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European National Cardiac Journals

You can find all the information you need regarding National Cardiac Society Journals by selecting the country of your interest in the list below

The Editors’ Network – an initiative from National Editors for the benefit of National Editors

The core mission of this ESC Task Force is to facilitate advancement in knowledge and improve the diffusion of scientific, academic and educational contents, as represented through their journals by each National Cardiac Society.
The aim of this 'network' initiative is to enhance the collaboration among NSCJ Editors, whilst guaranteeing the independence, identity and specificity of each national journal.

In September 2008, the NSCJ Editors' Network initiative was fully and officially recognised and validated by the ESC Board 2008-2010. Vice-President for National Cardiac Societies at the ESC Board is responsible for the reporting of the activities at the ESC Board level.

Conflict of Interest Article

Conflict of interest is a hot editorial topic and is also an initiative raised by ICMJE (The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors).

The Editors' Network task force has launced this initiative via an extensive questionnaire in order to get a clear general picture of how the conflict of interest issue is currently handled and what is expected of the journals in our network. The results fo this survey, which was already presented during the Editors' Network meeting during the ESC Congress 2010, will result in a detailed report and and article for consideration by all NSCJ Editors.
As of June 2012, this article was published in 30 National Cardiac Societies journals, 10 Affiliated Cardiac Societies journals and in the European Heart Journal.

Read the article Conflict of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals 


During the summer of 2009, the majority of NCVJ editors and several editors among the Affiliated Cardiac Societies answered an extensive questionnaire on education issues, initiated by an article entitled 'The Role of European National Journals in Education' (main author P. Mills). Amendments were made to the paper via comments from several editors and the paper is now being published simultaniously in 28 national journals (November 2009 - January 2010) with all editors having consented to publishing as co-authors.

Read the article The Role of European National Journals in Education 

See the Report of the results of the education related questionnaire 

How to find out more

Download and read the original Background, Rationale and Mission Statement of the Editors' Club 

Task Force of the Editors' Network

Fernando Alfonso, FESC (ES) - Chairperson 
Giuseppe Ambrosio, FESC (IT)
Fausto J Pinto, FESC (PT)
Adam Timmis, FESC (UK)
Panos Vardas, FESC (GR)
Hugo Ector, FESC (BE)


National Cardiac Society Cardiovascular Journals information


Title of National Journal(s)


Title of National Journal(s)


Revista Shqiptare e Kardiologjisë Lebanon

Heart News


Journal de la Société Algérienne
de Cardiologie

Libya - No official journal

- No official journal

Lithuania Seminars in Cardiovascular Medicine
(common Baltic journal)

Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift - the Central European Journal of Medicine

Luxembourg  - No official journal
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Journal of Cardiology Macedonia (FYROM) - No official journal
Belarus Cardiology in Belarus Malta - No official journal


Acta Cardiologica Moldova - No official journal

Bosnia and  Herzegovina

Medicinski Zurnal

Montenegro - No official journal


Bulgarian Journal of Cardiology


Morocco Revue Marocaine de Cardiologie 
Croatia Cardiologia Croatica Netherlands Netherlands Heart Journal
Cyprus Kardia Cyprus Heart Journal Norway Hjerteforum
Czech Republic Cor et Vasa Poland Kardiologia Polska 
Denmark Cardiologisk Forum Portugal Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia
Egypt Egyptian Heart Journal Romania Romanian Journal of Cardiology
Estonia Seminars in Cardiovascular Medicine
(common Baltic journal)
Russia Russian Journal of Cardiology
Finland Sydänääni (Heart Beat) San Marino - No official journal
France Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases

Archives des maladies du cœur et des vaisseaux Pratique
Serbia  Heart and Blood Vessels
Georgia Cardiology and Internal Medicine Slovakia Cardiology Letters
Germany Basic Research in Cardiology

Clinical Research in Cardiology

Der Kardiologe
Slovenia Slovenska Kardiologija
Greece Hellenic Journal of Cardiology Spain Revista Española de Cardiología
Hungary Cardiologia Hungarica Sweden Svensk Cardiologi
Iceland - No official journal Switzerland Kardiovaskuläre Medizin / Médicine Cardiovasculaire
Ireland - No official journal Syria Heart Forum (biannual bulletin)
Israel - No official journal Tunisia Cardiologie Tunisienne

Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine

Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia

Turkey Archives of the Turkish
Society of Cardiology
Kazakhstan Journal Terapevticheskiy vestnic Ukraine Ukrainian Journal of Cardiology
Kosovo Zemra United Kingdom Heart
Latvia Seminars in Cardiovascular Medicine
(common Baltic journal)


European Society
of Cardiology

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