• About the Journal

    Aims and Scope

    Exploration of Cardiology, a peer-reviewed open access online journal. The journal aims to publish papers of the highest quality and significance in all areas related to Cardiology. A special emphasis is placed on environmental cardiology and the use of sustainable practices. Scientific rigor and evidence-based decision-making should drive the actions toward achievements in this field. Based on these principles, this journal welcomes submissions that want to address the following topics:  

    ★ Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

    ★ Artificial intelligence in cardiology

    ★ Brain, mind, and the heart

    ★ Cardiac electrophysiology

    ★ Cardiovascular genetics and epigenetics

    ★ Cardiovascular epidemiology

    ★ Cardiovascular imaging

    ★ Cardiovascular microbiology and microbiome

    ★ Cardiovascular omics

    ★ Cardiovascular surgery

    ★ Channelopathy

    ★ Coronary vasospasm and vasomotion

    ★ Dilated cardiomyopathy

    ★ Echocardiography

    ★ Environmental cardiology

    ★ Ethical and legal issues in cardiovascular research and practice

    ★ Guidelines and real-world practice

    ★ Heart and internal medicine

    ★ Heart and kidney

    ★ Heart failure

    ★ Heart transplant

    ★ Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

    ★ Invasive cardiology

    ★ Ischemic heart disease

    ★ Lung and heart

    ★ Nutrition and metabolism

    ★ Pulmonary hypertension  

    ★ Restrictive cardiomyopathy

    ★ Safety ad risk assessment of cardiology practices

    ★ Sleep and cardiovascular disease

    ★ Sport cardiology

    ★ Stress echocardiography

    ★ Sustainability in cardiology

    ★ Valvular heart disease 

    Publication Frequency

    Exploration of Cardiology is a bimonthly journal and published in February, April, June, August, October, December. All accepted articles will be published immediately after production. Readers can access the content as quickly as possible, and the paper can be cited immediately.

    Open Access

    The journal provides immediate open access to all published content. Everyone can enjoy free and unrestricted use of these published content under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY) license. More information can be found at Open Access.



    Peer Review

    The journal adopts a single-blind peer review. Except for some Editorials released by the Editors, all manuscripts will undergo a strict review to assess their novelty, validity and significance, etc. More information can be found at Peer Review Policy and Peer Review Guidelines. For the whole editorial process, please refer to Editorial Process.

    Permanent Archive

    To ensure long-term digital preservation, all the published articles will be archived on Portico platform. Authors are encouraged to deposit their articles in PubMed Central and Europe PubMed Central, or other appropriate funding body's archive.


    The journal is owned and published by Open Exploration Publishing.