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.

Current Issue (July - August 2019)

Original Articles

  1. Sex differences in 30-day readmission rates, etiology, and predictors after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  2. A prospective study of contrast preservation using ultra-low contrast delivery technique versus standard automated contrast injector system in coronary procedures
  3. CHA2DS2-VASc score as a novel predictor for contrast-induced nephropathy after percutaneous coronary intervention in acute coronary syndrome
  4. Prevalence of hypertension among Indian adults: Results from the great India blood pressure survey
  5. Duration of in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation and its effect on survival
  6. Orthostatic hypotension is associated with new-onset atrial fibrillation: Systemic review and meta-analysis
  7. A milestone in prediction of the coronary artery dimensions from the multiple linear regression equation
  8. Incidence and predictors of super-response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
  9. Cardiovascular manifestations of people living with HIV/AIDS: Report from a hot spot in eastern India
  10. Therapeutic experience of ticagrelor in Indian patients with acute coronary syndrome: A non-interventional, prospective, and observational study
  11. Morbidity After cardiac surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass and associated factors: A retrospective observational study
  12. Evaluation of intracoronary blood from obstructive vessel in patients of ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing PPCI

Short Communication

  1. Permanent HIS bundle Pacing Feasibility in Routine Clinical Practice: Experience from an Indian Center

Letter to the Editor

  1. Atherosclerostic cardiovascular disease risk score: Are Indians underestimating the risk of cardiovascular disease?