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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 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. In particular, the journal publishes articles related to the full spectrum of medical and surgical interest in vascular diseases, including but not limited to acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome, 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 and others pertinent to vascular pathology.

Ownership

The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.

Publishing Model

Gold 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.

Copyright and License to Publish

Articles in VP are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The CC BY 4.0 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.

Copyright is retained by authors. Authors are required to sign a License to Publish (which can be downloaded from the journal's Author Instructions), granting VP, which identifies itself as the original publisher, exclusive rights to publish their articles, and granting any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as the integrity is maintained and the original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.

Editorial Board

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

Editorial Policies

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

Peer Review

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

Publication Ethics Statement

VP is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). We fully adhere its Code of Conduct and to its Best Practice Guidelines.

The Editors of this journal enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to guarantee to add high-quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, image manipulation, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. The Editors of VP take such publishing ethics issues very seriously and are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero-tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.

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 

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