About Heart Asia
Aims and scope
Welcome to Heart Asia, a new cardiology journal which aims to convey the best research and practice from the Asia Pacific region to an international
audience. A collaboration of the Asia Pacific Heart Association, British Cardiovascular Society and BMJ Journals, Heart Asia
will publish original research, topical articles and analysis.
Content will be free to all during 2012 - just register here to gain access.
BMJ Journals and the British Cardiovascular Society also own and publish the international peer reviewed journal Heart. Each issue contains an extensive continuing professional education section (Education in Heart) and JournalScan highlighting important papers from outside the cardiology literature. Heart is the official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society and has been published since the 1930s.
|Acceptance rate||41% for original research submitted in 2012|
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|ISSN of Heart Asia Online||1759-1104|
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Rights and permissions
The BMJ Publishing Group is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.
The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. The BMJ Group is a sponsor of its activities.
"The publication of a premier cardiology journal, Heart Asia, by BMJ Publishing Group is a significant step forwards as this will become the preferred journal of choice for many of the original research work in the Asia Pacific region,"
Professor Vinay K Bahl, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
"The launch of Heart Asia will provide doctors in China a platform to publish their original research data and it is an important bridge that will allow the Chinese cardiologists to integrate with the international cardiology community,"
Professor Hu Dayi, Chief of the Heart Centre at Peking Universityâ€™s Peopleâ€™s Hospital, Beijing
"Leading cardiology centres in the Asia Pacific region do some of the finest research in the world and the launch of Heart Asia is timely as it will allow top class research papers to be published in an Asia Pacific cardiology journal,"
Professor Ruey Jen Sung, Professor, Emeritus, Stanford University.