Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

As of 1 January 2020 the journal has been transferred to Digital Commons.The Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Journal is an English language, peer-reviewed scholarly publication in the area of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Journal publishes original research, reviews, case reports, case series, and letters on:

  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Cardiac prevention
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular immunology and infection
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Dyslipidaemia
  • Electrophysiological heart disease and arrhythmias
  • Extracorporeal circulation and cardiac perfusion
  • Heart failure
  • Hypertension and hypertensive heart disease
  • Ischaemic heart disease and coronary artery disease
  • Metabolic disorders and its linked to cardiovascular diseases
  • Pediatric cardiac surgery
  • Pericarditis and pericardial disease
  • Reactive oxygen species
  • Rheumatic valvular disease
  • Vascular disease

Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Journal is the official publication of Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine and is published by Universitas Airlangga in collaboration with Indonesian Heart Association and is edited by an international group of eminent researchers.

Section Policies

Original Research

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Report

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Article

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Submitted manuscripts are examined by the editorial staff and editors, and a decision is made whether to refer the manuscript for external peer review. In order to provide a rapid response to authors, manuscripts that are not likely to receive a priority sufficient for publication in Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Journal will not be referred for external peer review and will be returned after initial screening. Manuscripts sent for review that receive an initial favorable response will undergo independent statistical review, when appropriate. The editors will not discuss a decision about a manuscript over the phone. All rebuttals must be submitted in writing to the editorial office.

Publication Frequency

Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Journal (CCJ) is published two times a year in March and September. Each issue publishes ten articles until twenty articles in each calender year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

Article Processing Charge

Articles submitted to the Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Journal  will not be charged if the article is accepted for publication. In addition there will be no charge for manuscript submission, including: peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and the provision of immediate access to full-text versions of the articles will be levied.

Plagiarism Check

The editors of Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Journal  will screen all submitted manuscripts for plagiarism using Turnitin plagiarism checker.

Publication Ethics

Corresponding/submitting author signs a cover letter for editor declaring that the submitted manuscript has not been published in other journal, not under consideration for publishing in other journal/publisher in the same time of manuscript submission and all authors agree with the manuscript submission. The signed cover letter must be submitted along with submitted manuscript on submission.