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Mission Statement:

The European Journal of Heart Failure, published on behalf of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge in the field of heart failure management.

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Presentation and Impact Factor

The European Journal of Heart Failure publishes original articles, short reports, reviews and editorials on molecular and cellular biology, pathology, (electro)physiology, and pharmacology, as well as the clinical, social and population sciences which together form the discipline that is heart failure.
The journal's first issue was published in January 1999.

The journal is published 12 times a year since 2007 and occasional supplements are published each year.

European Journal of Heart Failure information

2015 Editor-in-Chief: Marco Metra, IT

2014 Editor-in-Chief: Dirk van Veldhuisen, NL

ISSN : 1388-9842
Volume 17 - year 2015
12 issues

Special rates 2015 for:

ESC Members: combined (print & online): €152
HFA Basic Members: combined (print & online): €99
HFA Full & Online Members: in addition to the online subscription included in the HFA Full and Online memberships, the PAPER copy of the journal can be purchased for €50

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Impact Factor Ranking

Impact Factor 2013 = 6.577 (new record)

2011= 4.896, 2010 = 4.512, 2009 = 3.706, 2008 = 3.398, 2007 = 2.986, 2006 = 3.242, 2005 = 3.546, 2004 = 2.796, 2003 = 2.938, 2002 = 2.134, 2001 = 2.122, 2012 = 5.247

The European Journal of Heart Failure is abstracted/indexed by Science Citation Index, Index Medicus, and MEDLINE.

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