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European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

Addressing causes and prevention of cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular rehabilitation and exercise physiology


The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (EJPC), the official journal of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology, embraces all scientific, clinical and public health disciplines that address the causes and prevention of cardiovascular disease, as well as cardiovascular rehabilitation and exercise physiology.

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Fast Facts

  • Editor-in-chief: Victor Aboyans (FR)
  • Current volume: 31 (year 2024)
  • Issues per subscription: 18
  • Impact Factor 2022: 8.3
  • The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology was formally named the Journal of Cardiovascular Risk (June 1994 – August 2003) and the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (August 2003 – December 2011)

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Editor-in-Chief History

Name Start Date End date
Profs. Hugo Saner & David A Wood 01/01/2003 31/12/2005
Profs. Pantaleao Giannuzzi & David A Wood 01/01/2006 31/12/2007
Profs.  Pantaleao Giannuzzi & Diederick Grobbee 01/01/2008 31/12/2009 
Prof.  Diederick Grobbee 01/01/2010 31/12/2016
Prof. Massimo Piepoli 01/01/2017 31/03/2024
Prof. Victor Aboyans 01/04/2024  


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