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European Heart Journal

World leading general cardiology title


The European Heart Journal (EHJ) is the official general cardiology journal of the European Society of Cardiology. 

EHJ aims to publish the highest quality material, both clinical
and scientific, on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine.

In addition to publishing original papers on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine and surgery, EHJ also features reviews, clinical perspectives, ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines and editorial articles about recent developments.

Call for new Editor in Chief

The board of the European Society of Cardiology seeks applications for the position of European Heart Journal - Editor in Chief.

More Information

Application deadline: 16 November 2018

Fast Facts

  • Editor-in-Chief: Thomas F. Lüscher FESC, CH
  • Current volume: 39 (year 2018)
  • Issues per subscription: 48 + supplements
  • Impact Factor 2017: 23.425 (New Record)

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

Most Recent Articles

Direct access to the journal Table of Contents. The European Heart Journal is the official general cardiology journal of the ESC.
14 Nov 2018
Heart failure and its causes: high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy
Author(s):Lüscher T.
14 Nov 2018
This is YOUR ESCThe ESC membership community: a unique, diverse and global group of cardiologists
Author(s):Squarta S, Pinto F.
14 Nov 2018
EHJ 2018 Editorial Board MeetingWith EHJ now the highest-ranking cardiology journal in the world, Mark Nicholls reports from the publication’s 2018 annual board meeting
14 Nov 2018
ESH Annual Meeting 2018Reinhold Kreutz reports on the 28th European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection that took place in Barcelona, Spain, 8–11 June
Author(s):Tsioufis K, Kreutz R.