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Become a Heart Failure Expert

Applications for the 3rd Ed. of the Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure are now open.
Limited seats available. Deadline: 15 September 2017.

Postgraduate Course

European Journal of Heart Failure

Heart Failure (HF)

Advancing knowledge in the field of heart failure management

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Mission Statement 

The European Journal of Heart Failure, published on behalf of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge in the field of heart failure management.

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Presentation and Impact Factor

The European Journal of Heart Failure publishes original articles, short reports, reviews and editorials on molecular and cellular biology, pathology, (electro)physiology, and pharmacology, as well as the clinical, social and population sciences which together form the discipline that is heart failure.

The journal's first issue was published in January 1999.

The journal is published 12 times a year since 2007 and occasional supplements are published each year.

European Journal of Heart Failure information

Editor-in-Chief: Marco Metra, IT

ISSN : 1388-9842

Volume 19 - year 2017

12 issues

Special rates 2017 for HFA members:

The European Journal of Heart Failure is only available to HFA members. Get more information and join the association here. 

Impact Factor Ranking

Impact Factor 2016 = 6.968

2015 = 5.135, 2014 = 6.526, 2013=6.577, 2012 = 5.247, 2011= 4.896, 2010 = 4.512, 2009 = 3.706, 2008 = 3.398, 2007 = 2.986, 2006 = 3.242, 2005 = 3.546, 2004 = 2.796, 2003 = 2.938, 2002 = 2.134, 2001 = 2.122,

The European Journal of Heart Failure is abstracted/indexed by Science Citation Index, Index Medicus, and MEDLINE.

Instructions to authors

Information on how to submit manuscripts can be found here: Instructions to authors

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