Heart Journals

International peer reviewed journal, keeping cardiologists up to date with important research advances in cardiovascular

Heart Journals

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.

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Heart and Open Heart are co-owned by the British Cardiovascular Society and BMJ.

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Open Heart

Open Heart is an online-only, open access cardiology journal dedicated to publishing high quality, peer reviewed medical research in all disciplines and therapeutic areas of cardiovascular medicine. Research is published across all study phases and designs, from protocols to phase I trials to meta-analyses, including small or specialist studies. Opinionated discussions on controversial topics are welcomed.

Papers are considered on the basis of methodological soundness rather than priority or novelty.

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Heart is endorsed by

British Cardiovascular Intervention Society
British Congenital Cardiac Association
British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging
British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
British Society for Cardiovascular Research
Irish Cardiac Society