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Hypertension (journal)

Hypertension is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1979 and published monthly by the American Heart Association (AHA). As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is John E. Hall (University of Mississippi).

Publishing formats include original manuscripts, invited review summaries, invited case-based reviews, recent study highlights, invited brief commentaries, scientific or technical tutorials, letter to the editor, and novel findings of unusual interest.

This journal focuses on 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.

Hypertension is indexed in the following databases: BIOSIS Previews, Chemical Abstracts 0009-2258, Chemical Abstracts Service – CASSI, Current Contents – Clinical Medicine, Current Contents – Life Sciences, Science Citation Index, and SciSearch.

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