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Welcome to the World Journal of Cardiology

The World Journal of Cardiology (WJC) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of cardiology.  It was launched on December 31, 2009 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage cardiologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJC describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJC are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJC’s acceptance rate: 57%. Submit here >>

2018 Published Issues
7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
Indexing/Abstracting
WJC is now abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
CiteScore (2017): 0.89.
ISSN
1949-8462 (online)
Editorial
Preventing pediatric cardiothoracic trauma: Role of policy and legislation 
Konstantinos S Mylonas, Pouya Hemmati, Diamantis I Tsilimigras, Pavlos Texakalidis, Konstantinos P Economopoulos 
World J Cardiol 10(7):49-51. Published online Jul 26, 2018. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v10.i7.49
Review
Novel approaches for the treatment of ventricular tachycardia 
Michael Spartalis, Eleftherios Spartalis, Eleni Tzatzaki, Diamantis I Tsilimigras, Demetrios Moris, Christos Kontogiannis, Efthimios Livanis, Dimitrios C Iliopoulos, Vassilis Voudris, George N Theodorakis 
World J Cardiol 10(7):52-59. Published online Jul 26, 2018. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v10.i7.52
Correction
Correction to “Clinical outcomes of combined flow-pressure drop measurements using newly developed diagnostic endpoint: Pressure drop coefficient in patients with coronary artery dysfunction” 
Mohamed A Effat, Srikara Viswanath Peelukhana, Rupak K Banerjee 
World J Cardiol 10(7):60-61. Published online Jul 26, 2018. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v10.i7.60