The editor of Pediatric Cardiology welcomes original manuscripts concerning all aspects of heart disease in infants, children, adolescents and adults including embryology and anatomy, physiology and pharmacology, biochemistry, pathology, genetics, radiology, clinical aspects, investigative cardiology, electrophysiology, echocardiography, interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery. Articles which may include original articles, review articles, letters to the editor etc., must be written in English and must be submitted solely to Pediatric Cardiology.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Karim A. Diab, MD, FACC
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

1.838 (2021)
Impact factor
1.958 (2021)
Five year impact factor
18 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
413,383 (2021)
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  • Top Cited Articles in 2021

    In 2021, Pediatric Cardiology articles were cited over 750 times. Here are the ten that received the most citations according to Web of Science.

  • Top Downloaded Articles in 2021

    In 2021, Pediatric Cardiology articles were downloaded over 400,000 timesWe would like to highlight the ten that were most downloaded.

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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  • Official Journal of the Pediatric and Congenital Interventional Cardiovascular Society
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Electronic ISSN
1432-1971
Print ISSN
0172-0643
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