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ESC Heart Failure

Open Access Research on All Aspects of Heart Failure and its Comorbidities: Advancing the Knowledge of Heart Failure Worldwide


ESC Heart Failure is the open access journal of the Heart Failure Association.

The journal improves the understanding, prevention, investigation and treatment of heart failure. Molecular and cellular biology, pathology, physiology, electrophysiology, pharmacology, as well as the clinical, social and population sciences all form part of the discipline that is heart failure.

Fast Facts

  • Editor-in-chief: Prof. Stefan D. Anker (GER)
  • Current volume: 9 (year 2022)
  • Issues per subscription: 4
  • Impact Factor 2020 : 4.411

Editor-in-Chief history

Name Start Date End Date
Professor Stefan D. Anker 01/01/2014  

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Before being published, all manuscripts go through double-blind, peer review by experienced international experts.

Most recent articles from ESC HF

25 Jan 2022
Left ventricular mass index‐to‐QRS‐voltage ratio predicts outcomes in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
Author(s): Yoshiharu Kinugasa, Kensuke Nakamura, Hiroko Kamitani, Masayuki Hirai, Kiyotaka Yanagihara, Masahiko Kato, Toshiyuki Nagai, Tsutomu Yoshikawa, Yoshihiko Saito, Yasuchika Takeishi, Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Toshihisa Anzai
25 Jan 2022
Prognostic significance of insulin resistance in pulmonary hypertension
Author(s): Elahe Zare, Parvaneh Kafshbani, Maryam Chenaghlou, Mehdi Noori, Zahra Ghaemmaghami, Ahmad Amin, Sepideh Taghavi, Nasim Naderi
25 Jan 2022
Age‐related survival after alcohol septal ablation in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
Author(s): Angelika Batzner, Diaa Aicha, Barbara Pfeiffer, Anna Neugebauer, Hubert Seggewiss
25 Jan 2022
The prognostic value of heart rate at discharge in acute decompensation of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
Author(s): Fadel Bahouth, Adi Elias, Itai Ghersin, Emad Khoury, Omer Bar, Haitham Sholy, Johad Khoury, Zaher S. Azzam