System.

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This month the Thorax hot topic looks at cystic fibrosis, read this free article here:

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Impact Factor

We are delighted to announce that Thorax now has an Impact Factor of 8.562! Thanks to our authors, readers, reviewers and editorial team for continuing to make Thorax the best place to publish respiratory research.

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