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Chronic cough: epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management

Guest Editors:
Michael Ghobrial, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Kefang Lai, PhD, MD, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Health, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, China

Submission Status: Open until 27 December 2024

Sex and gender in pulmonary disease

Guest Editors:
Mari Ozaki, PhD, MD, The Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
Pasquale Tondo, MD, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 15 November 2024

Radiomics approaches to lung cancers

Guest Editor
Kim Lori Sandler, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, US

Submission Status: Open until 31 July 2024

Non-invasive critical care procedures

Guest Editors:
Jaber S. Alqahtani, PhD, MD, Department Respiratory Care, Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia
Teresa Renda, MD, PhD, Cardio-Thoraco-Neurovascular Department, San Donato Hospital, Italy
Raffaele Scala, MD, Chief of Pulmonology and RICU, San Donato Hospital, Italy
Gaetano Scaramuzzo, MD, Department of Translational Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 25 July 2024

Connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease

Guest Editors:
Bruno Guedes Baldi: University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil 
Niranjan JeganathanLoma Linda University Health System School of Medicine, US
Jin Woo Song: University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea

Submission Status: Open until 8 July 2024


Occupational lung diseases

Guest Editors:
Renee Carey: Curtin University, Australia
Alice Turner: University of Birmingham, UK
Gareth Walters: University of Birmingham, UK

Brain-lung crosstalk

Guest Editors:
Denise Battaglini: Consultant in Neuro and General Intensive Care, Policlinico San Martino Hospital, Italy
Chiara Robba: Consultant in Neuro and General Intensive Care, Policlinico San Martino Hospital, Italy
James A. Town: Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Sarah Wahlster: Section Head, Neurocritical Care in the Department of Neurology at the University of Washington, Seattle Washington

The Impact of COVID-19 on Lung Cancer Patients

Guest Editors
Michele Mondoni: MD, University of Milan, Italy
Jian Wu: PhD, Zhejiang University, China


Article collection

Bronchiecstasis: The forgotten worldwide epidemic

Collection published: 22 May 2018


Cross journal collection

World Asthma Day 2014: recent insights into asthma

Collection published: 6 May 2014

Cross journal collection

Reviewer acknowledgements 2013

Collection published: 26 February 2014


Cross journal collection

World Asthma Day 2013: it's time to control asthma

Collection published: 3 May 2013

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.5 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.081 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.999 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    33 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    138 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    1,250 Altmetric mentions 

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