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About the journal

The European Heart Journal is an international, English language, peer-reviewed journal dealing with Cardiovascular Medicine. It is an official Journal of the European Society of Cardiology and is published weekly.

The European Heart Journal aims to publish the highest quality material, both clinical and scientific, on all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine. It includes articles related to research findings, technical evaluations, and reviews. In addition it provides a forum for the exchange of information on all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine, including education issues.

In addition to publishing original papers on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine and surgery, the Journal also features Reviews, Clinical Perspectives, ESC Guidelines and editorial articles about recent developments in cardiology as well as encouraging correspondence from its readers.

Impact Factor and ranking

Year Impact Factor SI: Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems
2013 14.723 3 out of 125
2012 14.097 2 out of 122
2011 10.478 3 out of 117
2010 10.046 3 out of 114
2009 9.800 3 out of 95
2008 8.917 4 out of 78
2007 7.924 4 out of 74
2006 7.286 4 out of 74
2005   4 out of 72
2004   4 out of 71
2003   4 out of 70

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.