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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: 8 (year 2021)
  • 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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Most recent articles from ESC HF

15 Sep 2021
Depression mediates physical activity readiness and physical activity in patients with heart failure
Author(s): Pallav Deka, Luis Almenar, Dola Pathak, Leonie Klompstra, Raquel López‐Vilella, Elena Marques‐Sule
14 Sep 2021
Haemodynamic parameters associated with renal function prior to and following heart transplantation
Author(s): Guillaume Baudry, Laurent Sebbag, Juliette Bourdin, Elisabeth Hugon‐Vallet, Antoine Jobbe Duval, Nathan Mewton, Matteo Pozzi, Patrick Rossignol, Nicolas Girerd
15 Sep 2021
Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology position paper on the management of left ventricular assist device‐supported patients for the non‐left ventricular assist device specialist healthcare provider: Part 2: at the emergency department
Author(s): Davor Milicic, Binyamin Ben Avraham, Ovidiu Chioncel, Yaron D. Barac, Eva Goncalvesova, Avishai Grupper, Johann Altenberger, Maria Frigeiro, Arsen Ristic, Nicolaas De Jonge, Steven Tsui, Jacob Lavee, Giuseppe Rosano, Marisa Generosa Crespo‐Leiro, Andrew J.S. Coats, Petar Seferovic, Frank Ruschitzka, Marco Metra, Stefan Anker, Gerasimos Filippatos, Stamatis Adamopoulos, Miriam Abuhazira, Jeremy Elliston, Israel Gotsman, Righab Hamdan, Yoav Hammer, Tal Hasin, Lorrena Hill, Osnat Itzhaki Ben Zadok, Wilfried Mullens, Sanemn Nalbantgil, Massimo Francesco Piepoli, Piotr Ponikowski, Luciano Potena, Arjang Ruhparwar, Aviv Shaul, Laurens F. Tops, Stephan Winnik, Tiny Jaarsma, Finn Gustafsson, Tuvia Ben Gal
14 Sep 2021
Periprocedural changes in natriuretic peptide levels and clinical outcome after transcatheter mitral valve repair
Author(s): Tetsu Tanaka, Refik Kavsur, Maximilian Spieker, Christos Iliadis, Clemens Metze, Patrick Horn, Atsushi Sugiura, Malte Kelm, Stephan Baldus, Georg Nickenig, Ralf Westenfeld, Roman Pfister, Marc Ulrich Becher