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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 >>

2021 Published Issues
9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • 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
  • 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

The 2021 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2020 Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) for WJC as 0.36. The WJC’s CiteScore for 2020 is 0.3, and Scopus CiteScore rank 2020: Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine is 289/317.

ISSN
1949-8462 (online)
Review
Nikolaos-Achilleas Arkoudis, Konstantinos Katsanos, Riccardo Inchingolo, Ioannis Paraskevopoulos, Martin Mariappan, Stavros Spiliopoulos 
World J Cardiol 13(9):381-398. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v13.i9.381
Minireviews
Marianna Mazza, Giuseppe Marano, Angela Gonsalez del Castillo, Daniela Chieffo, Gabriella Albano, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, Leonarda Galiuto, Gabriele Sani, Enrico Romagnoli 
World J Cardiol 13(9):438-445. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v13.i9.438
Anthony Georges Matta, Nabil Yaacoub, Vanessa Nader, Nicolas Moussallem, Didier Carrie, Jerome Roncalli 
World J Cardiol 13(9):446-455. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v13.i9.446
Retrospective Study
Prospective Study
Andrew Xanthopoulos, Konstantinos Tryposkiadis, Apostolos Dimos, Angeliki Bourazana, Alexandros Zagouras, Nikolaos Iakovis, Michail Papamichalis, Grigorios Giamouzis, George Vassilopoulos, John Skoularigis, Filippos Triposkiadis 
World J Cardiol 13(9):503-513. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v13.i9.503