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2016 What's new in the EHJ- ACVC

The European Heart Journal of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association

What's new :

  • 6 additonal online issues on top of the 6 print and online!
  • A yearly young prize for young submitters!
  • Open access to outstanding articles selected by the Editor in Chief ( Prof Christiaan Vrints)


June Selection:

Rule-in of acute myocardial infarction: Focus on troponin from the ACCA Study Group on Biomarker  

2015 Selections:

  1. Recent therapeutic trials on fluid removal and vasodilation in acute heart failure
  2. Predictors of one-year mortality at hospital discharge after acute coronary syndromes: A new risk score from the EPICOR (long-tErm follow uP of antithrombotic management patterns In acute CORonary syndrome patients) study
  3. Dyspnoea management in acute coronary syndrome patients treated with ticagrelor


More information about the journal here

YOUNG BEST PAPER PRIZE (submission are closed)

The Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Best Paper Prize for young healthcare professionals involved in Acute Cardiac Care.

 Take the opportunity to get your work recognised and rewarded!

Who Can Apply:

All healthcare professionals involved in the management of Acute Cardiovascular disease below 36 years old.

How To Apply:

Submit your paper to here  in the Young ACCA Best Paper Prize submission catergory

Instructions for authors

Deadline to apply 31 May 2016

The selection of the best paper will be done by EHJ- ACVC Editor in Chief ; Prof Christiaan Vrints and the YOUNG ACCA Group

The announcement of the winner will be communicated by end of June 2016.

The Prize for the Winner:

  • FREE registration to the next ACCA congress in Lisbon, Portugal on 15-17 October
  • Free EHJ- ACVC subscription for 2017
  • Free copy of the Intensive & Acute Cardiac Care Textbook
  • 300 Euros voucher on Amazon or ITunes
  • Opportunity to present your paper during on oral session at the ACCA congress