Thorax (journal)

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Thorax is abstracted and indexed by MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Science Citation Index, Current Contents, Excerpta Medica, and BIOSIS Previews. According to the Journal Citation Reports , the journal has a 2018 impact factor of 10.307. [1]

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  1. "Thorax". 2017 Journal Citation Reports . Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2018.