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European Heart Journal (EHJ)

The world's leading publication in general cardiology

The European Heart Journal (EHJ) is the official general cardiology journal of the European Society of Cardiology.  It is the leading publication for cardiovascular medicine, covering both clinical and scientific aspects.

EHJ features original papers, reviews, clinical perspectives, ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines and articles about recent developments.

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Fast Facts

  • Editor-in-chief: Filippo Crea FESC, IT
  • Current volume: 45 (year 2024)
  • Issues per subscription: 48 plus supplements
  • Impact Factor 2022: 39.3

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Editor-in-Chief History

Name Start Date End date
Professor D.G Julian 01/01/1980  30/08/1988
Professor D.G Julian and H.E Kulbertus 01/09/1988  31/01/1989
Professor H.E Kulbertus  01/02/1989  31/12/1994
Professor Kim Fox 01/01/1995 31/12/2002
Professor Frans Van de Werf 01/03/2003 31/12/2008
Professor Thomas Lüescher 01/01/2009 30/06/2020
Professor Filippo Crea  01/07/2020  


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