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.

Articles In This Issue

  1. FDA, CE mark or something else?—Thinking fast and slow
  2. Correlation of compliance to statin therapy with lipid profile and serum HMGCoA reductase levels in dyslipidemic patients
  3. Cardiorenal syndrome type 4: A study of cardiovascular diseases in chronic kidney disease
  4. Maternal hyperhomocysteinemia and congenital heart defects: A prospective case control study in Indian population
  5. Lutembacher’s syndrome: Is the mitral pathology always rheumatic?
  6. Shoshin beriberi-thiamine responsive pulmonary hypertension in exclusively breastfed infants: A study from northern India
  7. Influenza vaccination in north Indian patients with heart failure
  8. Impact of very high pressure stent deployment on angiographic and long-term clinical outcomes in true coronary bifurcation lesions treated by the mini-crush stent technique: A single center experience
  9. 24 h and 30 day outcome of Perclose Proglide suture mediated vascular closure device: An Indian experience
  10. Clinical presentation, management, and outcomes in the Indian Heart Rhythm Society-Atrial Fibrillation (IHRS-AF) registry
  11. Isoprenaline versus nitroglycerine in head-up tilt test
  12. Comparative study of cardiac autonomic status by heart rate variability between under-treatment normotensive and hypertensive known type 2 diabetics
  13. Systematic review of non-invasive cardiovascular imaging in the diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis
  14. Comparison of PESI, echocardiogram, CTPA,and NT-proBNP as risk stratification tools in patients with acute pulmonary embolism
  15. Cardiogoniometry in psoriatic patients and its comparison with a control group
  16. A study of coronary artery variants and anomalies observed at a tertiary care armed forces hospital using 64-slice MDCT
  17. Significant intra-valvular pressure loss across EPIC SUPRA and perimount magna supra-annular designed aortic bioprostheses in patients with normal aortic size
  18. Pre-hospital acute coronary syndrome care in Kerala, India: A qualitative analysis
  19. Research Letter
  20. Research Letter
  21. Research Letter
  22. A fresh look at bioresorbable scaffold technology: Intuition pumps
  23. Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with mild heart failure is a reversal therapy
  24. Idiopathic dilatation of pulmonary artery: A review
  25. Morphometry of the triangle of Koch and position of the coronary sinus opening in cadaveric fetal hearts
  26. Correspondance
  27. Guide for authors