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Circulation (journal)

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Circulation Cover
Journal cover
DisciplineCardiology, cardiovascular medicine
Edited byJoseph A. Hill
Publication details
Delayed (after 12-month)
39.918 [1][2] (2021)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Circulation
ISSN0009-7322 (print)
1524-4539 (web)
OCLC no.1554748

Circulation is a scientific journal published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins for the American Heart Association. The journal publishes articles related to research in and the practice of cardiovascular diseases, including observational studies, clinical trials, epidemiology, health services and outcomes studies, and advances in applied (translational) and basic research. Its 2021 impact factor is 39.918, ranking it first among journals in the Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems category and first in the Peripheral Vascular Disease category.[1] Articles become open access after a 12-month embargo period.

2008 saw the appearance of six subspecialty journals. The first edition of Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology appeared in April 2008,[3] followed by an edition dedicated to heart failure in May titled Circulation: Heart Failure.[4] The remaining four journals launched once per month from July through October 2008. In order of release they were, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging,[5] Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions,[6] Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes,[7] and Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics (now published as Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine since January 2018).[8]

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  1. ^ a b 2020 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2021)
  2. ^ "Metrics". AHA/ASA Journals.
  3. ^ Stevenson WG, Berul CI (April 2008). "Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, the eagle can land". Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 1 (1): 1. doi:10.1161/CIRCEP.108.771139. PMID 19808386.
  4. ^ Udelson JE (May 2008). "The inaugural issue of Circulation: Heart Failure". Circulation: Heart Failure. 1 (1) (1 ed.): 1. doi:10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.108.774679. PMID 19808262.
  5. ^ Di Carli MF, Davidoff R (July 2008). "A New Forum for Cardiovascular Imaging Research". Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 1 (1): 1–2. doi:10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.108.793083.
  6. ^ Faxon D (August 2008). "Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions: Keeping Pace With Progress". Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions. 1 (1): 1–2. doi:10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.108.799270. PMID 20031647.
  7. ^ Krumholz H (September 2008). "Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes: Scholarship to Improve Health and Health Care for Patients and Populations". Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 1 (1): 1–3. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.108.814509. PMID 20031779.
  8. ^ Vasan RS, MacRae CA (October 2008). "A Dream, a Journey, and a Promise: The Inauguration of Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics". Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. 1 (1): 1–2. doi:10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.108.813352. PMID 20031535.

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