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NEW Call for papers: Digital Technologies for Cardiovascular Disorders

Digital Technologies Collection

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders acknowledges that progress in digital health and innovation is fundamental to the advancement of modern cardiology. We therefore announce a call for papers on any topic connected with digital health and technology within the field of cardiology/cardiovascular diseases.  Learn more and submit an article.

Join our Editorial Board

We are recruiting new Editors to join our international Editorial Board, helping to provide expertise on a wide range of subjects within the area of disorders of the heart and circulatory system.

To get more information and submit your application click here.

Read ESC 2020 highlights from our Editorial Board

To mark ESC Congress 2020: The Digital Experience, we are pleased to publish a highlights Correspondence and update our Sections in line with the cardiovascular field. 

Editor's picks

New Content ItemComparison of platelet reactivity between prasugrel and ticagrelor in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a meta-analysis

New Content ItemDepressive symptomatology and personality traits in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease

New Content ItemGlobal prevalence of congenital heart disease in school-age children: a meta-analysis and systematic review

BMC Series Focus Issues

June: Water and Sanitation.

In celebration of World Environment Day on the 5th June,  the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Water and Sanitation.  We have  collated open-access content from across our journals to highlight research into clean water, investigating links between water and health and our overall relationship with water.

May: Understanding Mental Health

With Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on ‘Understanding Mental Health’. We have brought together content to highlight research into understanding and improving mental health.


Aims and scope

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the characterization, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart and circulatory system. The journal welcomes clinical, basic and translational science studies that provide insights into the pathophysiology, molecular and cell biology, genetics, pharmacology, or epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases. Articles on surgical advancements and new technologies aiding in the diagnosis, monitoring and computational modelling of cardiovascular disorders are also considered.


Anna MelidoniBioMed Central, UK

Assistant Editor

Esther Fagelson, BioMed Central, UK

Editorial Board Member of the month

New Content ItemThe Editorial Board Member of the month for May 2021 is Michael Megaly, MD, MS from the Banner University Medical Center and the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, USA. In an interview to BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, Dr Megaly talks about the focus of his research and shares his insights about the present and future of Cardiology, as well as peer review and publishing. Read the interview here

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Supporting equity in academic publishing

New Content ItemAt BMC, we strive to be inclusive and provide equal opportunities to authors based in low- and middle-income countries who might face challenges in publishing their work. Check out BMC Public Health's guidance on submitting your research to the BMC Series journals. Please feel free to get in touch with feedback on what else the BMC Series can do to progress towards a more equitable publishing system.

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