Publications - Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation


The Society publishes the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (JHLT) through the hard work of the JHLT Editorial Board. Online access to the full text of the JHLT is available free of charge to ISHLT members and JHLT subscribers.

  1. Go to and click on "Register" then select "Register as a Guest". This will create a username and password that you will use to access your JHLT subscription online.
  2. After successfully registering, click on "Claim Subscription", check the box that says "I receive my subscription through a society membership" then type in your ISHLT member number and your last name.
  3. Once your ISHLT membership is confirmed, you will get a message that "Claim was successful".  You can then access the JHLT online.
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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 included in MEDLINE/Index Medicus, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, and Current Contents/Clinical Medicine.

The Journal is published 12 times per year and is a benefit of membership in the Society. The April supplement contains the program and abstracts for that year's Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. Non-members wishing to subscribe may contact the Publisher:

Elizabeth Perill
Executive Publisher
Health & Medical Sciences, STM Journals
230 Park Avenue
Suite 800
New York, NY  10169
(212) 633-3833

Andrew Berin
Publishing Director
Health & Medical Sciences, STM Journals
230 Park Avenue
Suite 800
New York, NY  10169
(212) 633-3833

Current circulation is 2,710. Advertising is accepted in the Journal, and media kits are available by contacting the publisher.

JHLT accepts online submission of original manuscripts.  For detailed instructions on manuscript submission, go to  Further questions may be directed to the JHLT editorial office by email to

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