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 indexed in Google Scholar, as well as in Open Archives Registry (, ISI (International Scientific Indexing,, SIS (Scientific Indexing Services,, the ROAD Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (, by Crossref ( and by 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 (


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

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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)
John Chapman (France)
Andrew Coats (UK, Australia)
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





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Posted: 2015-04-09
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Vol 7 (2016)

A  special issue by experts highlighting developments in Chagas Disease

Table of Contents


Louise Gabrielle Shewan, Andrew Coats, Michael Henein, Reinaldo Bestetti


Hugo Rodriguez-Zanella, Jose Luis Salas-Pacheco, Gabriela Melendez-Ramirez, Jose Antonio Arias-Godínez, Nydia Avila-Vanzzinni, Maria Eugenia Ruiz-Esparza, Juan Francisco Fritche Salazar, Jesus Antonio Blanco Figueroa, Erick Alexánderson-Rosas
Esther Cambronero-Cortinas
Cynthia V Rivero, Patricia Silvia Romano
Reinaldo Bulgarelli Bestetti, Rosemary Aparecida Furlan Daniel
Dario Di Toro, Adrian Baranchuk