About the Journal

The Pakistan Heart Journal (PHJ) is a 45-years-old quarterly, peer reviewed official journal of Pakistan Cardiac Society (PCS). PHJ publishes scholarly research focusing on the various fields of Cardiology and its sub-specialties. We are dedicated to promote high quality research and disseminate the latest advances among all health care professionals interested in various fields of cardiology including general clinical cardiology, preventive cardiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography, electrophysiology, pediatric cardiology, cardiac imaging, cardiothoracic surgery, and cardiac anesthesiology. 

As a leading cardiology journal of the country, Pakistan Heart Journal remains cognizant of the recent advances in the rapidly growing fields of cardiology, it invites and encourages scholars to write short communications and invited editorials on the emerging issues. We particularly aim to promote standards of cardiovascular diseases management and prevention in developing countries, like Pakistan, by encouraging manuscript submissions on issues affecting the public health.

It has a strong commitment towards original research of high quality. We follow double-blind peer review process as per international standards and their record is well kept. We not only focus on pure medical issues but we also highlight the ethical and moral issues as they do have profound effects on overall quality, training and research.

ISSN: 0048-2706 (Print)

ISSN: 2227-9199 (Online)

Pakistan Heart Journal accepts contributions relating to cardiovascular diseases which includes originals articles, case reports special communications and review articles.

Pakistan Heart Journal is

Indexed & Abstracted in

Index Copernicus Poland, WHO IMEMR Current Contents, Citefactor.org, Scopus

Registered with

International Serials Data System of France

Recognized by

Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP)

Approved by

Pakistan Medical & Dental Council


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Pakistan Cardiac Society

Prof. Dr. Mahmood ul Hassan


Editor in Chief

Pakistan Heart Journal

Prof. Dr. Tariq Ashraf

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Current Issue

Vol. 57 No. 2 (2024): Pakistan Heart Journal
Published: 2024-06-18


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