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. Bioresorbable scaffold -fourth revolution or failed revolution: Is low scaffold strut thickness the wrong target?
  2. Evaluation and efficacy of long length Pronova XR Bioabsorbable Polymer stent in the treatment of long coronary lesions
  3. Left ventricular global longitudinal strain following revascularization in acute ST elevation myocardial infarction – A comparison of primary angioplasty and Streptokinase-based pharmacoinvasive strategy
  4. Volume-outcome relationships for transcatheter aortic valve replacement-risk-adjusted and volume stratified analysis of TAVR outcomes
  5. Incidence of drug-induced torsades de pointes with intravenous amiodarone
  6. Atrial electrical abnormality in patients with Brugada syndrome assessed by signal-averaged electrocardiography
  7. Electrocardiographic characteristics in young male patients with left primary spontaneous pneumothorax estimated by the collins equation
  8. Low interatrial septal pacing: A simple method
  9. Assessment of right ventriclular systolic function prior to cardiac resynchronization therapy: Does it make any difference?
  10. Effect of ferric carboxymaltose on hospitalization and mortality outcomes in chronic heart failure: A meta-analysis
  11. Prevalence and prognostic significance of left ventricular myocardial late gadolinium enhancement in severe aortic stenosis
  12. Use of statins in India: A survey to understand the prescribing patterns of physicians in India
  13. The association of the Syntax score II with carotid intima media thickness and epicardial fat tissue
  14. Correlation of red blood cell distribution width with the severity of coronary artery disease—A single center study
  15. The impact of severity of initial illness, determined by SOFA score, and presence of anemia on outcomes among patients requiring Extra Corporal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) support: A single center experience
  16. Mid-term results of correction of Tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve
  17. Use of nitroglycerin and verapamil solution by organ bath technique in preparation of left internal thoracic artery for coronary artery bypass surgery
  18. The design and rationale of the primary angioplasty registry of Kerala
  19. Cardiac cachexia in sub-Saharan Africa
  20. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in daily practice
  21. Know thy neighbors: The status of cardiac surgery in the South Asian countries around India
  22. Perioperative plasma mitochondrial DNA dynamics and correlation with inflammation during infantile cardiopulmonary bypass
  23. Letter to the Editor
  24. Correspondance
  25. Letter to the Editor
  26. Correspondence
  27. Are e-cigarettes beneficial for public health: Hume’s guillotine – The debate continues?
  28. Guide For Authors