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European Journal of Heart Failure

Advancing Knowledge in the Field of Heart Failure Management


The European Journal of Heart Failure (EJHF) is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge in the field of heart failure management.

The journal publishes reviews and editorials to improve the understanding, prevention, investigation and treatment of heart failure. Molecular and cellular biology, pathology, physiology, electrophysiology, pharmacology, as well as clinical, social and population sciences all form part of the discipline.

Fast Facts

  • Editor-in-chief: Marco Metra (IT)
  • Current volume: 23 (year 2021)
  • Issues per subscription: 12
  • Impact Factor 2020:  15.534


Editor in chief History


Name Start Date End Date
Professor John Cleland 01/01/1999 31/12/2004
Professor Karl Swedberg 01/01/2005 31/12/2009
Professor Dirk J. Van Veldhuisen 01/01/2010 31/12/2014
Professor Marco Metra 01/01/2015  
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Most recent articles from EJHF

18 Sep 2021
Effects of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists in HFrEF patients with COPD in EMPHASIS‐HF and RALES
Author(s): Su E Yeoh, Pooja Dewan, Matteo Serenelli, João Pedro Ferreira, Bertram Pitt, Karl Swedberg, Dirk J. Veldhuisen, Faiez Zannad, Pardeep S. Jhund, John JV McMurray
17 Sep 2021
Best of European Journal of Heart Failure at the ESC/HFA Heart Failure Congress 2021
Author(s): Gianluigi Savarese, Marco Merlo, Andrew J.S. Coats, Marco Metra
17 Sep 2021
The Heart Failure Association further develops it educational engagement working together on a Masters of Science in heart failure with St George's Hospital in London
Author(s): Andrew J.S. Coats
17 Sep 2021
Risk and risk reduction in trials of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: absolute or relative?
Author(s): Harriette G.C. Van Spall, Tauben Averbuch, Kevin Damman, Adriaan A. Voors