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 the Directory of Open Access Journals (https://doaj.org/toc/2409-3424), in Google Scholar and Index Copernicus (https://journals.indexcopernicus.com).

It  is also listed in the 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)
Gani Bajraktari (Kosovo)
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)
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

 

New Volume Published

 
Volume 12 (December 2017) has been published on-line  
Posted: 2018-02-04
 

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: 2017-11-18
 

Notices in the Printed Version

 

The Print-only version of the Journal (ISSN 2410-2636) published two reports in 2014 which were not published in the Journal of Record which is the on-line journal (ISSN 2409-3424):

Under a section headed Society Reports:

"The Maltese Cardiac Society Annual Conference", page 240,  by Dr. Robert G. Xuereb

"Electromagnetic Radiation and Health", pages 240-242, by Rachel Nicoll

 

 

 
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Vol 12 (2017)

Full Issue

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Table of Contents

Editorial

Prithwish Banerjee
Michael Henein, Krister Lindmark, Andrew Coats, Per Lindqvist

Original Article

Gianluca Rigatelli, Marco Zuin, Fabio Dell'Avvocata, Luigi Pedon, Roberto Zecchel, Antonio Carrozza, Marco Zennaro, Marco Marcolo, Monia Russo, Mario Zanchetta
Kamilu Musa Karaye, Idris Y Mohammed, Okechukwu S Ogah, Basil N Okeahialam
Maryanne Caruana, Philip Moons, Adrienne Kovacs, Koen Luyckx, Corina Thomet, Werner Budts, Maayke Sluman, Katrine Eriksen, Mikael Dellborg, Malin Berghammer, Bengt Johansson, Alexandra Soufi, Edward Callus, Victor Grech, Silke Apers

Letters to the Editor

Marcio Galindo Kiuchi, Shaojie Chen
Stephen Micallef Eynaud, Alexander Manché
Marcio Galindo Kiuchi, Shaojie Chen