About the Journal

Vessel Plus (VP) is an international peer-reviewed, open access, online journal.

Aims and Scope

The journal is expected to provide an open academic platform for exchange of knowledge, ideas, and latest researches among scholars worldwide to make a truly top-tier journal in this field. 
The journal publishes articles related to the full spectrum of medical and surgical interest in vascular diseases, including acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), aneurysm, atherosclerosis, hypertension, stroke, thrombosis, ischemic heart disease, peripheral vascular or pulmonary vascular diseases, as well as genetic diseases such as Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome, Cystic Fibrosis, Ehlers-Danlos, Marfan, Parkes-Weber, or Klippel-Trénaunay Syndrome. This journal focuses on the latest clinical and basic research on the prevention, treatment, prognosis, and mechanisms of diseases of the blood vessels including original articles, case reports, commentaries, and expert reviews in molecular biology, physiology, and pathophysiology of the blood vessels.


The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.

Open Access

All articles published by VP are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access. Articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY). The CC BY allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source. 
Authors retain the copyright of their works as well as the rights to make certain uses of the works.

Editorial Board

For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.

Editorial Policies

All manuscripts submitted to VP should adhere to OAE's Editorial Policies.

Peer Review

The journal adheres to rigorous peer review process and undergoes single-blind peer review. For more details, please refer to Editorial Process and Peer Review Guidelines.

Journal Information and Statistics

  • Launch date: March 31, 2017 
  • Publication model: Open access 
  • ISSN 2574-1209 (Online)
  • Digital archive: Portico 
  • Frequency: Continuously published 
  • DOI: 10.20517/2574-1209 
  • Average time from submission to first decision: 42 days 
  • Average time from acceptance to online publication: 12 days 


    All articles published in VP are included in:
  • Chaoxing "Domain" Publishing Platform 
  • CNKI 
  • Google Scholar 
  • J-Gate 
  • ResearchBib 
  • Worldcat


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