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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

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07 Nov 2018
What’s new in the Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial infarction?
Author(s):Thygesen K.
07 Nov 2018
Regenerating the heart
Author(s):Nicholls M.
07 Nov 2018
‘Ten Commandments’ for the 2018 ESC/EACTS Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularization
Author(s):Neumann F, Sousa-Uva M.
07 Nov 2018
Takotsubo: the myth of rapid and complete recovery
Author(s):Dawson D.