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. What ails the practice of medicine: The Atlas has shrugged
  2. From ‘Make in India’ to ‘Made in India’: The saroglitazar story
  3. Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease e Have we found the answers?
  4. The CRRIS study: Beginning of a new era of enquiry and educational intervention in India
  5. Challenges of STEMI care in India & the real world
  6. Hypertension guidelines: Good-bye to confusion and welcome to clarity
  7. Observational study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of saroglitazar in Indian diabetic dyslipidemia patients
  8. Independent association of severe vitamin D deficiency as a risk of acute myocardial infarction in Indians
  9. Cardiovascular risk reduction intervention among school-students in Kolkata, West Bengal e The CRRIS study protocol
  10. NT pro B type natriuretic peptide levels in constrictive pericarditis and restrictive cardiomyopathy
  11. Prevalence of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Bangladeshi children
  12. Comparing stress testing and fractional flow reserve to evaluate presence, location and extent of ischemia in coronary artery disease
  13. Inappropriate shock for myopotential over-sensing in a patient with subcutaneous ICD
  14. Iatrogenic mitral stenosis following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  15. 3-D optical coherence tomographic image of bifurcation lesion treated with two Absorb scaffolds
  16. Methemoglobinemia and arterial blood gas
  17. Journal Review
  18. Hypertrophy to failure: What goes wrong with the fibers of the heart?
  19. How to perform transeptal puncture
  20. Value of FFR in clinical practice
  21. Echocardiography report (CSI recommended echo format)
  22. Yoga: From cardiovascular benefit to the gates of God