Journal of Hypertension

The Journal of Hypertension is the Official Journal of the European Society of Hypertension and International Society of Hypertension. The journal consistently attracts the most important and highly innovative papers from the current research; our commitment to rapid publication ensures that these are published in the fastest time possible. In addition to primary papers from world-renowned experts, the Journal contains authoritative reviews that summarize and evaluate the most significant recent developments. Also included are special reports, original short papers containing innovative and time-sensitive information.

New Editor-in-Chief

Professor Anthony Heagerty has been appointed as new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Hypertension. He will start his new position from July 1, 2021 on for a period of three years.

He succeeds Professor Giuseppe Mancia, who has served for many years on the Journal’s Editorial Board and succeeded Professor Alberto Zanchetti as Editor-in-Chief from 2018 on. He invested enormous time and effort in the Journal, encouraging its growth and quality and his contribution was instrumental to its success. We thank Professor Mancia for his many years of dedication, service and commitment to the Journal.

Tony Heagerty is Head of the School of Medical Sciences at the University of Manchester, UK, and is a previous President of the ESH and ISH, and the British and Irish Hypertension Society. He is an international authority on high blood pressure and is regularly invited to give state of the art lectures at international meetings. He is a member of the Institute of Health Sciences Diabetes and Obesity Research Network and is a Fellow of the High Blood Pressure Council of the American Heart Association.

Congratulations to the new Editor and we look forward to the continuing success and development of the Journal under his editorship.


Blood Pressure

For the latest advances in hypertension research, turn to Blood Pressure, a primary source for authoritative and timely information on all aspects of hypertension research and management. Features include:

  • Physiology and pathophysiology of blood pressure regulation
  • Primary and secondary hypertension
  • Cerebrovascular and cardiovascular complications
  • Detection, treatment and follow-up of hypertension
  • Non-pharmacological and pharmacological management
  • Large outcome trials in hypertension

Special features include the Personal View section, in which distinguished scientists present their thoughts on hypertension, Viewpoints, Debates, and Reviews that address important topics of great current interest. A special meetings calendar, the Blood Pressure Diary, as well as a section in which Hypertension Societies world-wide present their activities are also provided. Articles requiring extensive space, such as monographs, doctoral theses and congress transactions, are published as supplements.


Related Journals

The following is a list of medical journals which frequently cover information with relevance to hypertension research and treatment.