European Heart Journal quality standards

Fernando Alfonso, Christian Torp-Pedersen, Rickey E. Carter, Filipo Crea

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The aim of the European Heart Journal (EHJ) is to attract innovative, methodologically sound, and clinically relevant research manuscripts able to change clinical practice and/or substantially advance knowledge on cardiovascular diseases. As the reference journal in cardiovascular medicine, the EHJ is committed to publishing only the best cardiovascular science adhering to the highest ethical principles. EHJ uses highly rigorous peer-review, critical statistical review and the highest quality editorial process, to ensure the novelty, accuracy, quality, and relevance of all accepted manuscripts with the aim of inspiring the clinical practice of EHJ readers and reducing the global burden of cardiovascular diseases. This review article summarizes the quality standards pursued by the EHJ to fulfill its mission.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2729-2736
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - Jul 21 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Authorship
  • Biomedical journals
  • Editorial recommendations
  • Peer-review
  • Publication ethics
  • Scientific process
  • Trial registration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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