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 JournalScan summarizing important papers published in other journals.
Heart is an official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society.
World Heart Day
To celebrate World Heart Day 2014, BMJ is offering access to a wide range of cardiology content from across our portfolio. This will be free until the end of October.
Cardiology training courses
The British Cardiovascular Society runs a number of courses for cardiologists at all levels:
BMJ runs a Masterclass in Cardiology, Diabetes and CKD for GPs:
In this podcast Dr Iung summarises the key points in the new ESC guidelines for diagnosis and management of thoracic aortic disease.