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. Are all stents equal – Need for scoring system to evaluate stents?
  2. Balloon aortic valvuloplasty
  3. Differential residual dyslipidemia/cardiovascular risk after statin treatment between Asian-Indians and western whites. Call for action
  4. One-year outcomes of a BioMimeTM Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System with a biodegradable polymer in all-comers coronary artery disease patients: The meriT-3 study
  5. Long-term results of percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty of congenital aortic stenosis in adolescents and young adults
  6. Effect of balloon mitral valvotomy on left ventricular function in rheumatic mitral stenosis
  7. A novel approach in the use of radiofrequency catheter ablation of septal hypertrophy in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
  8. Oral antiplatelet therapy and platelet inhibition: An experience from a tertiary care center
  9. CRUSADE bleeding score as a predictor of bleeding events in patients with acute coronary syndrome in Zagazig University Hospital
  10. Spectrum of congenital mitral valve abnormalities associated with solitary undifferentiated papillary muscle in adults
  11. Statin therapy/lipid lowering therapy among Indian adults with first acute coronary event: The dyslipidemia Residual and Mixed Abnormalities IN spite of Statin therapy (REMAINS) study
  12. Epidemiological study of non-communicable diseases (NCD) risk factors in tribal district of Kinnaur, HP: A cross-sectional study
  13. Cardiovascular risk profile and management of atrial fibrillation in India: Real world data from RealiseAF survey
  14. A randomized placebo-controlled trial with amiodarone for persistent atrial fibrillation in rheumatic mitral stenosis after successful balloon mitral valvuloplasty
  15. A simple method for Bachmann's bundle pacing with indigenous modification of J-stylet
  16. Assessment of left ventricular ejection force and sympathetic skin response in normotensive and hypertensive subjects: A double-blind observational comparative case–control study
  17. Role of PET-CT in the assessment of myocardial viability in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
  18. Total arterial anaortic off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with heart failure – Case report
  19. An experience with off pump technique for repair of anomalous left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA)
  20. Pulmonary Hypertension Registry of Kerala (PROKERALA) – Rationale, design and methods
  21. A case of recurrent unstable angina – Insight from optical coherence tomography imaging
  22. Research Letter
  23. Diuretics in primary hypertension – Reloaded
  24. Vascular complications post-transcatheter aortic valve procedures
  25. Setting up a transcatheter aortic valve implantation program: Indian perspective
  26. Complications encountered in coronary chronic total occlusion intervention: Prevention and bailout
  27. Correspondance
  28. Guide For Authors