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About the journal

Hypertension Research is the official journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension, publishing high-quality original research articles, reviews, correspondence and editorials on all aspects of hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases. The journal publishes papers on clinical trials, clinical and epidemiological studies and basic research (e.g. pathophysiology, genetics, metabolomics, pharmacology, molecular biology, and biomarkers).

We have recently expanded the journal’s scope. It now includes organ damage, vascular dysfunction, cerebrovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, metabolic diseases, and important issues in specific populations such as the elderly (cognitive dysfunction, frailty), children, pregnant women, cancer patients etc. Moreover, papers on outcome research concerning hypertension and its management and the use of emerging technologies such as telemedicine, big data analysis, wearable devices, artificial intelligence (AI), and other digital technologies are also welcome.

Aims and scope of journal

Hypertension Research is the official publication of the Japanese Society of Hypertension. The journal publishes papers reporting original clinical and experimental research that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases. The journal publishes Review Articles, Articles, Correspondence and Comments.

Manuscripts submitted to Hypertension Research will be accepted on the understanding that the author must not have previously submitted the paper to another journal or have published the material elsewhere.

Why publish with us

We are the official journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension, publishing high-quality original research on all aspects of hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases.

We play an integral role in international hypertension research, encouraging and publishing findings of clinical science, basic sciences, and epidemiology.

We also publish insightful and up-to-date editorial, reviews and correspondence, and represent a dynamic and influential platform within our field.

Journal Metrics

The 2021 journal citation metrics for Hypertension Research are as follows:

2-year Impact Factor* (2021): 5.528
5-year Impact Factor* (2021): 4.415
Immediacy index*: 1.110
Eigenfactor® score*: 0.00642
Article influence score*: 0.945
JCR Rank*: PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE 18/67
Journal Citation Indicator*: 0.79

SNIP: 1.227
SJR: 1.119
Usage: 
928,860 Downloads (in 2021)
1,014 Altmetric mentions (2021)

*2021 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2022)

Abstracted/indexed in

BIOSIS
ChemPort
CrossRef
Current Contents /Life Sciences
ISI
JDream II
PubMed
SCOPUS

ISSN and eISSN

The international standard serial number (ISSN) for Hypertension Research is 0916-9636, and the electronic international standard serial number (eISSN) is 1348-4214.

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