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European Heart Journal

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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.

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Combined (print & online): € 229
Online only: €95

Impact Factor Ranking

Impact Factor 2013 = 14.723 (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

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