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January 2015

Volume 101

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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 JournalScan summarizing important papers published in other journals.

Heart is an official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society.

Video Abstracts

Video abstracts allow the author to explain their research in an informal manner without some of the restrictions of an article. Watch the latest content and submit your own.

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Almanac 2014

The Almanac series of review articles summarise the last two years' worth of research findings on a particular topic. Read the latest ones:

Cardiovascular imaging >>

Cardiomyopathies >> 

Global health and CVD >>

Cardiology training courses

The British Cardiovascular Society runs a number of courses for cardiologists at all levels:

Research in Cardiology >>

Cases, Controversies and Updates in Cardiology >>

Cardiology Review Course >>

BMJ runs a Masterclass in Cardiology, Diabetes and CKD for GPs:

BMJ Masterclass >>

ESC 2015

Next year the ESC congress will be taking place in London from the 29th August to 2nd September. For more information please visit the homepage.

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Want to test your knowledge?

The Image Challenge section presents short cases using images and/or videos that are ideal for self-assessment.  

Image Challenge >>

The Education in Heart section consists of an article and accredited online MCQs. 

Education in Heart >>