Hearts is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on cardiology and cardiac & vascular surgery, published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free to download, share, and reuse content. Authors receive recognition for their contribution when the paper is reused.
  • High Visibility: indexed within FSTA, and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: APC discount vouchers, optional signed peer review, and reviewer names published annually in the journal.
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Topic in Hearts, JCM
Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease Topic Editors: Parwis Massoudy, Matthias Thielmann
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Cardiogenetics, Hearts, JCDD, JCM, Medicina
Improving Diagnosis and Treatment in Heart Failure and Myocarditis Topic Editors: Moshe Rav-Acha, Tal Hasin, Felicitas Escher, Michael J. Bonios
Deadline: 31 January 2023
Topic in Cardiogenetics, Hearts, JCDD, JCM, Medicina
Atrial Fibrillation: State-of-the-Art Techniques and Future Perspectives for Diagnosis, Rhythm Control, and Stroke Prophylaxis Topic Editors: Domenico G. Della Rocca, Cristina Chimenti, Gian Battista Chierchia, Carlo De Asmundis
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Topic in Biomedicines, Diagnostics, Hearts, IJMS, JCM
Angiology and Endothelial Pathophysiology in Human Diseases Topic Editors: Kimon Stamatelopoulos, Georgios Georgiopoulos, Alexandros Briasoulis
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Hearts
New Factors in Cell-Cell Communication between Monocyte/Macrophage and Cardiac Resident Cells during Cardiac Injury and Repair Guest Editors: Sören Meyer, Florian Leuschner
Deadline: 31 July 2022
Special Issue in Hearts
Treatment of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Diseases and Aneurysm Guest Editors: Lazar B. Davidovic, Igor B Končar
Deadline: 15 August 2022
Special Issue in Hearts
World Heart Day 2022 Guest Editor: Diego Franco Jaime
Deadline: 29 September 2022
Special Issue in Hearts
COVID-19 and the Cardiovascular System Guest Editors: Lukas J. Motloch, Anna-Maria Dieplinger, Rudin Pistulli
Deadline: 31 January 2023
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