In order to bring you the best possible user experience, this site uses Javascript. If you are seeing this message, it is likely that the Javascript option in your browser is disabled. For optimal viewing of this site, please ensure that Javascript is enabled for your browser.
Did you know that your browser is out of date? To get the best experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version. Learn more.

We use cookies to optimise the design of this website and make continuous improvement. By continuing your visit, you consent to the use of cookies. Learn more

EHJ - Acute Cardiovascular Care

Ischemic Heart Disease and Acute Cardiac Care

Addresses acute coronary syndromes, cardiogenic shock, cardiac arrest, cardiac arrhythmias and acute heart failure

The European Heart Journal - Acute Cardiovascular Care (EHJ-ACVC) offers a unique integrative approach by combining the expertise of the different subspecialties of cardiology, emergency and intensive care medicine in the management of patients with acute cardiovascular syndromes.

Reading through the journal, cardiologists and all other healthcare professionals can access continuous updates that may help them to improve the quality of care and the outcome for patients with acute cardiovascular diseases.

Visit the journal's home page

The editor in chief, Prof Christiaan Vrints has made a selection of outstanding articles! Read the articles for FREE.


Become an ACCA Member to enjoy even more high-quality articles 

To access all articles from the journal



Contribute to the success of the journal

Please read the instructions to authors before submitting your work.

All Information on how to submit manuscripts can be found here: Instructions to authors.

Submit your paper here

Any correspondence, queries or additional requests for information on the manuscript submission process should be sent to the EHJ:ACVC editorial office as follows:

Professor Christiaan Vrints:

ACCA is pleased to launch a yearly initiative open to all healthcare professionals involved in the management of Acute Cardiovascular disease below 36 years old, the Best Paper Prize for young submitters

Submit your work for the young Best Paper Prize before the end of May 2016.

Don't miss the opportunity to get your work recognised and rewarded. Selection will be made by Professor Christiaan Vrints, Editor in chief of the journal and the Young ACCA group.


The journal has a strong educational focus. In addition to research papers, ample space is devoted to educational materials such as reviews, illustrative clinical cases, practical tips & tricks and how-to articles.

In particular, the following topics are covered:

  1. Acute ischaemic heart disease
  2. Acute heart failure syndromes
  3. Acute valvular heart disease
  4. Cardiac arrhythmias
  5. Acute pericardial disease
  6. Aortic dissection
  7. Acute pulmonary embolism
  8. Acute cardiac care in pregnancy and postpartum
  9. Varia

Scientific contributions related to all aspects of Acute Cardiac Care: education, research, patient care or organisational aspects are welcome.
Editor-in-Chief: Professor Christiaan Vrints, FESC (BE)

EHJ - Cardiovascular Care information

ISSN: 2047-4873
Volume 6 - 2017
8 issues + 6 online only

Special rates for Members of Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA)

  • Combined (print & online): 67 EUR
  • Online only: 50 EUR

Get your copy now on our brand new ACCA store. 

Most recent articles from the EHJ-ACC