The Egyptian Heart Journal is the official journal of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology (EgSC). The society was founded in 1951 by Professor Mohamed Ibrahim and is a non-profit organisation. The EgSC comprises 17 working groups; they all work actively to ensure the best updated practice in all subspecialties. The society organizes the prestigious annual international congress [CardioEgypt] where cardiologists from countries across the world come together to share and exchange experiences in the field. It has over 3,000 members and works with different societies all over the world.
Management of PDA device closure complicated by severe hemolysis by transcatheter retrieval and deployment of new device
The predictive value of precipitating factors on clinical outcomes in hospitalized patients with decompensated heart failure: insights from the Egyptian cohort in the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure long-term registry
Double-chambered left ventricle: diagnosis by CMR and review of the literature
Interventional therapy of acute coronary syndromes in very old patient population and results of 2 years follow-up
Once versus twice daily antihypertensive medications for the control of nocturnal blood pressure: a comparative study
Guideline-directed medical therapy in heart failure patients: impact of focused care provided by a heart failure clinic in comparison to general cardiology out-patient department
SGLT2 inhibitors in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
The relation between ApoB/ApoA-1 ratio and the severity of coronary artery disease in patients with acute coronary syndrome
Demographics, clinical characteristics, and outcomes among hospitalized heart failure patients across different regions of Egypt
About the Society
Aims and scope
The Egyptian Heart Journal is the official journal of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology. It is an international journal that publishes peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of cardiovascular disease, including original clinical studies and translational investigations. The journal publishes research, review articles, case reports and commentary articles, as well as editorials interpreting and commenting on the research presented. In addition, it provides a forum for the exchange of information on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine, including educational issues.
About the Editors
Hala Mahfouz Badran, Editor-in-Chief
Hala Mahfouz Badran is a Professor of Cardiology at Menoufia University and is the Chairman of Egyptian Working Group of Echocardiography (EEWG). She is the Director of Yacoub Research Unit at Menoufia University and is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC). Professor Hala has been a member of the European Society of Cardiology since 2007 and a member of the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) since 2006. In addition, she is also a member of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and has been a reviewer for the Egyptian Universities Promotion Committee (EUPC) Cardiology Division.
Professor Hala has been a member of the Egyptian Universities Promotion Committee Board, Head of the Cardiology Department at Menoufia University and a Fellow of Cardiology at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, USA. She has also acted as a reviewer in over 12 international journals.
The Egyptian Heart Journal is affiliated with Egyptian Society of Cardiology.
Annual Journal Metrics
1.4 - CiteScore
0.663 - SNIP (Source-Normalized Impact per Paper)
0.304 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)
19 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
43 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)
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- ISSN: 2090-911X (electronic)