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. Do we need to change the medical curriculum: regarding the pain of others
  2. Renal denervation for the treatment of hypertension: If at first you don't succeed, try and try again
  3. Resolute zotarolimus eluting stent for treatment of long coronary lesions
  4. Anaortic total arterial OPCAB e Panacea to all ills?
  5. To see or not to see: An eye opening optical coherence tomography
  6. Primary prevention of sudden cardiac death e Challenge the guidelines
  7. Renal sympathetic denervation using an externally irrigated radiofrequency ablation catheter for treatment of resistant hypertension e Acute safety and short term efficacy
  8. Role of angiotensin II type I (AT1 A1166C) receptor polymorphism in susceptibility of left ventricular dysfunction
  9. fQRS as a marker of granulomatous disease in patients presenting with ventricular tachycardia and normal left ventricular ejection fraction
  10. Elevated oxidative stress among coronary artery disease patients on statin therapy: A cross sectional study
  11. Prospective study to evaluate safety and efficacy of Zotarolimus Eluting Stent (PSEZES) in patients with long coronary artery lesions
  12. Does aortic valve sclerosis predicts the severity and complexity of coronary artery disease?
  13. Prognostic significance of coronary sinus filling time in patients with angina and normal coronaries at one year follow up
  14. Making sense of health care delivery Where does the close to community health care worker fit in? e The case for congestive heart failure
  15. Left main reconstruction as an alternative method to CABG after primary PCI complication
  16. Total arterial anaortic off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting for diffuse coronary disease - A case report
  17. Aortic root abscess presenting as alternating bundle branch block: Infective endocarditis of bicuspid aortic valve
  18. Managing distorted ABSORB Scaffold in left main during anomalous LMCA stenting
  19. A large left ventricular pseudo-aneurysm
  20. Quadricuspid pulmonary valve associated with atrial septal defects and pulmonary stenosis
  21. How to tackle complications in radial procedures: Tip and tricks
  22. ICAM-1 molecular mechanism and genome wide SNP's association studies
  23. Cardiac aspergilloma
  24. Instructions to authors