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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 >>

2017 Published Issues
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  • Giuseppe De Luca, PhD, Assistant Professor, (E-mail:giuseppe.deluca@maggioreosp.novara.it)Department of Cardiology, Piedmont University, Novara 28100, Italy
  • Jian-Jun Li, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:lijnjn@aliyun.com)Center for Coronary Artery Disease, Fu Wai Cardiovascular Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Beijing 100037, China
  • Eugenio Picano, MD, PhD, N/A, (E-mail:picano@ifc.cnr.it)Instituto di Fisiologia Clinica CNR, Echocardiography Laboratory, Via Moruzzi 1, Pisa 56100, Italy
  • Nathan D Wong, FACC, FAHA, PhD, Director, Professor, (E-mail:ndwong@uci.edu)Heart Disease Prevention Program, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92629, United States
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1949-8462 (online)
Effects of energy drinks on the cardiovascular system 
Bishoy Wassef, Michelle Kohansieh, Amgad N Makaryus 
World J Cardiol 9(11):796-806. Published online Nov 26, 2017. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v9.i11.796
Randomized Clinical Trial
Randomized study comparing incidence of radial artery occlusion post-percutaneous coronary intervention between two conventional compression devices using a novel air-inflation technique 
Victor Voon, Muhammad AyyazUlHaq, Ciara Cahill, Kirsten Mannix, Catriona Ahern, Terence Hennessy, SamerArnous, Thomas Kiernan 
World J Cardiol 9(11):807-812. Published online Nov 26, 2017. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v9.i11.807