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.
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
Editor-in-Chief, Prof Hala Mahfouz Badran, MD, Menoufia University, Egypt
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
2022 Citation Impact
1.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
1.1 - 5-year Impact Factor
0.606 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
0.300 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)
13 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
121 days submission to accept (Median)
288 Altmetric mentions
- ISSN: 2090-911X (electronic)