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Open Heart is an online only, open access cardiology journal dedicated to publishing high quality, peer reviewed medical research in all disciplines and therapeutic areas of cardiovascular medicine. Research is published across all study phases and designs, from protocols to phase I trials to meta-analyses, including small or specialist studies. Opinionated discussions on controversial topics are welcomed.

Open Heart is an official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society.

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Editor-in-Chief: Dr Pascal Meier, Royal Brompton Hospital (UK) and University of Geneva (Switzerland)
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Authors

Open Heart accepts original research articles, study protocols and occasional review articles. Responses to published work are also welcomed.
 
The Author Information section provides general guidelines and requirements for specific article types.

This is an open access journal that levies an Article Publishing Charge (APC). Discounts and waivers are available; details are provided in the Author Information section.

All manuscripts should be submitted online.

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Open Heart: online-only, open access cardiology journal. The companion journal of Heart

Editor of Open Heart, Pascal Meier, introduces the open access cardiology journal that aims to be "open" in many ways: open access (free access for all readers), open peer review (unblinded peer review) and open data (data sharing is encouraged). The goal is to ensure maximum transparency and maximum impact on research progress and patient care.
Open Heart is part of the BMJ's family of cardiology journals, which includes Heart and Heart Asia.
Open Heart is an official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society.
http://openheart.bmj.com