|Edited by||Anna Dominiczak|
American Heart Association
|1979 - present|
Hypertension is a monthly, peer reviewed, scientific journal, established with the 1979 (Jan. & Feb.) issue (vol. 1), and published by the American Heart Association (AHA). The Editor in Chief is Anna F. Dominiczak.
Publishing formats include original manuscripts (6000 words), invited review summaries (6000 words), invited case-based reviews (6000 words), recent study highlights (3000 words), invited brief commentaries (1500 words), scientific or technical tutorials (6000 words), letter to the editor (500 words), and novel findings of unusual interest (1000 words).
The focus of this journal are different aspects of studying hypertension, which includes pathophysiology, blood pressure regulation, clinical treatment, and prevention. Original contributions span topics such as basic research, clinical studies, and population studies of hypertension. These studies include related fields such as nephrology, endocrinology, neuroscience, vascular biology, physiology, pharmacology, cellular and molecular biology, and genetics.
The journal ranks #1 among all hypertension journals and #3 among 67 journals in the Peripheral Vascular Disease category (2012 Journal Citation Reports®, Thomson Reuters, 2013).
Abstracting and indexing
- BIOSIS Previews
- Chemical Abstracts 0009-2258
- Chemical Abstracts Service - CASSI
- Current Contents - Clinical Medicine
- Current Contents - Life Sciences
- Science Citation Index
- "General Statistics". Hypertension. American Heart Association. Retrieved March 2014.
- "Master Journal List search". Bibliographic information for this journal. Thomson Reuters. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29.
- "Catalog Record (online)". Bibliographic information for this journal. Library of Congress. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29.
- "CAS Source Index (CASSI)". Bibliographic information for this journal. American Chemical Society. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29.