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Thomas F. Lüscher

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About the journal

The European Heart Journal (EHJ) is an official Journal of the European Society of Cardiology, publishing the highest quality material, both clinical and scientific, on all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine.

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Virtual Issues

EHJ in the news

Discover EHJ research to hit the international headlines. From how ‘broken heart syndrome’ can also be trigged by happy events, to how cardiologists are now using 3D printing to personalise treatment for heart disease.

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EHJ at the ESC Congress 2016

Read the latest Hotline Papers, 2016 Guidelines, Epidemiological Update, and more published around the ESC Congress 2016.

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The Year in Cardiology 2016

The 2016 Year in Cardiology series wraps up the hot topics from the last 12 months; from Peripheral Circulation to Heart Failure, and Prevention to Imaging.

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EHJ Today

Watch interviews on hot topics and the latest news in modern cardiology with pioneers and key opinion leaders. Over 100,000 hits!



Read comments on hot topics, key messages from conferences and ESC Guidelines, informative features on cardiology personalities, and political aspects effecting cardiology.

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ESC Virtual Journal

The ESC Virtual Journal showcases the best quality science from the ESC Journals Family. Each issue, published monthly online, addresses a specific theme and mirrors those of major cardiology meetings occurring that month.

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Issue @ a glance podcasts

EHJ Podcast Series

Listen to audio versions of the Issue @ a Glance editorials and more with the EHJ Podcast series.

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Volume 38, Issue 3, 14 January 2017

Outcomes of acute coronary syndromes: clinical presentation, gender, inflammation, and cell therapy

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Volume 38, Issue 2, 7 January 2017

Hypertension: detection, mechanisms, outcomes, and treatment

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Volume 38, Issue 1, 1 January 2017 

Atrial fibrillation beyond the arrhythmia: hypercoagulability, adipose tissue, and fibrotic remodelling 

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ESC Journals app - coming soon

The new app for the ESC Journals will allow access to cutting-edge cardiology research anytime, anywhere.

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Developing Countries Initiative

Your institution could be eligible to free or heavily discounted online access to the European Heart Journal through the Oxford Developing Countries Initiative.

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Submit to EHJ

EHJ publishes high quality clinical and scientific papers relating to all aspects of cardiovascular disease. It includes articles related to research findings, technical evaluations, and reviews.

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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.

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Cardio Image Bank

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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Continuing Medical Education

Fulfil your professional development with the European Heart Journal and Oxford E-Learning. As well as taking new tests, you can browse your results from previous tests and generate certificates within your Oxford e-Learning account.

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