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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 >>

2018 Published Issues
  • Bernard Man Yung Cheung, PhD, Professor, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong N/A, China
  • Ryuichi Morishita, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Clinical Gene Therapy, Center of Medical Innovation and Translational Research, School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita 565-0871, Japan
China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI).
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2220-3168 (online)
Observational Study
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