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High Impact Articles
High impact papers are those to which special attention is paid by experts in the given field, with a large number of visitors, frequent downloads and higher citation rates. The research must be creative, with high academic standards and have a wide influence, if it is to become a high impact paper. They are ranked by the number of downloads.
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A hypothesis on the relationship between tea drinking and sexual activity  
Xiao-Jun Chen, Dong Pang, Li-Ping Li, Ye-Qun Chen, Xue-Rui Tan 
World J Hypertens 3(4):32-36. Published online Nov 23, 2013. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v3.i4.32
Hypertensive cardiomyopathy: A clinical approach and literature review  
Kishio Kuroda, Tomoko S Kato, Atsushi Amano 
World J Hypertens 5(2):41-52. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.41
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
From hypertension to heart failure  
Klara Magyar, Roland Gal, Adam Riba, Tamas Habon, Robert Halmosi, Kalman Toth 
World J Hypertens 5(2):85-92. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.85
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
Dashing away hypertension: Evaluating the efficacy of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet in controlling high blood pressure  
Preeya T Shah, Kyle D Maxwell, Joseph I Shapiro 
World J Hypertens 5(4):119-128. Published online Nov 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i4.119
Self-efficacy for managing hypertension and comorbid conditions  
Mi Jung Lee, Sergio Romero, HuanGuang Jia, Craig A Velozo, Ann L Gruber-Baldini, Lisa M Shulman 
World J Hypertens 9(3):30-41. Published online Dec 12, 2019. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v9.i3.30
Association between G-protein β3 subunit gene and isolated systolic blood pressure elevation of greater than 130 mmHg: A large-scale cross-sectional study in the Japanese population  
Masahiko Eto, Taro Takeshima, Masanori Harada, Shinji Fujiwara, Maki Kumada, Toyomi Kamesaki, Kazuhiro Takamura, Tsuneaki Kenzaka, Yoshikazu Nakamura, Takanori Aonuma, Masanobu Okayama, Eiji Kajii 
World J Hypertens 7(2):24-31. Published online May 23, 2017. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v7.i2.24
Progress in neuregulin/ErbB signaling and chronic heart failure  
Hong-Kun Yin, Xin-Yan Li, Zheng-Gang Jiang, Ming-Dong Zhou 
World J Hypertens 5(2):63-73. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.63
Endocrine hypertension: An overview on the current etiopathogenesis and management options  
Reena M Thomas, Ewa Ruel, Prapimporn Ch Shantavasinkul, Leonor Corsino 
World J Hypertens 5(2):14-27. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.14
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
Manidipine: A different dihydropyridine  
Christos V Rizos, Moses S Elisaf 
World J Hypertens 1(1):3-6. Published online Dec 23, 2011. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v1.i1.3
RhoA signaling and blood pressure: The consequence of failing to “Tone it Down”  
Xue Bai, Rachel Dee, Kevin D Mangum, Christopher P Mack, Joan M Taylor 
World J Hypertens 6(1):18-35. Published online Feb 23, 2016. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v6.i1.18
Achieving control of resistant hypertension: Not just the number of blood pressure medications  
Kara Schmidt, William Kelley, Steven Tringali, Jian Huang 
World J Hypertens 9(1):1-16. Published online Mar 12, 2019. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v9.i1.1
Loss of cavin1 and expression of p-caveolin-1 in pulmonary hypertension: Possible role in neointima formation  
Jing Huang, Rajamma Mathew 
World J Hypertens 9(2):17-29. Published online May 10, 2019. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v9.i2.17
Estimated net endogenous acid production and risk of prevalent and incident hypertension in community-dwelling older people  
Ruth Chan, Jason Leung, Jean Woo 
World J Hypertens 5(4):129-136. Published online Nov 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i4.129
Renal venous hypertension  
Makhmud Muslimovich Аliev, Rustam Zafarjanovich Yuldashev, Gulnora Srajitdinovna Аdilova, Аvazjon Аbdunomonovich Dekhqonboev 
World J Hypertens 6(1):60-65. Published online Feb 23, 2016. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v6.i1.60
Management of hypertension: Current state of the art and challenges  
Faruk Turgut, Mustafa Yaprak, Emaad Abdel-Rahman 
World J Hypertens 6(1):53-59. Published online Feb 23, 2016. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v6.i1.53
Antihypertensive effects of foods  
Kehima Hieda, Yoichi Sunagawa, Yasufumi Katanasaka, Koji Hasegawa, Tatsuya Morimoto 
World J Hypertens 5(2):53-62. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.53
Clinical implication of hematological indices in the essential hypertension  
Ahmet Karabulut, Aytac Karadag 
World J Hypertens 5(2):93-97. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.93
Kidney and cardiovascular risk in primary hypertension  
Francesca Viazzi, Francesca Cappadona, Barbara Bonino, Roberto Pontremoli 
World J Hypertens 5(4):115-118. Published online Nov 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i4.115
Roles of catecholamine related polymorphisms in hypertension  
Oya Orun 
World J Hypertens 6(1):41-52. Published online Feb 23, 2016. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v6.i1.41
Diabetes, diabetic complications, and blood pressure targets  
Cristiana Catena, GianLuca Colussi, Francesca Nait, Gabriele Brosolo, Leonardo A Sechi 
World J Hypertens 5(1):1-5. Published online Feb 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i1.1
Contribution of miRNAs to ion-channel remodelling in atrial fibrillation  
