Journal of the Saudi Heart Association is an English language, peer-reviewed scholarly publication in the area of cardiovascular disease. Journal of the Saudi Heart Association publishes original articles, reviews articles, case reports, editorial and letters.

Journal of the Saudi Heart Association is the official journal of the Saudi Heart Association.

Annual Journal Metrics

2022 Citation Impact

0.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
0.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
0.5 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
0.24 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

2023 Speed

< 28 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
< 45 days submission to accept (Median)
< 70 days submission to article available online

2023 Usage

33,356 downloads in 2023

See our Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.


SPECIAL ISSUE: Impact of COVID-19 on Cardiac Services in Saudi Arabia

Current Issue: Volume 36, Issue 1 (2024)

Original Articles


Echocardiographic predictive factors of worsening outcome in type 1 cardiorenal syndrome
Saoussen Antit, Sabrine Bousnina, Marwa Fathi, Ridha Fekih, Elhem Boussabeh, and Lilia Zakhama


The gender spectrum of in-hospital survival post primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST elevation myocardial infarction: Exploring age-driven trends
Iva Patel, Pooja Vyas, Karthik Natarajan, Kewal Kanabar, Vishal Sharma, Sharad Jain, Dinesh Joshi, Swati Dahiya, and Siva Nagendra Borra


Endothelial dysfunction linked to ventricular dysfunction in children with sickle cell disease, a 3D speckle tracking study.
Antoine AbdelMassih, Mervat Haroun, Rasha AbdelRaouf AbdelAziz Afifi, Gehan Hussein, Manal AbdelHameed, Marina George Asaad, Heba Tarabeh, Nourhan Essam El Din Taha, Nourine Diab, Noura Shebl, Raghda Fouda, Marianne Edward Yassa, Mohamed Ghobashy, and Hala Agha


Risk factors for neurological complications and short-term outcomes after pediatric heart surgery: a retrospective analysis
​​Muhammad ​ Shahzad, ​Yasser Abdulrhman ​ Alheraish, ​​Bushra ​ Algethami, Linah Abdulmohsen Algheryafi, Salma Kamel, Rawan Ghunaim, and ​​Zohair Yousef ​ Alhalees


Clinical and procedural characteristics of successful transcatheter device closure of ostium secundum atrial septal defect in symptomatic children weighing less than 15 Kg: A retrospective study spanning one decade from South India
Shobhit Priyanshu Joseph, Mirza Shohiab Ur Riyaz, Jesu Krupa, Shruti Irene Varghese, Gayathri Bhuvaneswaran Kartha, Oommen K. George, Paul V. George, John Jose, and Viji Samuel Thomson


Mid-Term Clinical and Hemodynamic Outcomes in Middle Age Patients post Trifecta™ (Abbott) Aortic Valve Replacement: A Single-Center Study
Feras H. Khaliel, Mohammed Suliman Al Aboud, Suha A. Althibait, Saber Yezli, Elaf A Al Muaythir, Bandar Alamro, and Domenico Galzerano

Case Report