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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 2019 : 3.902

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

16 Jun 2021
Time to cardiovascular benefits of empagliflozin: a post hoc observation from the EMPA‐REG OUTCOME trial
Author(s): Subodh Verma, Lawrence A. Leiter, Bernard Zinman, Abhinav Sharma, Michaela Mattheus, David Fitchett, Jyothis George, Anne Pernille Ofstad, Mikhail N. Kosiborod, Christoph Wanner, Silvio E. Inzucchi
14 Jun 2021
Response by Shimura et al. to the letter regarding article “Calculated plasma volume status and outcomes in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement”
Author(s): Tetsuro Shimura, Masanori Yamamoto, Kentaro Hayashida
15 Jun 2021
Association of early administration of furosemide with improved oxygenation in patients with acute heart failure
Author(s): Takafumi Mikami, Masanobu Ishii, Nobuyasu Yamamoto, Kyohei Marume, Michikazu Nakai, Soshiro Ogata, Ryota Kaichi, Sou Ikebe, Takayuki Mori, Soichi Komaki, Hiroaki Kusaka, Reiko Toida, Kazumasa Kurogi, Yoshitaka Iwanaga, Hisao Ogawa, Yoshihiro Miyamoto, Kenichi Tsujita
14 Jun 2021
Psychosocial factors, mental health, and coordination capacity in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction compared with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
Author(s): Tarek Bekfani, Jenny Nisser, Steffen Derlien, Ali Hamadanchi, Elisabeth Fröb, Gudrun Dannberg, Michael Lichtenauer, Ulrich C. Smolenski, Gabriele Lehmann, Sven Möbius‐Winkler, Paul Christian Schulze