Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases

Aims and Scope

Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases (JRCD) is an international, quarterly issued, peer-reviewed, open access, online journal that keeps cardiologists and non-cardiologists up-to-date with rare disorders of the heart and vessels.

The Journal publishes fine quality review articles, original, basic and clinical sciences research papers, either positive or negative, case reports and articles on public health issues in the field of rare cardiovascular diseases and orphan cardiovascular drugs.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following areas:

(1) rare diseases of systemic circulation

(2) rare diseases of pulmonary circulation

(3) rare diseases of the heart (cardiomyopathies)

(4) rare congenital cardiovascular diseases

(5) rare arrhythmias

(6) cardiac tumors and cardiovascular diseases in malignancy

(7) cardiovascular diseases in pregnancy

(8) basic science

Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases follows the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. JRCD respects publication ethics as set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Submission of a manuscript to the Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases implies that all authors have read and agreed to its content and that the manuscript conforms to the journal’s policies.

JRCD accepts submissions from all international regions.



JRCD on the ICMJE list of Journals


Dear Readers,

The Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases has been listed on the ICMJE's Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals.

Posted: 2016-07-26

Thanks to reviewers: Thanks to reviewers: 2015


Let me thank, on behalf of the Editorial Board and Editorial Office Members, each and all of the following colleagues for their significant contribution to the development of the Journal by reviewing articles submitted to the Journal in 2015.

Posted: 2016-03-02 More...
More Announcements...

Vol 3, No 1 (2016): announcement


Ophthalmic manifestation suggesting Kearns Sayre Syndrome among young adults with cardiac conduction defects (RCD code: III‑1A.5a) 


Magdalena Karwat‑Szwabowicz, Jagoda Miszczyk


The follow-up after the Ross procedure. 

Aleksandra Lenart- Migdalska, Monika Smaś-Suska,

Klaudia Knap, Magdalena Kaźnica-Wiatr,

Maria Olszowska, Piotr Podolec, Lidia Tomkiewicz-Pająk,

Artur Krall, Jacek Pająk



Senning operation as a palliative therapy for a girl with complex heart defect and  Eisenmenger syndrome.

Jacek Kuźma, Andrzej Rudziński, Grzegorz Kopeć,

Dorota Palczewska, Marek Rączka, Daniel Porada,

Maciej Pitak, Anna Klisiewicz (rev req)

Olga Trojnarska (rev req)


 Unusual cause of tachycardia and exercise tolerance reduce in young patient.

Monika Smaś-Suska, Maciej Wybraniec (rev req)

 Aleksander Nossikoff (rev req)


 Patient with multiple ICD interventions.

Piotr Liszniański, Piotr Nowak, Piotr Stryjewski,  

Yura Mareev - (rev req), Tomas Lapinskas – (rev req)


 Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or hereditary hemochromatosis.

Katarzyna Holcman, Paweł Rubiś, Sylwia

Wiśniowska-Śmiałek, Agata Leśniak-Sobelga,

Marta Hlawaty, Magdalena Kostkiewicz, Piotr Podolec

Agnieszka Wsół, Alexander Nossikoff

Jelena Gavrlilovic, Marta Nowakowska



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Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases (JRCD)
Centre for Rare Cardiovascular Diseases, John Paul II Hospital in Kraków,
80 Prądnicka Str., 31-202 Kraków, Poland
Phone: +48 (12) 614 33 99, +48 (12) 614 34 88 Fax: +48 (12) 614 34 88
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