ISHLT Links Newsletter

The ISHLT Links Newsletter is a monthly publication emailed to the membership.  For more information, please visit our ISHLT Links Newsletter page (at left).

ISHLT Monograph Series

The ISHLT Monograph Series is an annual hardcover publication of the Society that provides in-depth coverage of the current state of knowledge of a specific topic relevant to heart and lung transplantation and/or end stage heart and lung disease.

The following monograph books have been published and are available to order:

Volume 1: Mechanical Circulatory Support
Volume 2: Pediatric Heart Transplantation
Volume 3 (Part s1 & 2): Advanced Heart Failure
Volume 4: History of International Heart and Lung Transplantation
Volume 5: Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diseases in Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Volume 6: ISHLT Guidelines for the Care of Heart Transplant Recipients
Volume 7: Pediatric Lung Transplantation
Volume 8: ISHLT Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Heart Failure

For more information or to place an order, please visit our Monograph Series page (at left).

The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (JHLT) is the monthly scientific publication of the Society and is a forum that includes basic science, the failing heart, and advanced lung disease. A subscription to the JHLT is included with all memberships. The JHLT is included in the MEDLINE/PubMed and other major abstracting/indexing services. It has a manuscript acceptance rate of approximately 42% and the average manuscript review time is 112 days.

With a 2007 impact factor of 3.087, the JHLT ranks 8th out of the 20 Transplantation journals, 18th out of 74 Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems journals, and 10th out of 34 Respiratory System journals, according to the Journal Citation Reports, published by Thomson Scientific. Please click on the link at the left for more information about the Journal.

In recent years, tremendous progress has been made in the field of intra-thoracic organ transplantation, support, and replacement. The Journal provides detailed coverage of these advances via peer reviewed articles on all aspects of heart and lung transplantation and end-stage heart and lung disease. Topics covered include:
  • preoperative and postoperative evaluation
  • outcome analysis
  • diagnosis and treatment of complications
  • immunosuppressive therapies
  • circulatory assist devices/artificial hearts
  • medical management of patients
  • basic scientific research
  • organ preservation
  • nursing care
The Journal is published 12 times per year and is a benefit of membership in the Society. The February supplement contains the program and abstracts for that year's ISHLT Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. Non-members wishing to subscribe may contact the Publisher:

Elizabeth Perill
Executive Publisher, Surgery
STM Journals
360 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010

Current circulation is approximately 2,710. Advertising is accepted in the Journal, and media kits are available by contacting the publisher. Manuscripts are accepted throughout the year. As of May 1, 2009, please direct all new or revised manuscripts and reviews, and any questions regarding previously submitted manuscripts or reviews, to the new editorial office of Mandeep R. Mehra, MD.  Manuscripts should be submitted for review online via

The new editorial office may be reached at:
Tel: 1-410-328-3140

Text SizeIncrease Font SizeDecrease Font Size