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Polish Heart Journal is an official journal of Polish Cardiac Society, published monthly since 1957.
It is a scientific, educational, peer-reviewed periodical covering a broad spectrum of topics in cardiology and cardiac surgery. The journal publishes original papers, expert reviews and editorials, short communications, and clinical vignettes which can be interesting to cardiologists, cardiac surgeons as well as general physicians.

We are pleased to inform that the Impact Factor (IF) obtained in 2017 is 1.227.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Anetta Undas

The journal receives funding from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for promoting scientific research.

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ul. Świętokrzyska 73, 80–180 Gdańsk, Poland
phone: +48 58 320 94 94, fax: +48 58 320 94 60.


The journal is indexed in CAS (Chemical Abstract Service), Cross Ref, EBSCO, EMBASE, Free Medical Journals, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, Index Scholar, MEDLINE, GBL (Polish Medical Library), Scopus, Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, Web of Science.

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Meeting of the Editorial Team, Scientific Board, and Reviewers of the Polish Heart Journal – award winners

Dear All,

On Friday, 14th September during the 22nd International Congress of the Polish Cardiac Society we had a pleasure of hosting a meeting of the Editorial Team, Scientific Board, and Reviewers of Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal).

During the meeting, we awarded several Authors and Reviewers who particularly contributed to the Impact Factor received for the year 2017.

The complete list of award winners is provided below.

Best citing authors in 2017:

  1. Krzysztof J. Filipiak
  2. Andrzej Pająk
  3. Dr hab. Łukasz Szarpak
  4. Piotr Podolec
  5. Dr hab. Agnieszka Kapłon-Cieślicka

First authors of the best cited papers published in 2015 and 2016:

  1. Wojciech Drygas
  2. Dr hab. Łukasz Szarpak
  3. Marek Gierlotka
  4. Tomasz Zdrojewski
  5. Dr Andrzej Kurowski
  6. Dr Paweł Balsam

Most active reviewers from 2016 and 2017:

  1. Dr hab. Zenon Huczek
  2. Łukasz Krzych
  3. Dr Marek Kiliszek
  4. Barbara Cybulska
  5. Dr Tomasz Mazurek
  6. Krzysztof J. Filipiak
  7. Tomasz Stompór
  8. Dr hab. Filip Szymański
  9. Dr hab. Janusz Kochman
  10. Dr Piotr Lodziński
  11. Agnieszka Cudnoch-Jędrzejewska
  12. Dr hab. Łukasz Szarpak
  13. Piotr Jankowski
  14. Tomasz Hirnle
  15. Jadwiga Nessler

Thank you again for your input in increasing the quality of the Polish Heart Journal. We hope that you will continue supporting the journal by submitting interesting papers and actively participating in the review process.


Anetta Undas, MD, PhD


Posted: 2018-09-17

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