In May, Professor Alexander D. Verin was appointed as the only Editor-in-Chief and is fully in charge of Vessel Plus (VP).
In March, VP became a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
In March, VP was founded with Professor Aaron S. Dumont, Professor Alexander N. Orekhov, Professor Mario Gaudino, Professor Alexander D. Verin as the Editors-in-Chief. The inaugural issue was officially released online on March 31, 2017.
In August, Professor Li-Guo Zhao, Editorial Board Member of Vessel Plus, from Loughborough University, visited OAE Publishing Inc.'s Xi'an office.
In September, the VP Editorial Team Attended the China Heart Congress (CHC) 2017 in conjunction with the Second China Vascular Congress (CVC).