Hypertension (journal)

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Discipline Hypertension
Language English
Edited by Anna Dominiczak
Publication details
American Heart Association
Publication history
1979 - present
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0194-911X (print)
1524-4563 (web)
LCCN 80645000
OCLC no. 4798824

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.[1]

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).[2]


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.[2]

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[edit]

Hypertension is indexed in the following databases:[3][4][5]


  1. ^ "General Statistics". Hypertension. American Heart Association. Retrieved March 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Instructions to Authors". Overview, Editor in Chief. American Heart Association. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  3. ^ "Master Journal List search". Bibliographic information for this journal. Thomson Reuters. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  4. ^ "Catalog Record (online)". Bibliographic information for this journal. Library of Congress. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  5. ^ "CAS Source Index (CASSI)". Bibliographic information for this journal. American Chemical Society. August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 

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