Heart and Vascular Medicine (HVM) is dedicated to providing a global, authoritative, and independent forum for high impact clinical research and opinion covering all aspects of cardiovascular medicine. The journal aims to publish high-impact content that influences medical practice. The scope of the journal is to deliver essential research, expert review, and candid commentary to provide context and perspective on important advances shaping these fields.
The journal is stringently edited and peer-reviewed to ensure the scientific merit and clinical relevance of its diverse content. We welcome clinical case studies, case reports, clinical trials, clinical practice and guidelines, epidemiology and research related to health care, opinion articles, original research articles, brief communications, case reviews, editorials and opinion articles covering all the aspects of cardiovascular medicine.
The authors have addressed comments and concerns about a recent article, by Nasr et al, which reported the clinical characteristics and outcome of 34 patients with Takotsubo syndrome triggered by cerebral disease and collected during five years from a neurological ICU.