International Cardiovascular Forum Journal

The International Cardiovascular Forum Journal is an international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing high quality reports, studies, trials, investigations and theories covering all aspects of cardiovascular and cardiometabolic health and disease.

The International Cardiovascular Forum Journal is a proud member of COPE, the Committee on Publication Ethics (https://publicationethics.org/category/publisher/barcaray-international).  

The Journal is indexed in Google Scholar and Index Copernicus (https://journals.indexcopernicus.com), as well as in Open Archives Registry (http://www.openarchives.org/pmh/register_data_provider), ISI (International Scientific Indexing, http://isindexing.com/isi/index.php), SIS (Scientific Indexing Services, http://www.sindexs.org/JournalList.aspx?ID=1896), the ROAD Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (http://road.issn.org), by Crossref (http://www.crossref.org) by Bookmarking.usrs0.com and in Publons (https://publons.com/home/)Listing in Web of Science (WOS) has been applied for.

Published by Barcaray International Publishing (Dubai, Hong Kong, London), C/0 T&F Group, The Maze Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 58531,  Dubai, United Arab Emirates (http://barcaray.com)

Website http://www.icfjournal.org

ISSN 2409-3424 (online) 2410-2636 (Print)


Afilliated with:  

THE MALTESE CARDIAC SOCIETY

THE KOSOVO SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY

UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF CARDIOLOGY, SIENA


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ICFJ covers a broad area of interest from molecules, 
to clinical practice to populations including: 

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Valve disease
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmias
  • Congenital heart diseases
  • Cardiovascular imaging (echo, CMR, PET, CT and
    nuclear cardiology)
  • Genetic cardiac disease
  • Vascular diseases
  • Systemic disease with cardio-metabolic impact
  • Gene, Cell and regenerative therapies
  • Clinical trials
  • Epidemiology
  • Socio-economic and health services research
  • Environmental and nutritional cardiovascular disease
  • Biotechnology and devices
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Computers, IT and tele-solutions
  • and opinion pieces and controversies

 

 

Editorial Board

Svend Aakhus (Norway)
Lennart Bergfeldt (Sweden)
Matteo Cameli (Italy)
John Chapman (France)
Ragnar Danielsen (Iceland)
Constantinos Davos (Greece)
Frank Dini (Italy)
Xin Du (China)
Raimund Erbel (Germany)
Frank Flachskampf (Sweden)
Carmen Ginghina (Romania)
Pascal Gueret (France)
Christian Hassager (Denmark)
Charles Jazra (Lebanon)
Xu Yu Jin (UK)
Juan Carlos Kaski (UK)
Joseph Kisslo (USA)
Juhani Knuuti (Finland)
Lars H Lindholm (Sweden)
Changsheng Ma (China)

 

Gerald Maurer (Austria)
William McKenna (UK)
Joseph Moutiris (Cyprus)
Sergio Mondillo (Italy)
Sherif Nagueh (USA)
Ulf Näslund (Sweden)
Mitsuru Ohishi (Japan)
Basil Okeahialam (Nigeria)
Ali Oto (Turkey)
John Pepper (UK)
Eugenio Picano (Italy)
Fausto Pinto (Portugal)
Axel Schmermund (Germany)
Otto Smiseth (Norway)
Chuwa Tei (Japan)
Anders Waldenström (Sweden)
Olov Wiklund (Sweden)
Robert Xuereb (Malta)
Fuquan Yang (China)
Pepe Zamorano (Spain)

Joint Editors-in-Chief: 

Professor Michael Henein, Umea  

 

Professor Andrew Coats, Monash

 

 

Associate Editors

Reinadlo Bulgarelli Bestetti (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)

Rafaelle Bugiardini (Bologna, Italy)

L. Ceri Davies (London, UK)

Jan Engvall (Linköping, Sweden)

Abdel José Fuenmayor (Merida, Venezuela)

Per Lindqvist (Stockholm, Sweden)

Paolo Emilio Puddu (Rome, Italy)

Stefan Söderberg (Umeå, Sweden)

Xander Wehrens (Houston, USA)

Reidar Winter (Stockholm, Sweden)

 

Announcements

 

Volume 11 Published

 
We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 11 of the International Cardiovascualr Forum Journal.  All papers are now freely available on line.  
Posted: 2017-06-03
 

To submit a manuscript to the International Cardiovascular Forum Journal (ICFJ)

 

Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in. Please review the Author Guidelines prior to submitting your manuscript

 
Posted: 2015-04-09
 
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Vol 11 (2017)

Full Issue

View or download the full issue Vol11.pdf

Table of Contents

Editorial

Marco Zuin, Gianluca Rigatelli
394

Original Article

Ghazi Radaideh, Nikolaos Tzemos, Talaha Mubarak Ali, Yasser Eldershaby, Jean Joury, Paula Abreu
414
Michael Tzu Min Wang, James Pemberton, Tom Kai Ming Wang
427
Camila Bedo, Juan C Grignola
433
Elena Okisheva, Dmitry Tsaregorodtsev, Vitaly Sulimov
393
Alexander Manché, Aaron Casha, Liberato Camilleri
432
Kamilu Karaye, Adeseye Akintunde, Akinsanya Olusegun-Joseph, Suleiman A Balarabe, Bolanle Okunowo, Abdulrazaq Habib, OG Opadijo
435
Maryanne Caruana, Miriam Gatt, Oscar Aquilina, Charles Savona Ventura, Victor Grech, Jane Somerville
416
Gaurang Nandkishor Vaidya, Bhaskara Madhira
439
Sergio Vancheri, Viviana Milino, Michael Henein, Corrado Tamburino
Rossana Taravella, Melchiorre Gilberto Cellura, Giuseppe Cirrincione, Salvatore Asciutto, Marco Caruso, Massimo Benedetto, Rossella Alduino, Salvatore Novo
437
Marcio Galindo Kiuchi, Shaojie Chen, Luis Marcelo Rodrigues Paz, Helmut Pürerfellner
443

Letters to the Editor

Ana Redondo Palacios, Javier Miguelena, Miren Martín, Laura Varela, Eduardo Fajardo, José López, Rafael Muñoz, Jorge Rodríguez-Roda
410