About RCM


Abstracted and indexed


Reviews in Cardiovascular MedicineRCM)is an open access, peer-reviewed journal and published quarterly. It has been abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded, MEDLINE/PubMed, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Scopus. The Journal has a 2020 impact factor of 2.93 and a CiteScore of 1.50.


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 all articles published in IMR journals, copyright is retained by the authors

Authors grant IMR a license (Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0) to publish the articles and identify itself as the original publisher.

CC BY 4.0   The CC BY license permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium with the original author and source are credited.

More about our Copyright and License Policy

Article-processing charges

The manuscript submitted to RCM (ISSN: 1530-6550) is required to pay $1950 for Article Processing Charge (APC) after it has been accepted for publication. There are no submission charges.

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

Discounts and Waivers for authors:
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 22, Issue 3