About RCM


Abstracted and indexed


Reviews in Cardiovascular MedicineRCM)is an open access, peer-reviewed journal and published bimonthly. It has been abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded, MEDLINE/PubMed, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Scopus. The Journal has a 2018 impact factor of 0.61 and a CiteScore of 0.61.


Aims and scope


Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine is an international and interdisciplinary scientific, open access journal which covers the most update and outstanding research works/top quality papers on cardiovascular disease. The main aim of the journal is to act as a leading source of reviews to serve the global scientific community.



· Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology

· Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research

· Critical Care and Resuscitation

· Epidemiology, Lifestyle, and Prevention

· Genetics

· Heart Failure and Cardiac Disease

· Hypertension

· Imaging and Diagnostic Testing

· Intervention, Surgery, Transplantation 

· Quality and Outcomes

· Stroke

· Vascular Disease

This collection articles published in Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine focus on all aspects of the global novel and current trends, the prevention, diagnosis and management of disorders of the heart and circulatory system.


This Journal accepts a wide range of articles in the form of Original Research, Review, Systematic review, Short Communication, Case Report, Letter to the Editors, News and Views, Conference/Meeting Abstract Proceedings.

Copyright and  License

For open access publishing this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute. Permitted reuse is defined by your choice of one of the following user licenses:

CC BY 4.0  

CC BY-NC 4.0 

Authors will retain copyright alongside scholarly usage rights and IMR Press will be granted publishing and distribution rights.


Once selected, Creative Commons user licenses are non-revocable. See the Creative Commons website for more details about what to consider before choosing a user license

Article-processing charges

All manuscripts submitted to Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine are required to pay $1250 for Article Processing Charge (APC) after accepted for publication. There are no submission charges and no payment information is requested before an article is accepted, so the ability to pay cannot affect editorial decisions.

APCs mainly go forward defraying the costs of: 
· Building a website for RCM 
· Online submission & peer review system 
· Article layout 
· Third party (Crossref etc.) payment 

Discounts and Waivers for authors:
An about 30% discount is available for all types articles whenever the manuscript is invited by the Editor-in-Chief, an editorial board member or the Guest editor.
For authors from Low and Middle income countries, waivers or discounts may be granted on a case-by-case basis.

Payment: via Bank transfer, Paypal and Credit Card.

Current Issue

  • Volume 20, Issue 4