About This Journal

The Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology (JHKCC) is published by the Hong Kong College of Cardiology. The journal first started publishing in 1993. Medcom assisted with publishing Volumes 4-28.

The Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology (JHKCC) is an international and open access journal. JHKCC publishes peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine including original clinical studies, review articles and case reports. JHKCC publishes quarterly and as an official journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology, abstracts presented at the Annual Scientific Sessions of the College and other College-sponsored scientific conferences will be published in supplement issues.

Aim and Scope

The Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology is an academic journal devoted to cardiovascular medicine. Original research articles, reviews and case reports can be submitted for consideration of publication.

Our journal provides a platform for dissemination of research findings and real-world practice in cardiovascular medicine. Our journal serves the interests of professionals practicing in the area of cardiovascular medicine.

Open Access Policy and Creative Commons Licensing

JHKCC is an open access journal, therefore, the articles will be freely available to everyone. Authors can submit and publish free of charge. All articles are permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute. Permitted reuse is defined by the following user licenses: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND).

Article Processing Charges

There are no Article Processing Charges (APC) for publication in the journal on all submissions.


JHKCC is preserved in CLOCKSS and Portico, the two leading preservation archives that guarantee persistent access for the very long term. Articles also receive Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) from the CrossRef organization to ensure they can always be found.