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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 >>

2023 Published Issues
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  • Marco Matteo Ciccone, MD, Associate Professor, (Email: marcomatteo.ciccone@uniba.it) Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Bari University, Bari 70124, Italy
  • 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
  • Pal Pacher, FACC, FAHA, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Professor, Senior Researcher, Senior Scientist, (Email: pacher@mail.nih.gov) Laboratory of Cardiovascular Physiology and Tissue Injury, National Institutes of Health/NIAAA, Rockville, MD 20852, United States
  • Dimitrios Tousoulis, FACC, MD, PhD, Full Professor, 1st Department of Cardiology, Hippokration Hospital, Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens 11528, Greece
The WJC is now abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2023 Edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2022 impact factor (IF) for WJC as 1.9; IF without journal self cites: 1.8; 5-year IF: 2.3; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.33. The WJC’s CiteScore for 2022 is 1.9 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2022: Cardiology and cardiovascular medicine is 226/354.
1949-8462 (online)
Arshia Bhardwaj, Arshdeep Singh, Vandana Midha, Ajit Sood, Gurpreet Singh Wander, Bishav Mohan, Akash Batta 
World J Cardiol 15(11):553-570. Published online Nov 26, 2023. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v15.i11.553
Muhammad Romail Manan, Vincent Kipkorir, Iqra Nawaz, Maryann Wanjiku Waithaka, Bahadar Singh Srichawla, Amelia Maria Găman, Camelia Cristina Diaconu, Mihnea-Alexandru Găman 
World J Cardiol 15(11):571-581. Published online Nov 26, 2023. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v15.i11.571
Case Control Study
Somto Nwaedozie, Haibin Zhang, Javad Najjar Mojarrab, Param Sharma, Paul Yeung, Peter Umukoro, Deepa Soodi, Rachel Gabor, Kelley Anderson, Romel Garcia-Montilla 
World J Cardiol 15(11):582-598. Published online Nov 26, 2023. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v15.i11.582
Observational Study
Case Report