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
(9) quality of life

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.



Indexation: Scopus and PMB

It is with great pleasure that I announce that JRCD has been accepted for inclusion into the Scopus database and Polish Medical bibliography  
Posted: 2018-02-20 More...

Thanks to reviewers: 2017

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 2017.  
Posted: 2018-02-13 More...
More Announcements...

Vol 3, No 7 (2018)

Table of Contents


JRCD is now an open‑access journal and also accepts high‑quality papers beyond the field of rare cardiovascular diseases and disorders PDF
Podolec P 225

Review paper

Rare diseases of pulmonary circulation
Genetics and genetic testing in pulmonary arterial hypertension (RCD code: II-1A.2) PDF
Lewicka E, Dabrowska-Kugacka A, Chmara M, 226


Rare cardiovascular diseases
Clinical Classification of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases and Disorders: 2018 Update PDF
Podolec P, , , , Podolec J, Komar M, , , , Matusik P T 230

Case Report

Unclassified rare cardiovascular diseases
Spontaneous pneumothorax (RCD code: VIII) PDF
Kunecki M, , Rybski A, 236
Diseases of Systemic Circulation
Transradial carotid artery stenting with the use of a novel integrated embolic protection technology (RCD code: I‑1B.O) PDF
Maciejewski D, Paluszek P, Machnik R, , , Kazibudzki M, , Legutko J, 239
Rare diseases of systemic circulation
Coronary fistula to the right atrium (RCD code: I‑1C.4) PDF
, , Stecko W 243
Rare diseases of the heart
Myocardial infarction in Fabry disease – misfortune or companion? Case report and review of the literature (RCD code: III‑3B.2) PDF
Chmiel J, Skubera M, Bednarek J, Knap K, Swarowska?Skuza M, Bazan?Socha S, Mazurek A, , Olszowska M, Podolec P, 246
Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases (JRCD)
Centre for Rare Cardiovascular Diseases, John Paul II Hospital in Kraków,
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Phone: +48 (12) 614 33 99, +48 (12) 614 34 88 Fax: +48 (12) 614 34 88
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