Journal Information

Aims & Scope

Nature Reviews Cardiology aims to be the premier source of reviews and commentaries for the scientific and clinical communities we serve. We strive to publish articles that are authoritative, accessible, and enhanced with clearly understandable figures, tables, and other display items. We want to provide an unparalleled service to authors, referees, and readers, and we work hard to maximize the usefulness and impact of each article. The journal publishes Research Highlights, Comments, News & Views, Reviews, Consensus Statements, and Perspectives relevant to practising cardiologists and cardiovascular research scientists, with our broad scope ensuring that the articles we publish reach the widest possible audience.

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About the Editors

All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time, professional editors

Nature Reviews Cardiology receives advice and support from an external Advisory Board of internationally renowned cardiologists. 

Journal Credits

Information on journal staff.

Journal Metrics

Journal metrics for Nature Reviews Cardiology.


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Journal Abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Rev. Cardiol.


The international standard serial numbers (ISSNs) for Nature Reviews Cardiology are 1759-5002 (print) and 1759-5010 (online).


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