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Impact Factors

ESC Journals 2018 Impact Factors released end of June 2019

The impact factor (IF) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the average number of citations to recent articles published in the journal. It is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field, with journals with higher impact factors deemed to be more important than those with lower ones. The impact factor was devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information. Impact factors are calculated yearly for those journals that are indexed in the Journal Citation Reports.

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Twelve of the ESC Journal Family titles owned by the ESC, plus EuroIntervention owned by the Europa Organisation, are within the Journal Citation Reports managed by Clarivate.

2011 to 2018 Impact Factors are listed below for each of our qualifying journals (EHJ: Quality of Care & Clinical Outcomes is young awaiting JCR inclusion):

 TITLE 2011 2012  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
European Heart Journal 10.478 14.097  14.723 15.203 15.064 20.212 23.425 24.889
Cardiovascular Research 6.064 5.940  5.808 5.940  5.465 5.878   6.290 7.014
European Heart Journal Supplements 2.681 5.065  5.640 1.000 0.455 0.896  0.418  1.321
European Journal of Heart Failure 4.896 5.247  6.577 6.526  5.135  6.968 10.683  13.965
ESC Heart Failure               3.407
 EuroIntervention 3.285 3.173  3.758 3.769

 3.863

 5.165  4.417 4.018
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 2.634 3.903  2.675 3.319  3.361

3.606

 4.542

 5.640
European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging 2.317 2.394  3.669 4.105  4.293  5.990  8.336  5.260
EP - Europace 1.980 2.765  3.050 3.670  4.021  4.521 5.231  6.100
European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 1.711 2.042  1.828 1.876  2.491  2.763 2.651  2.497
European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy                6.723
European Heart Journal-Acute Cardiovascular Care                3.734