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. B-T594M epithelial sodium channel gene polymorphism and essential hypertension in individuals of Indo-Aryan ancestry in Northern India
  2. Office blood pressure measurement practices among community health providers (medical and paramedical) in northern district of India
  3. Effect of PUFA on patients with hypertension: A hospital based study
  4. To compare the effect of Telmisartan with Metoprolol on arterial stiffness in hypertension: Prospective randomized parallel group trial
  5. Angiographic prevalence and pattern of coronary artery disease in women
  6. Percutaneous management of prosthetic valve thrombosis
  7. Coronary intervention in anomalous origin of the right coronary artery (ARCA) from the left sinus of valsalva (LSOV): A single center experience
  8. Efficacy of multi-detector coronary computed tomography angiography in comparison with exercise electrocardiogram in the triage of patients of low risk acute chest pain
  9. Early repolarisation and J wave syndromes
  10. Use of ‘Guideliner’ catheter to overcome failure of delivery of Absorb™ Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold in calcified tortuous coronary lesions: Technical considerations in ‘Real World Patients’
  11. Bioresorbable vascular scaffold for coronary in-stent restenosis: A novel concept
  12. Balloon pulmonary valvotomy e Not just a simple balloon dilatation
  13. Bidirectional ventricular tachycardia with myocardial infarction: A case report with insight on mechanism and treatment
  14. Late perforation of Durata ICD lead e A case report
  15. Cardiac amyloidosis: A report of two cases
  16. Isolation of left subclavian artery with reversal of neurological and hemodynamic abnormalities after percutaneous closure
  17. Giant aneurysm of left main coronary artery
  18. Letter to the Editor: ICD programming