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.



Forthcoming Issue: JRCD Vol 4 No 3


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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  
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Vol 4, No 2 (2019)

Table of Contents


The potential role of the immune system and its modulation in rare diseases PDF
Podolec P 33

Review Article

Rare diseases
Current views on the use of interferons in the treatment of polycythaemia vera (RCD code: VIII) PDF
Prochwicz A, Szczepanek E, Krochmalczyk D 34-36

Original Paper

Rare cardiovascular diseases
Prognostic value of inflammatory markers in acute coronary syndrome in a population with premature cardiovascular disease (RCD code: VIII) PDF
Pura A, Wilk M, Olszowska M 37-41

Case Report

Rare arrhythmogenic disorders
Foetal 2:1 atrioventricular block in a patient with Timothy syndrome (LQT8) (RCDD code: VI‐1B‐1.2) PDF
Yubbu P, Chew H, Yakob Y, Lua S, Samion H 42-46
Rare cardiovascular diseases
Effusive‐constrictive pericarditis in a patient with end‐stage renal disease (RCD code: VI‐4D.1) PDF
Wojtkowska A, Tomaszewski A, Zakościelna M, Czekajska-Chehab E, Wysokiński A 47-50
Rare diseases of systemic circulation
Wunderlich’s syndrome associated with anticoa­ gulant treatment, heart failure, and post‐radiation vasculopathy (RCD code: I‐O) PDF
Pytlewski A, Siwek M, Drabik L, Delikat M, Śmietana D, Sobieraj E, Iwaszczuk P, Mazurek A, Płazak W 51-55
Rare diseases of the heart
Partial recovery of left ventricular function in dilated cardiomyopathy as a result of tuberculosis treatment (RCD code: III‐1B.9.o) PDF
Wileczek A Z, Trawińska M, Stec S 56-58
Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases (JRCD)
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