Welcome to Indian Heart Journal

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. A study of cardiovascular risk factors and its knowledge among school children of Delhi
  2. Relook at lipoprotein (A): Independent risk factor of coronary artery disease in North Indian population
  3. Cholesterol lipoproteins and prevalence of dyslipidemias in urban Asian Indians: A cross sectional study
  4. ST elevation after intracoronary administration of Papaverine for fractional flow reserve estimation
  5. Impact of catheter fragmentation followed by local intrapulmonary thrombolysis in acute high risk pulmonary embolism as primary therapy
  6. Three-year data from the XIENCE V® INDIA study: Safety and efficacy of XIENCE V® in 1000 real world Indian patients
  7. A prospective, randomized study to evaluate the efficacy of various diuretic strategies in acute decompensated heart failure
  8. Diuretic therapy in acute decompensated heart failure – Bolus or continuous?
  9. Incidence and patterns of valvular heart disease in a tertiary care high-volume cardiac center: A single center experience
  10. The role of transesophageal echocardiography in aortic valve preserving procedures
  11. A multicentre retrospective study to understand anti-platelet treatment patterns and outcomes of acute coronary syndrome patients in India (TRACE)
  12. WIN OVER study: Efficacy and safety of olmesartan in Indian hypertensive patients: Results of an open label, non-comparative, multi-centric, post marketing observational study
  13. Safety and efficacy of the Yukon Choice Flex sirolimus-eluting coronary stent in an all-comers population cohort
  14. Aortic rupture during aortoplasty in Takayasu arteritis – A rare complication: Case report and review of literature
  15. Successful percutaneous management of Lutembacher syndrome
  16. Percutaneous closure of complex paravalvular aortic root pseudoaneurysm and aorta-cavitary fistulas
  17. Endovascular stenting of IVC using Brockenborough's needle in Budd–Chiari syndrome – A case report
  18. Reversible complete atrioventricular block after percutaneous ASD device closure in a child <15 kg
  19. Hammock mitral valve: A rare cause of congenital mitral regurgitation – A case report
  20. A butterfly shaped mobile biatrial cardiac mass: Myxoma or something else
  21. Cardiovocal syndrome – A rare presentation of primary pulmonary hypertension
  22. Pharmaco – Mechanical management of acute massive pulmonary embolism in a postpartum female
  23. Percutaneous coronary intervention in a patient with single coronary artery
  24. Journal Reviews
  25. A bovine aortic arch in humans
  26. L wave in echo Doppler
  27. Methemoglobinemia: Arterial blood gas as a diagnostic tool