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Sudden cardiac death

Guest Editors:
Maciej Dyrbuś, PhD, MD, 3rd Department of Cardiology, School of Medical Sciences in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
Elizabeth Paratz, PhD, MD, St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research, Australia

Submission Status: Open until 24 February 2025

Artificial intelligence: applications in cardiovascular medicine

Guest Editors:
Takuya Ogami, MD, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, NYU Langone Health, US
Guo-wei Tu, MD, PhD, Cardiac Intensive Care Centre, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China

Submission Status: Open until 27 August 2024

Extracellular vesicles in cardiovascular disorders

Guest Editors:
Teresa M Ribeiro-Rodrigues, MSc, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Andreas Zietzer, MD, University Hospital Bonn, Germany

Submission Status: Open until 24 October 2024

Mechanics and fluid dynamics in cardiovascular disease

Guest Editors:
Francesco Capuano: Polytechnic University of Catalonia - Barcelona Tech, Spain
Isabella Leo: Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 28 August 2024

Adult congenital heart disease

Guest Editors:
Niraj Nirmal PandeyAll India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Elaheh Malakan RadTehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Christoph SinningUniversity Heart & Vascular Center Hamburg, Germany

Submission Status: Open until 24 July 2024


Cell and molecular therapy for cardiovascular disorders

Guest Editors:
Sherin Saheera: University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, US
Huiliang Zhang: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, US

Cerebrovascular disorders

Guest Editors:
Alessandra Granata: Clinical Neurosciences Dept. University of Cambridge, UK
Eric Harshfield: University of Cambridge, UK
Joseph V Moxon: College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Australia

Immunity and inflammation in cardiovascular disorders

Guest Editors:
Vennela Boyalla: University of Manchester, UK
Enrique Gallego-Colon: Escuela Naval Militar (E.N.M.), Spain
Michael Spartalis: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece


Digital Technologies for Cardiovascular Disorders
Collection closed

Partnerships to tackle Cardiovascular Disorders
Collection published: 30 June 2022


Recent Innovations and barriers in managing cardiovascular disorders
Collection published: 30 July 2021


Cross journal collection
World Heart Day: Take the road to a healthy heart
Collection published: 24 September 2013

Annual Journal Metrics

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    2.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.4 - 5-year Impact Factor
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    0.601 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    41 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
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