Call for Papers: Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) represents a large and growing population of heart failure patients today. JACC: Heart Failure is focusing on the growing body of literature with a special issue on this topic. In line with our commitment to advance scientific understanding and patient care, this uniquely themed issue is intended to highlight this emerging epidemic.

Topics spanning this theme will be considered, including epidemiology, diagnosis and prognosis, short and long-term outcomes, clinical management, phenotyping, emerging therapies, comorbidities, the role of biomarkers and other relevant issues.

How will this process work?

  1. Papers addressing the broad topic of “Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction” can be in the form of original research, clinical trials, meta-analysis or position statements from societies or advocacy groups. Other formats will be considered if sufficiently rigorous and impactful.
  2. Interested authors should submit their papers via on or before April 1, 2018. On the submissions page, please select “HFpEF” from the “Special Issues” pull-down menu. Author instructions are also available on the submissions page.
  3. Final publication is planned for the August 2018 issue of JACC: Heart Failure.
  4. Accepted papers will also be displayed on the JACC: Heart Failure website in an “online before print” format.

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