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Welcome to the World Journal of Hypertension

The World Journal of Hypertension (WJH) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of hypertension.  It was launched on December 23, 2011 and is published trimonthly (4 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage hypertension specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJH describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJH are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJH’s acceptance rate: 62%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues

Bernard Cheung, PhD, Professor; Ryuichi Morishita, MD,PhD, Professor


China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI).

Journal Metrics

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2220-3168 (online)

Reduction of diastolic blood pressure: Should hypertension guidelines include a lower threshold target?  
Steven Tringali, Jian Huang
World J Hypertens 7(1):1-9. Published online Feb 23, 2017. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v7.i1.1
Hypertension, type IV cardiorenal syndrome and chronic kidney disease: Pathophysiological and therapeutical approach  
Luca Di Lullo, Antonio Bellasi, Antonio De Pascalis
World J Hypertens 7(1):10-18. Published online Feb 23, 2017. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v7.i1.10
Hypertension in low and middle-income countries: Challenges, gaps and limited resources specific strategies  
Khaled Salem, Abdulhalim Jamal Kinsara
World J Hypertens 7(1):19-23. Published online Feb 23, 2017. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v7.i1.19