ARYA Atherosclerosis is an international bimonthly journal dedicated to the latest advancement of Cardiovascular Diseases. All manuscripts must be prepared in English, and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Accepted papers will immediately appear online followed by printed hard copy. This journal is indexed by Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) (THOMSON REUTERS-Web of Science), PubMed and PubMed Central from 2010 Spring, Scopus from 2008, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) from 2011, Google Scholar from 2010, Islamic World Science Citation (ISC) from 2011, WHO/EMR/Index Medicus from 2006, NLM Catalog from 2007, Index Copernicus from 2006, Academic Search Complete EBSCO Publishing databases from 2009, Scientific Information Database from 2005, Open J Gate from 2011, and Magiran since 2005. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices.