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Mission Statement: 

The European Heart Journal is the official general cardiology journal of the ESC. The European Heart Journal aims to publish the highest quality material, both clinical and scientific, on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine.

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Presentation and Impact Factor

In addition to publishing original papers on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine and surgery, the Journal also features Reviews, Clinical Perspectives, ESC Guidelines and editorial articles about recent developments in cardiology as well as encouraging correspondence from its readers. 

European Heart Journal information

Editor-in-Chief: Thomas F. Lüscher FESC, CH
ISSN : 0195-668X

Volume 36 - year 2015
48 issues a year + suppl.

Special rates for ESC members:

Combined (print & online): € 229

Online only: €95

Impact Factor Ranking

Impact Factor 2014 = 15.203 (New Record)

1997 = 2.10, 1998 = 3.63,  1999 = 3.21,  2000 = 3.840,  2001 = 5.153,  2002 = 6.131,  2003 = 5.997, 2004=6.247,  2005 = 7.431, 2006 = 7.286, 2007 = 7.924, 2008 = 8.917, 2009= 9.8, 2010 = 10.046, 2011 = 10.478, 2012 = 14.097, 2013=14.723

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European Society
of Cardiology

Les Templiers
2035 Route des Colles
CS 80179 BIOT
06903 Sophia Antipolis
Cedex France