José Manuel Vilches, Diego Franco, Amelia E Aránega 
World J Hypertens 5(1):6-13. Published online Feb 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i1.6
Multi-slice computerized tomography critical role in transcatheter aortic valve implantation plan: Review of current literature  
Edward Koifman, Ashraf Hamdan 
World J Hypertens 5(3):107-114. Published online Aug 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i3.107
Adipose tissue dysfunction and the pathogenesis of metabolic syndrome  
Di Zhao, Hui Liu 
World J Hypertens 3(3):18-26. Published online Aug 23, 2013. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v3.i3.18
Dairy: A lower percent investment in the volatile hypertensive environment  
Miriam E Pearman, Hirofumi Tanaka 
World J Hypertens 5(3):104-106. Published online Aug 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i3.104
Regression of cardiovascular remodeling in hypertension: Novel relevant mechanisms  
Jorge E Jalil, María P Ocaranza 
World J Hypertens 6(1):1-17. Published online Feb 23, 2016. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v6.i1.1
Novel contributions of multimodality imaging in hypertension: A narrative review  
Erick Alexanderson-Rosas, Enrique Berríos-Bárcenas, Aloha Meave, Juan Carlos de la Fuente-Mancera, Mariano Oropeza-Aguilar, Alejandro Barrero-Mier, Andrea de Guadalupe Monroy-González, Raul Cruz-Mendoza, Gerardo Yoshiaki Guinto-Nishimura 
World J Hypertens 5(2):28-40. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.28
Diagnosis and management of thoracic aortic dissection: An update  
Ruth A Benson, Ben O Patterson, Ian M Loftus 
World J Hypertens 5(2):79-84. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.79
Oxidative stress-mediated effects of angiotensin II in the cardiovascular system  
Hairuo Wen, Judith K Gwathmey, Lai-Hua Xie 
World J Hypertens 2(4):34-44. Published online Aug 23, 2012. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v2.i4.34
Influence of periodontitis on abdominal aortic aneurysms  
Jun-ichi Suzuki, Norio Aoyama 
World J Hypertens 4(3):25-28. Published online Aug 23, 2014. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v4.i3.25
Epidemiology of elevated blood pressure in youth and its utility for predicting adulthood outcomes: A review  
Rebecca K Kelly, Costan G Magnussen 
World J Hypertens 4(4):29-36. Published online Nov 23, 2014. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v4.i4.29
Seasonal changes in blood pressure: Cardiac and cerebrovascular morbidity and mortality  
Gideon Charach, Michael Shochat, Ori Argov, Moshe Weintraub, Lior Charach, Alexander Rabinovich, Oded Ayzenberg, Jacob George 
World J Hypertens 3(1):1-8. Published online Feb 23, 2013. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v3.i1.1
Symplicity-3 hypertension trial: Basic and clinical insights  
Benjamin J Scherlag, Sunny S Po 
World J Hypertens 5(2):74-78. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.74
Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in a subset of patients with concomitant hypertension  
Tushar Sharma, Benjamin J Scherlag, Hiroshi Nakagawa, Warren M Jackman, Ralph Lazzara, Sunny S Po 
World J Hypertens 5(2):98-103. Published online May 23, 2015. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v5.i2.98
ARB affects nicotine-induced gene expression profile in human coronary artery endothelial cells  
Masataka Kudo, Ken Matsuda, Kaori Sugawara, Yuko Iki, Naotaka Kogure, Takako Saito-Ito, Kyoko Shimizu, Ikuko Sato, Takeo Yoshikawa, Akira Uruno, Ryo Ito, Atsushi Yokoyama, Akiko Saito-Hakoda, Sadayoshi Ito, Akira Sugawara 
World J Hypertens 4(1):7-14. Published online Feb 23, 2014. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v4.i1.7
Place of baroreceptor activation therapy in the treatment of resistant hypertension  
Gian Paolo Rossi, Matteo Azzolini 
World J Hypertens 6(1):36-40. Published online Feb 23, 2016. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v6.i1.36
Induction of tissue angiotensin II-forming activity in two-kidney, one-clip hypertensive hamster model  
Yoshinari Uehara, Kanta Fujimi, Eiji Yahiro, Satomi Abe, Sankar Devarajan, Keijiro Saku, Hidenori Urata 
World J Hypertens 3(2):9-17. Published online May 23, 2013. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v3.i2.9
Blood pressure variability and cerebrovascular disease  
Antoni Pelegrí, Adrià Arboix 
World J Hypertens 3(4):27-31. Published online Nov 23, 2013. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v3.i4.27
Hypertension in children and adolescents  
Anastasios Kollias 
World J Hypertens 1(1):15-19. Published online Dec 23, 2011. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v1.i1.15
Evidence, hypotheses and significance of MAP kinase TNNI3K interacting with its partners  
Zhong-Fang Lai, Yu-Zhen Chen 
World J Hypertens 2(2):22-28. Published online Apr 23, 2012. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v2.i2.22
Kidney in primary aldosteronism: A key determinant of treatment outcome  
Cristiana Catena, Gian Luca Colussi, Leonardo A Sechi 
World J Hypertens 2(1):1-6. Published online Feb 23, 2012. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v2.i1.1
Cardiac markers: Role in the pathogenesis of arterial hypertension  
Saira Rafaqat, Shaheed Afzal, Sana Rafaqat, Huma Khurshid, Simon Rafaqat 
World J Hypertens 10(1):1-14. Published online Oct 31, 2022. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v10.i1.1
World Journal of Hypertension: A new bench mark in the hypertension world  
Ryuichi Morishita 
World J Hypertens 1(1):1-2. Published online Dec 23, 2011. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v1.i1.1
Contribution of lysosomal cysteine proteases in cardiac and renal diseases  
Damin Huang, Yang-Long Li, Xianwu Cheng 
World J Hypertens 2(3):29-33. Published online Jun 23, 2012. doi: 10.5494/wjh.v2.i3.29