Impact factor: 6.023
Heart is an international peer reviewed journal that keeps cardiologists up to date with advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. A special emphasis is given to valve disease, congenital heart disease, and inherited cardiovascular conditions as well as coronary disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, imaging, epidemiology, global health, genomics and translational science. Each issue contains original research, accompanying editorials, and reviews; an extensive continuing professional education section (Education in Heart), the Image Challenge series of image-based cases with MCQs; and Journal Scan summarizing important papers published in other journals.
Sports and the heart
Click here to read the first in a series of review articles published collaboratively with the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM)
Education in Heart
Read the latest Education in Heart articles and take the tests.
New Impact Factor
We are delighted to announce that Heart now has an Impact Factor of 6.023. Thanks to our authors, readers, reviewers and editorial team for continuing to make Heart the best place to publish cardiology research.
Editor Catherine Otto talks to Professor Vahanian at the Transcatheter Valve Therapeutics Meeting in Vancouver, Canada in June about the current approach to patient selection for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).
Want to test your knowledge? The Image Challenge section of Heart presents short cases using images and/or videos that are ideal for self-assessment. Browse the collection here.