Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases

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 arrhythmogenic disorders
(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.



Forthcoming Issue: JRCD Vol 3, No 6

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Indexation: Scopus and PMB

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Vol 3, No 5 (2017)

Table of Contents


JRCD in the European Heart Journal PDF
Podolec P 147


Common problems in rare congenital heart diseases PDF
Tomkiewicz-Pająk L 149

Review Article

Rare arrhythmogenic disorders
Brugada syndrome: new concepts and algorithms in management (RCD code: V‐1A.1) PDF
Matusik P T, Rydlewska A, Pudło J, Podolec J, Lelakowski J, Podolec P 151

Original Article

Rare diseases of pulmonary circulation
Right ventricular free wall motion abnormalities as a simple method of assessment in patients with pulmonary hypertension (RCD code: II‐1A.O) PDF
Sawicka E, Ptaszyńska-Kopczyńska K, Krentowska A, Skoneczny A, Musiał W J, Sobkowicz B, Kamiński K A 161

Case Report

Cardiac Tumors
Left atrial myxoma as a cause of multiple cerebral microembolization (RCD code: VI‐1A.1) PDF
Kwiecień E, Kafara M, Drabik L, Płazak W 168
Rare arrhythmogenic disorders
Concussion of an athlete ́s heart – a case report of blunt chest trauma‐associated loss of consciousness in a professional soccer player (RCD code: V-4O) PDF
Iwaszczuk P, Haupenthal F, da Silva Logrado Júnior R, Smaś-Suska M, Podolec P, Tomkiewicz-Pająk L 171
Rare diseases of the heart
Doxorubicin cardiomyopathy – case report and review of histopathologic findings (RCD code: III‐1B.5a) PDF
Tariq H, Zahra U 176
A 34‐year‐old man with non‐obstructive apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (RCD code: III‐2A.1) PDF
Dziewięcka E, Rubiś P, Wiśniowska-Śmiałek S, Holcman K, Leśniak-Sobelga A, Hlawaty M, Kostkiewicz M, Podolec P 180
Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases (JRCD)
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