ST. LOUIS, Missouri, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier and the American College of Cardiology announced today that JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jacima) (ISSN: 1936-878X) and JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/JACINT) (ISSN: 1936-8798) have been selected for coverage in MEDLINE. Maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine(R), MEDLINE (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online) is a premier bibliographic database containing approximately 13 million references to journal articles in life sciences.
JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging editor-in-chief, Dr Jagat Narula commented: "We are delighted that the Journal has been accepted for inclusion in MEDLINE so soon after its launch in 2008. Inclusion in MEDLINE speaks not only to the quality of the Journal's editorial content, but to the growing importance of an integrated approach to cardiovascular imaging."
Dr. Spencer King, editor-in-chief of JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions agrees. "Acceptance by MEDLINE is a strong endorsement for the importance of these new titles. We are committed to providing the most clinically-relevant and timely information in the field of interventional cardiology."
JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging and JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions are published monthly in both print and online formats. In addition to original research, editorials, perspectives, and other content, both journals provide expanded online features such as, moving clinical images, video interviews, online discussion groups and more.
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About the American College of Cardiology
The American College of Cardiology is leading the way to optimal cardiovascular care and disease prevention. The College is a 37,000-member nonprofit medical society and bestows the credential Fellow of the American College of Cardiology upon physicians who meet its stringent qualifications. The College is a leader in the formulation of health policy, standards and guidelines, and is a staunch supporter of cardiovascular research. The ACC provides professional education and operates national registries for the measurement and improvement of quality care. More information about the association is available online at http://www.acc.org.
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