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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 2019:  11.627


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 01/01/2018  
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Most recent articles from EJHF

17 Jun 2021
Obesity, venous capacitance, and venous compliance in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
Author(s): Hidemi Sorimachi, Daniel Burkhoff, Frederik H. Verbrugge, Kazunori Omote, Masaru Obokata, Yogesh N.V. Reddy, Naoki Takahashi, Kenji Sunagawa, Barry A. Borlaug
17 Jun 2021
Prevalence and outcome of patients with acute myocarditis and positive viral search on nasopharyngeal swab
Author(s): Enrico Ammirati, Marisa Varrenti, Giacomo Veronese, Diana Fanti, Alice Nava, Manlio Cipriani, Patrizia Pedrotti, Andrea Garascia, Maurizio Bottiroli, Fabrizio Oliva, Manuela Bramerio, Silvio Veronese, Cristina Giannattasio, Emanuela Bonoldi, Carlo F. Perno, Paolo G. Camici, Maria Frigerio
17 Jun 2021
Dosing of losartan in men versus women with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: the HEAAL trial
Author(s): João Pedro Ferreira, Marvin A. Konstam, John J.V. McMurray, Javed Butler, Nicolas Girerd, Patrick Rossignol, Abhinav Sharma, Adriaan A. Voors, Carolyn S.P. Lam, Milton Packer, Faiez Zannad
16 Jun 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