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.

Articles In This Issue

  1. Is smog innocuous? Air pollution and cardiovascular disease
  2. “All hands on deck”: An imperative for tackling hypertension in South Asia
  3. Innovation, information technology and task sharing for management of burden of hypertension in India
  4. Prevalence and incidence of hypertension: Results from a representative cohort of over 16,000 adults in three cities of South Asia
  5. Prevalence and characteristics of resistant hypertensive patients in an Asian population
  6. Prevalence and control of cardiovascular risk factors in stable coronary artery outpatients in India compared with the rest of the world: An analysis from international CLARIFY registry
  7. High versus low dose statin therapy in Indian patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing thrombolysis
  8. Comparison of different cardiovascular risk score calculators for cardiovascular risk prediction and guideline recommended statin uses
  9. Implications of the 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol guidelines on contemporary clinical practice for patients with atherosclerotic coronary and peripheral arterial disease
  10. Frequency and predictors of non-adherence to lifestyle modifications and medications after coronary artery bypass grafting: A cross-sectional study
  11. Anthropometric indicators as predictor of pre-diabetes in Indian adolescents
  12. Assessment of knowledge about healthy heart habits in urban and rural population of Punjab after SMS campaign—A cross-sectional study
  13. Comparison of yoga andwalking-exercise on cardiac time intervals as a measure of cardiac function in elderly with increased pulse pressure
  14. The effect of traditional Persian music on the cardiac functioning of young Iranian women
  15. Clinical Outcomes of patients with coronary artery disease who underwent FFR evaluation of intermediate coronary lesionS – COFFRS study
  16. High sensitive C-reactive protein and interleukin 6 in atrial fibrillation with rheumatic mitral stenosis from Indian cohort
  17. Coronary artery dimensions in normal Indians
  18. Research Letter
  19. Review Article
  20. Management of obesity in adult Asian Indians
  21. Atrial fibrillation and hyperthyroidism: A literature review
  22. Application of exercise ECG stress test in the current high cost modern-era healthcare system
  23. Cardio-Oncology – A new subspecialty with collaboration at its heart
  24. Correspondence
  25. Hologram the future of medicine – From Star Wars to clinical imaging
  26. Bye; pass