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Open Heart

is an open access journal by BMJ and BCS, publishing original research in cardiovascular medicine.
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Open Heart is 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, Hospital of Graubunden (Switzerland) and Royal Brompton Hospital (UK)
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Open Heart considers submissions of a variety of article types, including original research articles, study protocols and occasional review articles. Responses to published work are also welcomed.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.
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.