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The Heart, Vessels and Transplantation is an international, English language, double-blind peer-reviewed journal on adult and pediatric cardiovascular surgery and transplantation, cardiology and all relevant disciplines, including thoracic and abdominal surgery, vascular diseases, internal medicine, imaging, public health, and continuous medical education. It is an independent international journal and is published 4 times per year  (March, June, September and December) in print and electronically (articles also are published ahead of print).

The Heart, Vessels and Transplantation Journal aims to publish the high-quality experimental and clinical research articles, reviews with critical analysis of contemporary evidence and directions for further research, rare interesting case reports on management of challenging clinical cases, brief reports, articles on description of innovative methods in medicine,  editorials and letters to the editor discussing scientific or clinical findings in published articles, important scientific, clinical, healthcare and medical education issues,  image with discussion, quiz articles, articles on history of diagnostic methods, interviews and news articles; articles of regional and international significance.

The target audience includes specialists in cardiovascular surgery and transplantation, cardiology, internal medicine and all relevant disciplines, physicians and residents in training.

The journal fully endorses international standards on editorial policy and publication ethics set by ICMJE, CSE, WAME and COPE.

The Heart, Vessels and Transplantation is the member of ICMJE, Crossref database, Crossref Similarity Check and is indexed in: SCOPUS,  SCIMAGO, BIOSIS CLARIVATE,  SCILIT, RSCI, EMBASE, REAXYS, EBSCO, Google Scholar, WorldCat, ROAD, NLM catalog, British Library, OPENAIRE, BASE, HINARI, Open Ukranian Citation Index, Mendeley-Elsevier, Dimensions  and DOAJ databases.

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Instructions for authors: Instructions for authors are published in each issue of the journal and website:

Ahead of print: All articles once accepted for publication after peer-review process are immediately available online before print version.

Permissions: Permissions to reproduce / republish any part of manuscripts, images and media are required to obtain from copyright holder - editorial office of the journal:,

Open access policy and copyright: Journal is free for access in online version. All online content usage is provided in frame of CC BY-NC-ND licensing for open access policy. Journal is a copyright owner of the published articles. Specific policies are below:

- Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

- For queries regarding commercial use, the permissions must be obtained - contact us at

-- For re-use of tables and pictures in publications, the permission must be obtained from Copyright owner (this is granted for free) - Heart Vessels and Transplantation and the proper credit of source must be provided: reproduced from Authors, Article title, Heart Vessels and Transplantation, year, volume, pages, doi with permission of Heart Vessels and Transplantation, Copyright year.

- Authors of the articles published in the journal hold the rights provided in copyright form: and also can use their articles in frame of Budapest Open Access Initiative I- Self archiving:

Material disclaimer: Authors of submitted and published manuscripts are entirely responsible for the content of manuscript, correctness of data and material; editors and editorial board of the journal do not necessarily convey any responsibility for opinions expressed in published manuscripts.

Drug disclaimer: Editors and editorial board of the journal do not endorse and do not have any relation with drugs, their trade names and any commercial products mentioned in articles or advertisements. Editors and editorial board carry out as possible the verification of drugs / diagnostic and laboratory kits and equipment mentioned in articles, the correctness of reporting of experimental research and policies regarding such information placed in advertisements are endorsed with regulatory policies and industrial standards. The errors should be reported.

Environmental policies: The journal is printed on acid-free paper. The journal exercises the globally accepted environment protection policies.

Reprints and supplements: Requests from industry, organizations or individuals regarding reprints and supplements should be addressed to journal`s office:,, phone: +996-312-88-10-42, +996-312-88-23-50

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Subscription: Subscription covers 4 printed issues per year (The print version of journal - 250 samples per issue). The annual subscription rate is 800 som for 4 print issues for individuals and 3000 som for 4 print issues (minimum 5 samples) for organizations. The journal`s electronic content is free to access at For further details contact journal office:, Phone: +996-312-88-10-42, +996-312-88-23-50.

Publisher and owner: The journal Heart, Vessels and Transplantation is supported by Center for Scientific Research and Development of Education (registered as an owner and publisher), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The printing of journal for each issue is done according to the agreements set by owner and printing organizations with the requirement not to distribute, copy the information that belongs by copyright to the journal. Publisher and owner contact:

Center for Scientific Research and Development of Education.

Togolok Moldo Str 3/1, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Email:,,

Tel: +996312881042, +996312882350

The Heart, Vessels and Transplantation does not accept the article submission, processing or  evaluating charges.
However we accept article publication charge after peer-review of manuscript is completed and it is accepted for publication. Publication charge which includes coverage for editing, correcting and preparing manuscript for publication, online publication and print publication -  is maximum 450 US dollars.