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About the Journal

The Journal of Vascular Anomalies (JOVA) is an international peer reviewed open access journal dedicated to the discovery and report of the scientific investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of congenital and acquired human vascular lesions. This contemporary journal aims to provide up-to-date information on vascular anomalies from a broad array of medical, surgical, radiologic and scientific disciplines. Such disciplines include, but not limited to, dermatology, plastic surgery, interventional radiology, otolaryngology, pathology, hematology/oncology, genetics, and laboratory sciences.

In line with its parent organization, the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA), JOVA aims to publish high quality and broadly impactful articles in the spirit of a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and treating vascular disorders. As and open access journal, JOVA desires to inform and educate a global audience on novel approaches, evidence based research, critical reviews and emerging science. Manuscript submissions are open to all physicians, researchers, and health care providers in the space of clinical and biologic vascular sciences.   Contributions will include papers and posters presented at the International ISSVA workshops.

Manuscript categories include:
  1. Original papers
    1. Scientific research (molecular, genetic, histologic)
    2. Clinical study (Prospective, Retrospective, Case Series)
  2. Contemporary review
  3. Evidence based review
  4. How I do it
  5. Case report
  6. Letter to the editor