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Read ESC 2020 highlights from our Editorial Board

To mark ESC Congress 2020: The Digital Experience, we are pleased to publish a highlights Correspondence and update our Sections in line with the cardiovascular field. 

Join our Editorial Board

We are recruiting new Editors to join our international Editorial Board, helping to provide expertise on a wide range of subjects within the area of disorders of the heart and circulatory system.

To get more information and submit your application click here.

Editor's picks

New Content ItemComparison of platelet reactivity between prasugrel and ticagrelor in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a meta-analysis

New Content ItemDepressive symptomatology and personality traits in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease

New Content ItemGlobal prevalence of congenital heart disease in school-age children: a meta-analysis and systematic review

BMC Series Focus Issues

April: Our Changing Environment

In preparation for Earth Day on 22nd April, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Our Changing Environment, highlighting research from across the journals on climate change, conservation, pollution, and the impact of environmental changes on human health and disease.

March: Rare diseases

With the 28th of February marking World Rare Diseases day, the BMC Series this month looks at highlighting research on the Rare diseases that together affect around 10% of the population. Read the full collection of articles here.


Aims and scope

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the characterization, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart and circulatory system. The journal welcomes clinical, basic and translational science studies that provide insights into the pathophysiology, molecular and cell biology, genetics, pharmacology, or epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases. Articles on surgical advancements and new technologies aiding in the diagnosis, monitoring and computational modelling of cardiovascular disorders are also considered.


Anna MelidoniBioMed Central, UK

Assistant Editor

Janelle Coore, BioMed Central, UK

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Supporting equity in academic publishing

New Content ItemAt BMC, we strive to be inclusive and provide equal opportunities to authors based in low- and middle-income countries who might face challenges in publishing their work. Check out BMC Public Health's guidance on submitting your research to the BMC Series journals. Please feel free to get in touch with feedback on what else the BMC Series can do to progress towards a more equitable publishing system.

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