Atherosclerosis (journal)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Atherosclerosis (journal).gif
Former names
Journal of Atherosclerosis Research (0368-1319)
Discipline Atherosclerosis sciences
Language English, German
Edited by S. Humphries
Publication details
Elsevier Ireland Ltd for European Atherosclerosis Society (Ireland)
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0021-9150
OCLC no. 1518525

Atherosclerosis is a monthly, peer reviewed, scientific journal, which was established in 1970, and is published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. It is the official journal of the European Atherosclerosis Society, and this journal is affiliated with both, the International Atherosclerosis Society and the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention. The Editor in Chief is S. Humphries (United Kingdom). According to Journal Citation Reports this journal has a 2012 impact factor of 3.706.[1][2][3][4]


The focus of Atherosclerosis is all topics concerning research on atherosclerosis, its related diseases and its complications. Topical coverage encomapsses cardiovascular risk factors, lipoprotein metabolism, arterial biology, arterial disease, vascular biology, vascular disease, disorders of lipid transport, thrombosis, inflammation, atherosclerosis related diabetes, and atherosclerosis related hypertension.[2]

Interest of this journal also includes clinical papers describing case studies, new or unusual lipid syndromes, the genetic basis of atherosclerosis (including related diseases), family incidence of atherosclerosis (including related diseases), and clinical trials (drug, diet).[2][3]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

This journal is indexed in the following databases:.[1][4][5]


  1. ^ a b "CAS Source Index (CASSI)". Bibliographic information for Atherosclerosis. American Chemical Society - Chemical Abstracts Service. August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Home, Aims & Scope". Overview of journal. Elsevier B.V. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 
  3. ^ a b "The European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS)". Society description of journal. August 2010. Archived from the original on 22 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 
  4. ^ a b "Master Journal List search". Thomson Reuters. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 
  5. ^ "Abstracting and Indexing". Elsevier B.V. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 

External links[edit]