Top cited articles

The quality and impact of our journals are dependent on many different measures. We’ve provided here some of those metrics for Heart, to reflect the latest 2019 data, that remain important to our authors. We’ve also listed our top most cited articles from each of the last two years, free to read.

2019

Long-term outcomes of His bundle pacing in patients with heart failure with left bundle branch block
Huang, Weijian; Su, Lan; Wu, Shengjie, et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313415

Effects and costs of real-time cardiac telerehabilitation: randomised controlled non-inferiority trial
Maddison, Ralph; Rawstorn, Jonathan Charles; Stewart, Ralph A. H., et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313189

Global prevalence of resistant hypertension: a meta-analysis of data from 3.2 million patients
Noubiap, Jean Jacques; Nansseu, Jobert Richie; Nyaga, Ulrich Flore, et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313599

Right ventricle to pulmonary artery coupling in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Sultan, Ibrahim; Cardounel, Arturo; Abdelkarim, Islam, et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313385

Heart or heart-lung transplantation for patients with congenital heart disease in England Dimopoulos, Konstantinos; Muthiah, Kavitha; Alonso-Gonzalez, Rafael, et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313984

Reaching cardiovascular prevention guideline targets with a polypill-based approach: a meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials
Selak, Vanessa; Webster, Ruth; Stepien, Sandrine , et al. 10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313108

Medication reminder applications to improve adherence in coronary heart disease: a randomised clinical trial
Santo, Karla; Singleton, Anna; Rogers, Kris; Thiagalingam, Aravinda , et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313479

Use of routinely captured echocardiographic data in the diagnosis of severe aortic stenosis
Bradley, Steven M.; Foag, Katie; Monteagudo, Khua; Rush, Pam , et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313269

Sub-optimal cholesterol response to initiation of statins and future risk of cardiovascular disease
Akyea, Ralph Kwame; Kai, Joe; Qureshi, Nadeem , et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2018-314253

Making cardiac rehabilitation more available and affordable
Lavie, Carl J.; Kachur, Sergey; Milani, Richard V. 10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313762

2018 

Factors associated with coronary artery disease and stroke in adults with congenital heart disease
Bokma, Jouke P.; Zegstroo, Ineke; Kuijpers, Joey M, et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311620

Drug treatment effects on outcomes in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Zheng, Sean Lee; Chan, Fiona T,  , et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311652

Outcome after percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral repair for functional and degenerative mitral regurgitation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Chiarito, Mauro; Pagnesi, Matteo; Martino, Enrico Antonio, et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311412

Anthracycline cardiotoxicity: an update on mechanisms, monitoring and prevention
Henriksen, Peter A.
10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312103

Stable coronary syndromes: pathophysiology, diagnostic advances and therapeutic need
Ford, Thomas J.; Corcoran, David; Berry, Colin
10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311446

Machine learning in cardiovascular medicine: are we there yet?
Shameer, Khader; Johnson, Kipp W.; Glicksberg, Benjamin S.; Dudley, Joel T,  , et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311198

Isolated tricuspid regurgitation: outcomes and therapeutic interventions
Fender, Erin A.; Zack, Chad J.; Nishimura, Rick A.
10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311586

Reactive oxygen species signalling in the diabetic heart: emerging prospect for therapeutic targeting
Wilson, Adam J.; Gill, Eleanor K.; Abudalo, Rawan A.; Edgar, Kevin S , et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311448

Emergency treatment of decompensated aortic stenosis
Bongiovanni, Dario; Kuehl, Constantin; Bleiziffer, Sabine; Stecher, Lynne, et al.
10.1136/heartjnl-2016-311037

Journal Metrics:

Speed
Days to first decision: 24
Days from acceptance to publication: 25

Impact
2 year Impact Factor (JCR): 5.213
SciMago Journal Rank (SJR): 2.229
Eigenfactor: 0.03014
Citescore: 8.9

Reach
2019 total content accesses: 2,110,000
Total Altmetric Mentions: 10,091