Aims and Scope
Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases (JRCD) is an international, quarterly issued, peer-reviewed, open access, online journal that keeps cardiologists and non-cardiologists up-to-date with rare disorders of the heart and vessels.
The Journal publishes fine quality review articles, original, basic and clinical sciences research papers, either positive or negative, case reports and articles on public health issues in the field of rare cardiovascular diseases and orphan cardiovascular drugs.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following areas:
(1) rare diseases of systemic circulation
(2) rare diseases of pulmonary circulation
(3) rare diseases of the heart (cardiomyopathies)
(4) rare congenital cardiovascular diseases
(5) rare arrhythmias
(6) cardiac tumors and cardiovascular diseases in malignancy
(7) cardiovascular diseases in pregnancy
(8) basic science
Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases follows the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. JRCD respects publication ethics as set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Submission of a manuscript to the Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases implies that all authors have read and agreed to its content and that the manuscript conforms to the journal’s policies.
JRCD accepts submissions from all international regions.
JRCD on the ICMJE list of Journals
The Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases has been listed on the ICMJE's Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals.
Thanks to reviewers: Thanks to reviewers: 2015
Let me thank, on behalf of the Editorial Board and Editorial Office Members, each and all of the following colleagues for their significant contribution to the development of the Journal by reviewing articles submitted to the Journal in 2015.