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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.

Fast Facts

  • Editor-in-Chief: Thomas F. Lüscher FESC, CH
  • Current volume: 40 (year 2019)
  • 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.

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