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. Our intellectuals have failed us – System of a Down
  2. Subclinical ventricular repolarization abnormality in uncontrolled compared with controlled treated hypertension
  3. Utility of physical examination and comparison to echocardiography for cardiac diagnosis
  4. Alterations in echocardiographic left ventricular function after percutaneous coronary stenting in diabetic patients with isolated severe proximal left anterior descending artery stenosis
  5. Immunomodulatory and antioxidant effects of saffron aqueous extract (Crocus sativus L.) on streptozotocin-induced diabetes in rats
  6. Acute pulmonary thromboembolism: Epidemiology, predictors, and long-term outcome – A single center experience
  7. A clinical evaluation of the XIENCE V everolimus eluting stent in the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease: Result from Thailand Registry – XIENCE V performance evaluation (THRIVE study)
  8. Safety and efficacy of epicardial approach to catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia – An institutional experience
  9. Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty with Inoue balloon catheter technique for pulmonary valve stenosis in adolescents and adults
  10. Potential for mobile health (mHealth) prevention of cardiovascular diseases in Kerala: population-based survey
  11. Predictors of endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis in Indian population
  12. Case series: Difficult PTMC using novel technique of veno-arterial looping
  13. Premature coronary artery disease in India: coronary artery disease in the young (CADY) registry
  14. Barriers to Early Discharge after Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (BED PCI): A Single-Center Study
  15. Pressure-Guided cryoablation of pulmonary veins in atrial fibrillation: A fast and effective strategy
  16. Profiling cardiac arrhythmia and heart failure patients in India: The Pan-arrhythmia and Heart Failure Observational Study
  17. The development of pacing induced ventricular dysfunction is influenced by the underlying structural heart defect in children with congenital heart disease
  18. Nanomedicine in coronary artery disease
  19. Tele-echocardiography – Made for astronauts, now in hospitals
  20. Pathophysiology of the cardio-renal syndromes types 1–5: An uptodate
  21. Unraveling the mystique of CTO Interventions: Tips and techniques of using hardware to achieve success
  22. Macronutrients and the FTO gene expression in hypothalamus; a systematic review of experimental studies
  23. Correspondence
  24. Research Letter
  25. Learning curve ACC 2017