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International Society for the
Study of Vascular Anomalies

Journal of Vascular Anomalies (JoVA)

The Journal of Vascular Anomalies (JoVA) is the official journal of ISSVA and is an online-only, open access journal. 

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Gresham Richter

JoVA is now indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and moving towards Pubmed Central indexing.

Hassle Free: JoVA is also honoring “Hassle Free” submissions. They are happy to review articles not yet formatted exactly to JoVA publishing guidelines.*
*If accepted, then authors will need to comply with JoVA format

Article processing charges: JOVA is an open access, peer-reviewed journal. To provide open access, the journal charges publication fees for each article published. These fees cover the expenses incurred by publication, including the peer-review process, journal production and publication, and hosting and archiving fees. Fees vary by article type. The APCs for JOVA are as shown below. ISSVA members pay at discounted rate of $250 USD. Membership will be verified at acceptance.

Article Type Non-ISSVA Members ISSVA Members
Full Length-Basic Science or Clinical Articles $1,390 $250
Review Articles $1,390 $250
Guideline and Consensus Statements $1,390 $250
Case Reports/Series $850 $250
Short Communications $850 $250
Editorials $850 $250
Letters to the Editor $850 $250
How I do It” Articles $850 $250

The following article types are considered for publication:

  1. Original papers
    • Scientific research (molecular, genetic, histologic) (maximum of 4,000 words)
    • Clinical study (Prospective, Retrospective, Case Series) (maximum of 4,000 words)
  2. Evidence based review (maximum of 3,000 words)
  3. Contemporary review (Perspectives) (maximum of 3,000 words)
  4. How I do it (maximum of 1,500 words)
  5. Case report (maximum of 1,000 words)
  6. Letter to the editor (maximum of 1,000 words)

Please Submit an Article Today!

Last updated: October 27, 2023