Heart (journal)

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For the journal published under this title from 1909 till 1933, see Clinical Science (journal).
Heart  
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Former names
British Heart Journal
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Heart
Discipline Cardiology
Language English
Edited by Catherine Otto
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1939-present
Frequency Biweekly
Hybrid
5.014
Indexing
ISSN 1355-6037 (print)
1468-201X (web)
CODEN HEARFR
OCLC no. 34055332
Links

Heart is a biweekly peer-reviewed medical journal covering all areas of cardiovascular medicine and surgery. It is the official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society. It was established in 1939 as the British Heart Journal and is published by the BMJ Group.[1]

Topics covered include coronary disease, electrophysiology, valve disease, imaging techniques, congenital heart disease (fetal, paediatric, and adult), heart failure, surgery, and basic science. Each issue also contains an extensive continuing professional education section ("Education in Heart").

The journal is available online by subscription, with archives from before 2006 accessible free of charge. The editor-in-chief is Catherine Otto (University of Washington).[1]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by Index Medicus, Science Citation Index, and Excerpta Medica. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2012 impact factor is 5.014, ranking it 22nd out of 122 journals in the category "Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems".[2]

Editors-in-chief[edit]

The following persons have been editor-in-chief of the journal:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Heart Homepage
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

External links[edit]