Conflict of interest policies and disclosures requirements among European society of cardiology national cardiovascular journals

Fernando Alfonso, Adam Timmis, Fausto J. Pinto, Giuseppe Ambrosio, Hugo Ector, Piotr Kulakowsk, Panos Vardas, Loizos Antoniades, Mansoor Ahmad, Eduard Apetrei, Kaduo Arai, Jean Yves Artigou, Michael Aschermann, Michael Böhm, Leonardo Bolognese, Raffaele Bugiardini, Ariel Cohen, Istvan Edes, Joseph Elias, Javier GaleanoEduardo Guarda, Habib Haouala, Magda Heras, Christer Höglund, Kurt Huber, Ivan Hulin, Mario Ivanusa, Rungroj Krittayaphong, Chi Tai Kuo, Chu Pak Lau, Victor A. Lyusov, Germanas Marinskis, Manlio F. Márquez, Izet Masic, Luiz Felipe Pinho Moreira, Alexander Mrochek, Rafael G. Oganov, Dimitar Raev, Mamanti Rogava, Olaf Rødevand, Vedat Sansoy, Hiroaki Shimokawa, Valentin A. Shumakov, Carlos Daniel Tajer, Ernst E. van der Wall, Christodoulos Stefanadis, Jørgen Videbæk, Thomas F. Lüscher

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Abstract

Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest (COI) is used by biomedical journals to guarantee credibility and transparency of the scientific process. COI disclosure, however, is not systematically nor consistently dealt with by journals. Recent joint editorial efforts paved the way towards the implementation of uniform vehicles for COI disclosure. This paper provides a comprehensive editorial perspective on classical COI-related issues. New insights into current COI policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardised questionnaire, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-14
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology
Volume20
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2012

Keywords

  • Conflict of interest
  • Disclosure
  • Editorial ethics
  • Journals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Alfonso, F., Timmis, A., Pinto, F. J., Ambrosio, G., Ector, H., Kulakowsk, P., Vardas, P., Antoniades, L., Ahmad, M., Apetrei, E., Arai, K., Artigou, J. Y., Aschermann, M., Böhm, M., Bolognese, L., Bugiardini, R., Cohen, A., Edes, I., Elias, J., ... Lüscher, T. F. (2012). Conflict of interest policies and disclosures requirements among European society of cardiology national cardiovascular journals. Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology, 20(1), 3-14.