Featured review: Differences in self-reported weekend catch up sleep between children and adolescents with and without primary hypertension
The data on the association of sleep duration and blood pressure in the pediatric age group have been mixed and most studies have focused on weekday sleep duration. This study compares the weekday and weekend sleep patterns between children and adolescents with newly diagnosed primary hypertension and a normotensive control group.
Clinical Hypertension is a continuation of the Journal of the Korean Society of Hypertension, formerly published by IB Planning Co. All content from Journal of the Korean Society of Hypertension is freely available at KoreaMed.
We are pleased to announce that all articles published in Clinical Hypertension journal are included in PubMed, PubMed Central and DOAJ.
Prof Wook-Jin Chung, Editor-in-Chief
Prof Chung is Professor of Medicine at the Gachon University College of Medicine in Incheon, Korea. He gained his MD degree at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea and was awarded a PhD in medical science by Yonsei University in 2009. He then joined the faculty of Gachon University and currently serves as Professor of Medicine. His research interests primarily focus on pulmonary hypertension, heart failure and cardiac imaging including innovative device developments. His approach has deepened the understanding of pathophysiology leading to translational deep phenotyping and therapeutic options in hypertension, pulmonary hypertension and heart failure.
KOSH annual congress
The 26th meeting of the International Society of Hypertension is to be held in collaboration with the Korean Society of Hypertension and the Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension.
The meeting is to be held on 24th-29th September in Seoul. The theme of this year's meeting is “Working Together for Better Blood Pressure Control and Cardiovascular Disease.″
We look forward to your support and participation.
Aims and scope
Clinical Hypertension is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that focuses on areas within hypertension research and vascular disorders.
Official journal of
Clinical Hypertension is the official journal of the Korean Society of Hypertension.
The Society is currently covering all publication costs so there are no article processing charges for authors.
2016 Journal Metrics
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