Professor Paulo Manuel Pêgo Fernandes, a member of the Editorial Board of BJCVS, and colleagues received the VII ABC Scientific Publication Award for the work entitled "Hemodynamic effects of experimental right ventricular overload" (available at: http://www.scielo.br/pdf/abc/v96n4/en_aop01811.pdf). This work is part of the doctoral thesis of the student Flavio Brito Filho, guided by Professor Paulo Pêgo.
The winning articles were selected by 30 national experts, and considered issues related to the originality and relevance of the research topic, the outline of the methodology, the impact of the results in its area of knowledge and the clarity and appropriateness of the conclusions presented.
The ABC Scientific Publication Award was established in 2005 by the Brazilian Society of Cardiology (SBC), with the aim of encouraging and recognizing the national scientific production in cardiology. In 2010, Professor Paulo Pêgo had already received this award for the work "Left sympathetic block by thoracoscopy in the treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy".