Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases

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 arrhythmogenic disorders
(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.



Forthcoming Issue: Forthcoming Issue: JRCD Vol 3, No 7

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Indexation: Scopus and PMB

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Vol 3, No 6 (2018)

Table of Contents


Introduction PDF
Podolec P 189


Cardiac Tumors
Cardiac Tumours and Malignancy Diseases PDF
Komar M 190-192

Review Article

Diseases of Pulmonary Circulation
Pulmonary arterial hypertension: management in specific medical conditions (RCD code: II‑1A.1) PDF PDF
Iwańczyk S, Mularek-Kubzdela T 193-197

Original Article

Rare diseases of pulmonary circulation
Effect of first‑month specific therapy determines long‑term clinical outcome in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (RCD code: II‑1A.4.o) PDF
Nowak A, Bula K, Głowacki K, Gawin W, Kalita M, Nechoritis K, Grabka M, Mizia-Stec K 198-203

Case Report

Cardiovascular diseases in pregnancy
Pregnancy and congenital complete atrioventricular block: management during pregnancy and periparturient period (RCD code: VII-V) PDF
Ząbek A, Małecka B, Matusik P T, Dębski M, Boczar K, Lelakowski J 204-208
Rare diseases of the heart
Biventricular cardiomyopathy improvement by shifting therapy from agalsidase alfa to agalsidase beta in Anderson‑Fabry Disease (RCD code: III‑3B.2) PDF
Serra W, Pastorini G 209-212
A rare case of atypical mid‑variant takotsubo cardiomyopathy during dobutamine stress echocardiography (RCD code: III‑5B) PDF
Hussain B, Basir N 213-217
Cardiac Tumors
Right atrial myxoma in a patient with Budd‑Chiari syndrome (RCD code: VI‑1A.1) PDF
Tipoo Sultan F, Hussain B, Rasheed F 218-220
Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases (JRCD)
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