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Special Issue Title: Cardiogenic Shock

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· Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2022

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor

  Prof. Dr. Karim Bendjelid

  Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

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Dr. Raphael Giraud

Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Although great strides have been made in the management of heart failure syndromes, the prognosis of cardiogenic shock (CS) remains poor. Indeed, even though the prognosis of patients with CS has improved over time due to aggressive reperfusion strategies, the in-hospital mortality from CS remains about 50%. Most importantly, these results should stimulate a broad investigation of new therapies to address this dreadful clinical problem. The editorial office of Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine believes that research providing mechanistic insight into CS pathophysiology and management represents one of the most important opportunities to improve knowledge of the present low cardiac output syndrome.
We are seeking submissions of original research and review articles that discuss the pathophysiology of CS; discuss fundamental and clinical research in areas related to this topic; or provides select examples for novel treatments, paradigms, and concepts that have emerged over the past decade.

Prof. Dr. Karim Bendjelid and Dr. Raphael Giraud

Guest Editors


Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at https://rcm.imrpress.org by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by IMR Press.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1950. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.


Heart Failure; IABP; LVAD; ECMO; Shocks; Inflammation

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