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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.

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Fast Facts

  • Editor-in-chief: Marco Metra (IT)
  • Current volume: 24 (year 2022)
  • Issues per subscription: 12
  • Impact Factor 2021:  17.349


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

22 Sep 2022
How prevalent is cardiac amyloidosis and which patients should be screened?
Author(s): Christian Nitsche
22 Sep 2022
CKD and CKD‐ism in heart failure – what a mess!
Author(s): Pierpaolo Pellicori, Paul R Kalra, Andrew L Clark, Jocelyn M Friday, John GF Cleland
22 Sep 2022
Don't tell your patients where they are, let them tell you
Author(s): Ari Cedars, Susan Joseph
21 Sep 2022
Biomarkers in heart failure clinical trials. A review from the Biomarkers Working Group of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
Author(s): Antoni Bayes‐Genis, Alberto Aimo, Pardeep Jhund, Mark Richards, Rudolf A. Boer, Henrike Arfsten, Iacopo Fabiani, Josep Lupón, Stefan D. Anker, Arantxa González, Vincenzo Castiglione, Marco Metra, Christian Mueller, Julio Núñez, Patrick Rossignol, Andrea Barison, Javed Butler, John Teerlink, Gerasimos Filippatos, Piotr Ponikowski, Giuseppe Vergaro, Faiez Zannad, Petar Seferovic, Giuseppe Rosano, Andrew J.S. Coats, Michele Emdin, James L. Januzzi