Welcome to Indian Heart Journal

Indian Heart Journal (IHJ) is the official open access journal of Cardiological Society of India and accepts articles for publication from across the globe.

The journal aims to promote high quality research and serve as a platform for dissemination of scientific information in cardiology with particular focus on South Asia. The journal aims to publish cutting edge research in the field of clinical as well as non-clinical cardiology - including cardiovascular medicine and surgery.

The Indian Heart Journal is the most widely read cardiology journal in the India reaching more than 27,000 hospital specialists and primary care physicians every two months.

The only bi-monthly journal which provides primary and secondary care with original research, clinical reviews, commentaries and news across a broad range of cardiovascular topics.

Exclusive original coverage of the fast developing field of cardiology written from the Indian viewpoint.

Extensive opportunities for special projects including supplements, symposia reports and practical guidelines.

The Indian Heart Journal provides reviews and discussions of current developments in cardiology and other relevant specialties to cardiologists and general practitioners with an interest in this field.

Indian Heart Journal Core Values

Professionalism: The interests of patients are primary.

Knowledge: The journal must promote growth, dissemination and application of knowledge about cardiovascular medicine.

Integrity: Honesty, compliance with legal requirements, and ethical behavior are essential in all activities.

Member driven: The journal and its major activities must be led by active members and must promote volunteerism.

Inclusiveness: The journal involves a broad range of volunteers that reflects the composition of its membership.

Current Issue (Jan - Feb 2019)

Original Articles

  1. Prevalence and One-year Outcome of Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity in Unexplained Syncope: A Prospective Cohort Study from South India
  2. Influence of atrial fibrillation on cardiac prognosis in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  3. Premature battery depletion with St. Jude Medical ICD and CRT-D devices: Indian Heart Rhythm Society Guidelines for physicians
  4. Ticagrelor for Asian patients with acute coronary syndrome in real-world practice: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
  5. Short- and long-term follow-up of antithrombotic management patterns in patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome: Indian subgroup of EPICOR Asia study
  6. Amlodipine alters hemorheological parameters: Increased efficacy at the cost of edema?
  7. Epidemiology of confirmed coronary heart disease among population older than 60 years in rural central India—A community-based cross-sectional study
  8. Prevalence and risk determinants of metabolic syndrome in obese worksite workers in hill city of Himachal Pradesh, India
  9. Cognitive impairment and 30-day rehospitalization rate in patients with acute heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  10. Role of cytochrome epoxygenase (CYP2J2) in the pathophysiology of coronary artery disease in South Indian population
  11. Procedural and follow-up clinical outcomes after chronic total occlusion revascularization: Data from an Indian public hospital
  12. Comparison of resting and adenosine-free pressure indices with adenosine-induced hyperemic fractional flow reserve in intermediate coronary lesions
  13. Pericardial effusion in prosthetic and native valve infective endocarditis

Review Article

  1. Current status of rheumatic heart disease in India
  2. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in clinical practice

Letter to the Editor

  1. Non-cardiac Conditions Which Can Elevate The Serum Levels of sST2