Heart is an international peer reviewed journal that keeps cardiologists up to date with important research advances in cardiovascular disease. New scientific developments are highlighted in editorials and put in context with concise review articles. There is one free Editor’s Choice article in each issue, with open access options available to authors for all articles. Education in Heart articles provide a comprehensive, continuously updated, cardiology curriculum.
Heart promotes active interchange among researchers and readers to come together as a community to advance science and improve patient care via regular free audio podcasts, letters to the Editor, a blog summarising the latest cardiology research, and news via Twitter and Facebook.
Heart is an official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society.
Editor-in-Chief: Professor Catherine Otto, University of Washington, USA
Heart accepts unsolicited submissions of a variety of article types, including original research, reviews and image challenge educational articles.
The Author Information section provides general guidelines as well as requirements for specific article types.
Information is also provided on editorial policies, author and reviewer resources, and optional open access and colour fees.
All manuscripts should be submitted online.