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. Yoga – A promising technique to control cardiovascular disease
  2. Yoga based cardiac rehabilitation after coronary artery bypass surgery: One-year results on LVEF, lipid profile and psychological states – A randomized controlled study
  3. Effect of a Government Scheme on Reperfusion Trends in a tertiary care centre in South India
  4. Size of distal radial and distal ulnar arteries in adults of southern Rajasthan and their implications for percutaneous coronary interventions
  5. Modified radial v/s biatrial maze for atrial fibrillation in rheumatic valvular heart surgery
  6. Risk scoring system to predict contrast induced nephropathy following percutaneous coronary intervention
  7. Real world experience with an indigenously manufactured stent Cobal C – A retrospective study
  8. Clopidogrel resistance: The way forward
  9. Regression of pulmonary artery hypertension due to development of a pulmonary arteriovenous malformation
  10. Pulmonary endarterectomy for saddling pulmonary embolism by Aspergillus fungus in an immunocompetent patient
  11. An unusual cause of acute cor pulmonale – Significance of the ‘continuous diaphragm sign’
  12. Cardio-embolic stroke due to valve tissue embolization during Percutaneous Transseptal Mitral Commissurotomy (PTMC)
  13. Bundle branch aberrancy in predicting mechanism of SVT
  14. Isolated single coronary artery (RII-B type) presenting as an inferior wall myocardial infarction: A rare clinical entity
  15. Ratchet-traction effect: An underdiagnosed mechanism of pacing lead dislodgement
  16. OCT during left main bifurcation PCI
  17. Evaluation of sustained blood pressure elevation in children
  18. Editorial comment