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Karin R. Sipido

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Stefan Janssens
Aernout Luttun
Paul Holvoet
Maurilio Sampaolesi

About the journal

Cardiovascular Research is the international, basic and translational research journal of the European Society of Cardiology spanning different areas and disciplines within the cardiovascular field.

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Spotlight Issues

Cardiovascular Research regularly publishes 'Spotlight Issues'. Each issue is devoted to a specific research topic and contains a number of invited expert reviews as well as original articles.

Latest issue: Atrial Fibrillation – From Mechanistic Insights to Innovative Therapeutic Strategies

Virtual Issue: More on Atrial Fibrillation from Cardiovascular Research

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Coming soon - Cardiovascular Research Onlife

Cardiovascular Research onlife will be the place to discover the latest news and insights from the field of cardiovascular research in one place. It will be a scientific forum that showcases the latest research and interactions between basic, translational, and clinical cardiovascular research through articles, videos, interviews, and more.

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ESC Journals app - new app coming soon

Download the ESC Journals app to access cutting-edge cardiology research anytime, anywhere.

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The Cardio Image Bank contains quality, original images from the European Heart Journal. Organised by subject area, each image consists of a thumbnail, title, reference, and legend.

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ESC Journal Family Manuscript Sharing

Authors submitting to the European Heart Journal (EHJ) will, where appropriate, be given the option for their manuscript to be considered by the relevant sub-specialty journal when EHJ is unable to accept their manuscript for publication. Cardiovascular Research is included in the sharing system.

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