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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 (pdf 147 K)


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 (pdf 151K)

See the Report of the results of the education related questionnaire (pdf 95K)

How to find out more

Download and read the original Background, Rationale and Mission Statement of the Editors' Club (pdf 280K)

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 KardiologjisëLebanon

Heart News


Journal de la Société Algérienne
de Cardiologie

Libya - No official journal

- No official journal

LithuaniaSeminars in Cardiovascular Medicine
(common Baltic journal)

Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift - the Central European Journal of Medicine

Luxembourg - No official journal
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan Journal of CardiologyMacedonia (FYROM)- No official journal
BelarusCardiology in BelarusMalta- No official journal


Acta CardiologicaMoldova- No official journal

Bosnia and  Herzegovina

Medicinski Zurnal

Montenegro- No official journal


Bulgarian Journal of Cardiology


MoroccoRevue Marocaine de Cardiologie 
CroatiaCardiologia CroaticaNetherlandsNetherlands Heart Journal
CyprusKardia Cyprus Heart JournalNorwayHjerteforum
Czech RepublicCor et VasaPolandKardiologia Polska 
DenmarkCardiologisk ForumPortugalRevista Portuguesa de Cardiologia
EgyptEgyptian Heart JournalRomaniaRomanian Journal of Cardiology
EstoniaSeminars in Cardiovascular Medicine
(common Baltic journal)
RussiaRussian Journal of Cardiology
FinlandSydänääni (Heart Beat)San Marino- No official journal
FranceArchives of Cardiovascular Diseases

Archives des maladies du cœur et des vaisseaux Pratique
Serbia Heart and Blood Vessels
GeorgiaCardiology and Internal MedicineSlovakiaCardiology Letters
GermanyBasic Research in Cardiology

Clinical Research in Cardiology

Der Kardiologe
SloveniaSlovenska Kardiologija
GreeceHellenic Journal of CardiologySpainRevista Española de Cardiología
HungaryCardiologia HungaricaSwedenSvensk Cardiologi
Iceland- No official journalSwitzerlandKardiovaskuläre Medizin / Médicine Cardiovasculaire
Ireland- No official journalSyriaHeart Forum (biannual bulletin)
Israel- No official journalTunisiaCardiologie Tunisienne

Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine

Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia

TurkeyArchives of the Turkish
Society of Cardiology
KazakhstanJournal Terapevticheskiy vestnicUkraineUkrainian Journal of Cardiology
KosovoZemra United KingdomHeart
LatviaSeminars in Cardiovascular Medicine
(common Baltic journal)



European Society
of Cardiology

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