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State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Medicine in Europe 2022

Submission deadline: 15 September 2022
Special Issue Editors
Massimo Volpe, MD
Department of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Science, and Hypertension Unit, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
Interests: Hypertension; Chronic Heart Failure; Hypertension
Filippos Triposkiadis, MD
Department of Cardiology, Larissa University Hospital, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece
Interests: Chronic heart failure; Diseases of the aorta; Coronary artery disease chronic; Myocardial disease
Grigorios Korosoglou, MD
Departments of Cardiology, Vascular Medicine and Pneumology, GRN Academic Teaching Hospital Weinheim, Weinheim, Germany
Interests: Cardiovascular imaging (cardiac CT; cardiac MRI); Interventional cardiology; Peripheral vascular interventions
Matteo Cameli, MD, PhD
Department of Medical Biotechnologies, Division of Cardiology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Interests: Echocardiography; Chronic Heart Failure
Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,


Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death around the world. According to the European Cardiovascular Disease Statistics 2017, CVD caused 3.9 million deaths in Europe each year, which are more than half of all deaths across the European Region. This Special Issue aims to provide a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art of Cardiovascular Medicine in Europe. We invite research papers that will consolidate our understanding in this area.

In this Special Issue, we will focus and will be interested in , but are not limited to, receiving manuscript contributions in one or more of the following areas:

• Management of Heart Failure 
• Diseases of the aorta
• Myocardial disease
• Cardiovascular imaging (cardiac CT; cardiac MRI)
• Interventional cardiology
• Peripheral vascular interventions
• Heart transplantation
• Valvular heart disease
• Echocardiography
• Electrocardiogram
• Cardiovascular Prevention
• Arterial Hypertension
• Arrhythmias (Sudden cardiac death)

It is my pleasure to invite you to submit manuscripts on the subject “State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Medicine in Europe 2022” for this Special Issue. Full papers and communications, as well as comprehensive reviews, are welcome. Please feel free to contact me, the guest editor, in case of further questions.

Prof. Massimo Volpe, Prof. Filippos Triposkiadis, Prof. Grigorios Korosoglou and Prof. Matteo Cameli

Guest Editors

Sudden cardiac death
Arterial Hypertension
Cardiovascular disease
Cardiac CT
Cardiac MRI
Interventional cardiology
Vascular intervention
Heart failure
Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted via our online editorial system at by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to start your submission Manuscripts can be submitted now or up until the deadline. All papers will go through peer-review process. Accepted papers will be published in the journal (as soon as accepted) and meanwhile listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, reviews as well as short communications are preferred. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office to announce on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts will be thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. Please visit the Instruction for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) in this open access journal is 2200 USD. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

Planned Paper (1 Paper)
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to IMR Press journals will subject to peer-review before acceptance

Developments of high frame rate echocardiography and mechanical wave imaging

 Strachinaru M et al.

Published Paper (6 Papers)
Open Access Review
Disparities between guideline statements on acute and post-acute management of cervical artery dissection
Lukas Mayer-Suess, Tamara Peball, Silvia Komarek, Benjamin Dejakum, ... Michael Knoflach
Rev. Cardiovasc. Med. 2022, 23(1), 1;
(This article belongs to the Special Issue State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Medicine in Europe 2022)
Open Access Review
Right ventricular myocardial infarction: pathophysiology, clinical implications and management
Giuseppe Femia, John K French, Craig Juergens, Dominic Leung, Sidney Lo
Rev. Cardiovasc. Med. 2021, 22(4), 1229–1240;
(This article belongs to the Special Issue State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Medicine in Europe 2022)
Open Access Review
Determinants of exercise adherence and maintenance among patients with hypertension: a narrative review
Susana Lopes, Gonçalo Félix, José Mesquita-Bastos, Daniela Figueiredo, ... Fernando Ribeiro
Rev. Cardiovasc. Med. 2021, 22(4), 1271–1278;
(This article belongs to the Special Issue State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Medicine in Europe 2022)
Open Access Review
Amiodarone in ventricular arrhythmias: still a valuable resource?
Luigi Pannone, Giuseppe D’Angelo, Simone Gulletta, Giulio Falasconi, ... Pasquale Vergara
Rev. Cardiovasc. Med. 2021, 22(4), 1383–1392;
(This article belongs to the Special Issue State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Medicine in Europe 2022)
Open Access Systematic Review
Cardiovascular outcomes of glucose lowering therapy in chronic kidney disease patients: a systematic review with meta-analysis
Anna Kamdar, Robert Sykes, Andrew Morrow, Kenneth Mangion, Colin Berry
Rev. Cardiovasc. Med. 2021, 22(4), 1479–1490;
(This article belongs to the Special Issue State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Medicine in Europe 2022)
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