The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging publishes technical and clinical communications (original articles, review articles and editorial comments) associated with cardiovascular diseases. The technical communications include the research, development and evaluation of novel imaging methods in the various imaging domains. These domains include magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, X-ray imaging, intravascular imaging, and applications in nuclear cardiology and echocardiography, and any combination of these techniques. Of particular interest are topics in medical image processing and image-guided interventions. Clinical applications of such imaging techniques include improved diagnostic approaches, treatment , prognosis and follow-up of cardiovascular patients. Topics include: multi-center or larger individual studies dealing with risk stratification and imaging utilization, applications for better characterization of cardiovascular diseases, and assessment of the efficacy of new drugs and interventional devices.
The Journal targets physicians and other healthcare practitioners with an interest in cardiovascular diseases and imaging, such as general diagnostic cardiologists and radiologists, cardiovascular radiologists, imaging cardiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, pulmonologists, internists, cardiothoracic surgeons, pathologists and physicians-in-training. It is also directed at medical physicists, scientists, engineers and informatics specialists working on the development of imaging tools, contrast agents or data processing for the study of cardiovascular diseases, as well as representatives from industries, organizations and governments involved in providing products or policies for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.