About the Journal

Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy

Aims and Scope

Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy (Print ISSN: 2223-3652; Online ISSN: 2223-3660; Cardiovasc Diagn Ther; CDT) is an open access, peer-reviewed, international English-language journal, publishing articles related to cardiovascular medicine and surgery. It was launched in December 2011 as a quarterly publication and is now published bi-monthly since February 2014.

The main focus of CDT is to describe novel findings in cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy, provide current and practical information on diagnosis, prevention and clinical investigations. Contributions pertinent to cardiovascular diseases are also included, such as environment, public heath, human genetics, basic sciences, education, sociology and nursing. The mission of CDT is the rapid exchange of scientific information between clinicians and investigators worldwide.

CDT is indexed in PubMed/PubMed Central and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE). The SCIE impact factor 2021 for CDT is 2.552.

CDT publishes mostly original researches and review articles. Other article types are also encouraged (see more at our instruction for authors). A special feature, Arts and Medicine, is also highlighted in the cover image of every issue.

The entire submission and peer review process are managed through OJS system, an electronic system, which provides an efficient way and ensure a rapid turnaround of papers submission, review and publication. Articles will be published in print and online.

Information for Authors

CDT is a member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and it follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s guidelines and the ICMJE recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal.

Manuscripts submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and must not be published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission Turnaround Time

  • In-house review: 1-3 weeks
  • External peer review: 1-3 months
  • Publication Ahead of Print: within 1 month after being accepted
  • Formal publication: within 1-3 months after being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority.

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Open Access Statement

This journal is a peer reviewed, open access journal. All content of the journal is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for all to read, download, copy and distribute as defined by the applied license.

Free access and usage
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. This license allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided:

  • this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way.
  • the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI) and provides a link to the license but not in an any way implying that the licensor is endorsing the user or the use of the work.
  • no derivatives including remix, transform, or build upon the material was allowed for distribution.

The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to CDT, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

For any inquiry/special circumstance on the copyright, commercial usage or adaptation of CDT articles, please contact: permissions@amegroups.com

For reprint order, please contact: sales@amegroups.com

Editorial Office

Email: editor@thecdt.org

Publisher Information

CDT is published by AME Publishing Company.
Address: Flat/RM C 16F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China.


Updated on June 29, 2022