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Welcome to the World Journal of Cardiology

World Journal of Cardiology (WJC, World J Cardiol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJC accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJC are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJC is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of cardiology, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJC include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2019 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
  • Ramdas G Pai, FACC, FRCP (Hon), MD, Doctor, Professor, (Email: ramdas.pai@medsch.ucr.edu) Director Cardiovascular Fellowship Program, Chair of Clinical Sciences, University of California Riverside School of Medicine, Riverside, CA 92507, United States
  • Marco Matteo Ciccone, MD, Associate Professor, (Email: marcomatteo.ciccone@uniba.it) Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Bari University, Bari 70124, Italy
  • Dimitrios Tousoulis, FACC, MD, PhD, Full Professor, (Email: drtousoulis@hotmail.com) 1st Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens 115 27, Greece
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJC is now abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
CiteScore (2017): 0.89.
ISSN
1949-8462 (online)
Editorial
Takotsubo syndrome: The past, the present and the future 
Nauman Khalid, Pooja Sareen, Sarah Aftab Ahmad, Lovely Chhabra 
World J Cardiol 11(9):213-216. Published online Sep 26, 2019. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v11.i9.213