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. Are western guidelines good enough for Indians? My name is Borat
  2. Same day discharge following transradial PCI in India: Creating value for patients and providers
  3. Routine genotyping of patients on clopidogrel: Why the resistance?
  4. Consensus statement on the management of dyslipidemia in Indian subjects: A different perspective
  5. Has the Atlas shrugged? Mais non - The ‘Dead’ don't ‘Shrug’!
  6. The medical practice: Still the sun shines…
  7. Safety and outcomes of day care based coronary angioplasty - First report from India
  8. A study on the impact of CYP2C19 genotype and platelet reactivity assay on patients undergoing PCI
  9. Predictors of acute myocardial infarct size in STEMI patients receiving thrombolytic therapy: A delayed contrast enhanced cardiac MRI study
  10. Unconventional uses of septal occluder devices: Our experience reviewed
  11. Prospective study to develop surface landmarks for blind axillary vein puncture for permanent pacemaker and defibrillator lead implantation and compare it to available contrast venography guided technique
  12. Early repolarisation and J wave syndrome
  13. Successful endovascular treatment of severe chronic mesenteric ischemia by concurrent triple-vessel mesenteric artery revascularization
  14. A rare presentation of intrapericardial hematoma 20 months post aortic valve replacement
  15. Presystolic flow in ascending aorta in a case of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction
  16. Myriad manifestations of Williams syndrome
  17. Brugada pattern induced by fever
  18. A rare cause of mitral regurgitation: Posterior mitral leaflet aneurysm with perforation
  19. History of Cardiology in India
  20. How to do radial coronary angiogram?
  21. Invasive hemodynamics of constrictive pericarditis
  22. Management of prosthetic valve thrombosis without transesophageal echocardiography: Fact or fiction?