Welcome to Hypertension Research

Hypertension Research is an international journal devoted to research on all aspects of the field of hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases. It is the leading clinical research journal in the Asia-Pacific region.


Hypertension Research offers authors the option to publish their articles with immediate open access upon publication. Open access articles will also be deposited in PubMed Central at the time of publication and will be freely available immediately.

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Volume 40, No 8
August 2017

ISSN: 0916-9636
EISSN: 1348-4214

2016 Impact Factor 3.508*
16/63 Peripheral Vascular Disease

Editor-in-Chief:
Toshihiko Ishimitsu

Deputy Editor:
Ryuichi Morishita

*2016 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

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*Data is taken from the 2016 Journal Citation Report®, Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2017)

Announcing the winners of the 6th Hypertension Research Award

Japanese Society for Hypertension (JSH) has announced the winners of the 6th Hypertension Research Award. This award was established in 2010 to recognize significant contributions of researchers to the advancement of researches in hypertension and related studies.

Asako Kurauchi-Mito
Significant roles of the (pro)renin receptor in integrity of vascular smooth muscle cells FREE

Masanari Kuwabara
Relationship between serum uric acid levels and hypertension among Japanese individuals not treated for hyperuricemia and hypertension FREE

Tsuyoshi Miyagi
Interrelationship between brachial artery function and renal small artery sclerosis in chronic kidney disease FREE

Highlighted articles with free, full-text access

Telmisartan delays myocardial fibrosis in rats with hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy by TGF-β1/Smad signal pathway FREE

Biological electrical and echocardiographic indices versus cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosing left ventricular hypertrophy FREE

Association between blood pressure and target organ damage in patients with chronic kidney disease and hypertension: results of the APrODiTe study FREE

Resveratrol prevents AngII-induced hypertension via AMPK activation and RhoA/ROCK suppression in mice FREE

Differences in vascular reactivity between pregnant women with chronic hypertension and preeclampsia FREE

White Coat Hypertension And Masked Hypertension
White Coat Hypertension Review Series, published from 2014 to 2015 in Hypertension Research (HR), featured the White Coat Hypertension, or White Coat Syndrome as its main topic. It is a phenomenon in which patients' blood pressure becomes higher in the clinical or medical environment than in the normal setting. This Web Focus is a collection of review articles that introduce different studies and its suggestions on white coat Hypertension. They are all specially-solicited for this review series.

JSH Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension (JSH2014) now free to everybody!
We are pleased to announce that JSH2014, the Japanese Society of Hypertension Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension 2014 online version is now made free to access. This guideline summarizes and evaluates the highest quality evidence and latest data about diagnosis, treatment, therapy and prognosis of hypertension.

Resistant Hypertension: prevention, management, and treatment
Hypertension Research features a special Review Series on Resistant Hypertension (RH). These Review Series provide up-to-date information on this timely topic from various viewpoints, such as strategy for the management of RH in the era of renal denervation, profile and usefulness of blood pressure monitoring (ABPM), relationship between RH and subclinical target organ damage (TOD), and pathogenesis and treatment of RH.
Along with this Review Series, the accompanying web focus brings together the collection of related articles from across Springer Nature.

Web Focus on Aging and Hypertension
Hypertension Researchfeatures a special Review Series on Aging and Hypertension. Along with this Review Series, the accompanying web focus brings together a collection of topical research articles recently published in Hypertension Research

The 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Society of Hypertension (JSH), held in September 2012, included a variety of special programs to discuss the imperative theme of moving "toward the ultimate goal of hypertension treatment". In order to further facilitate this discussion within the community, the JSH has released the "Nagoya statement 2012: Challenge for overcoming high blood pressure" published in Hypertension Research. Read online

Recent Progress and Future Prospects in Genetics of Hypertension
The use of a genetic approach to investigate the causes of hypertension has grown in importance, and this new method is expected to detect targets in the treatment of hypertension. Hypertension Research features a special Review Series and Web Focus on the Recent Progress and Future Prospects in Genetics of Hypertension, which provides a series of review articles and carefully selected papers dealing with the study of genetic factors influencing blood pressure.

Web Focus on Gender Difference in Hypertension
Hypertension Research features a special Review Series on Gender Difference in Hypertension. Along with this Review Series, an accompanying Web Focus brings together recently published research articles from Hypertension Research.

Featured Article Collection: spanning the breadth of hypertension research
As one of the leading clinical research journals in Asia-Pacific region, Hypertension Research publishes the latest original articles and reviews covering all aspects of the field of hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases. In this Web Focus, we are proud to present a collection of the best articles selected by the editor from recent issues. This collection aims to provide you with a glimpse of what Hypertension Research has to offer, through free access to select articles for a limited time.

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'Open' option for authors now available
Hypertension Research now offers authors the option to publish their articles with immediate open access upon publication. Open access articles will also be deposited in PubMed Central at the time of publication and will be freely available immediately. Find out more from our FAQs page.

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