Blood, Heart and Circulation
Online ISSN: 2515-091X
Asuncion National University
Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC) is a quaterly, open access, peer-reviewed journal with comprehensive peer review policy and a rapid publication process. Blood, Heart and Circulation will provide an extensive coverage on all the clinical as well as medical aspects related to Blood, Heart and Circulation.
Blood, Heart and Circulation will feature original research, reviews, clinical studies, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, commentaries, short communications, hypothesis, mini-reviews, conference proceedings, meeting-reports, book reviews etc.
Blood, Heart and Circulation welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
alternatively to email@example.com
Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).
Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/
licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by Blood, Heart and Circulation will feature original research, reviews, clinical studies, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, is properly cited
Osmar Antonio Centurion
Prof. Dr. Osmar Antonio Centurion, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, is a cardiologist with expertise in Coronary Heart Diseases and Arrhythmias, Hemodynamics and Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Ablation. He is Professor of Medicine at the School of Medical Sciences from the Asuncion National University in Asunción, Paraguay. He received is PhD degree in Cardiology, at the Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan in 1994. He is the Founding Member of Sociedad Latinoamericana de Cardiología Intervencionista (SOLACI). Author of more than 100 medical articles published in peer-reviewed American, European and Japanese journals in cardiology. His biography is published in "Who is Who in the World", "Who is Who in Science and Engineering", "Man of Achievement", "Who is who in Medicine and Healthcare". He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, American Society of Angiology, and member of other 10 International Cardiovascular Societies. He is currently Chief of the Department of Cardiology, Hospital de Clinicas, Asunción, Paraguay. In addition, He is the Chief of the Department of Investigation at the National Heart Institute, Asuncion, Paraguay. He is currently Member of the Editorial Board of many journals.
BHC welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org alternatively to email@example.com
Blood, Heart and Circulation is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.
The publication charges for Blood, Heart and Circulation are GBP 1990.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why are your charges set at these levels?
All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.
Our financial goals are to:
- Recover capitalization costs;
- Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
- Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.
Who will pay the APC?
Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.
When should I pay?
Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.
*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.
How do I pay?
Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.
- Wire/Bank transfer
- Card payment
Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.
Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?
The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.
*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after processing of the manuscript.
Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?
No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.
Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?
No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.