Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: Effects on Mother and Baby

The Editors of AJP-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology extend an invitation to submit original research articles related to the topic “Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: Effects on Mother and Baby”.

Papers submitted should address pregnancy-related topics such as, but not restricted to, the following:

  1. clinical differences identifying gestational hypertension from preeclampsia or HELLP syndrome
  2. role for altered inflammatory cells and cytokines in abnormal placentation leading to compromised pregnancy outcomes
  3. the effect of Th1/TH2 imbalance in pregnancy disorders
  4. anti-angiogenic factors—a double whammy in placental ischemia and hypertension
  5. preeclampsia—it is more than just hypertension during pregnancy
  6. neurological symptoms may be the best predictor of hypertension during pregnancy
  7. fetal outcomes from pregnancies suffering from abnormal placentation with or without preeclampsia

All manuscripts accepted from this Call for Papers will be included in a unique online article collection further highlighting this important topic. The article collection may also include specially commissioned review articles related to the topic. Dr. Babbette LaMarca will serve as the Guest Editor for this Call.

Manuscripts should be submitted online via eJournal Press. During the online submission process, under the “Keywords & Special Sections” tab, please use the “Category” drop-down menu and select  “Call for Papers: Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: Effects on Mother and Baby.”

Manuscripts will undergo normal peer review as they are received. Accepted manuscripts will be published online as they are accepted. Articles published from this Call for Papers will be highlighted with a special Call for Papers banner at the time of publication.

Manuscripts can be submitted anytime, but to be eligible for inclusion in this Call for Papers, manuscripts must be submitted by April 15, 2017.