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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines
Terms of Submission
The Hypertension Journal (HTNJ) is a multidisciplinary, open-access journal published
biannually in English, accepts the following types of manuscripts for publishing: original
research findings, reviews, case reports and scientific reports of novel
diagnostic/therapeutic technologies.
Manuscripts submitted to HTNJ Medical Journal are considered with the understanding
that they have not been accepted/published elsewhere, and are currently not under
consideration for publication by another publisher either in print or electronic form
(except as a brief abstract in the proceedings of a scientific forum or symposium).
How do I submit my Manuscript?
Manuscript Submission
Manuscripts should be submitted by one of the contributory authors only. Authors are
strongly recommended to follow 'Author Instructions' from the journal website of HTNJ
and post at: Ensure that utmost care is taken to prepare and format the
manuscript before submitting it to HTNJ.
Manuscripts can be submitted to HTNJ by:
1. Online submission using the 'Online Submission' page of the HTNJ website viewed
at: (Preferred medium)
2. As an email with attached files (Cover Letter, Manuscript File, Copyright transfer/
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest and Authorship Contributions and Submission
Form) to: or (In case of technical issue)
Types of Manuscripts Accepted
1. Original Articles
2. Case reports
3. Case series
4. Clinical Images
5. Review Articles
6. Letters to the Editor
7. Invited Editorials
Manuscript Preparation
Manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with "Uniform requirements for Manuscripts
submitted to Biomedical Journals" developed by the International Committee of Medical
Journal Editors.
Every submission must be accompanied by three essential files
I. Cover Letter:
Papers are accepted for publication in the Journal on the understanding that the content
has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere except as a brief abstract
in the proceedings of a scientific meeting or symposium. This must be stated in the
covering letter.
The covering letter must also contain an acknowledgement that all authors have
contributed significantly, and that all authors are in agreement with the content of the
If tables or figures have been reproduced from another source, a letter from the copyright
holder (usually the Publisher), stating authorization to reproduce the material, must be
attached to the covering letter.
II. Manuscript File: (All pages to be numbered at bottom right corner from the title page
Manuscript Organization
A. Title Page: (To be typed in 12 font size, Times new roman style, single spacing and
the overall margin of 1 inch)
Should contain the following 6 entities in order
1. Title of the article & Type of Manuscript (Case report, Case Series, Case in Images or
2. Names of Authors with Author information & their highest academic degree as follows:
Dr. Martin S. Greenberg, DDS
Professor and Chairman of Oral Medicine
Associate Dean of Hospital Affairs
School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
3. Corresponding Author should be mentioned separately (Contact of details of
the corresponding author is mandatory)
Dr. ABC, MD (Corresponding Author)
Department of Cardiology, College of Internal Medicine,
King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences,
KAMC, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Email:, Phone: +1234567890
4. Requirements of Word Count:
a. Abstract: 250
b. Manuscript: 1500
c. No of Figures: (300-600 dpi resolution), tables and graphs not to exceed 5 in total(900-
1200 dpi resolution).
5. Declare Conflict of Interest and Source of funding
Source of funding: None
Conflict of interest: None Declared
6. Provide a Short Running Title at the bottom of the page
B. Main Text: Begin on a new page (To be typed in 12 font size, Times new roman style,
Double spacing and an overall margin of 1 inch)
The Main Text should contain the following subheadings (In bold)
• Title of the article: Brief Title without abbreviations
• Abstract (Should be structured) as follows:
Case Description
Clinical Significance
• Keywords: 3 - 5 keywords in alphabetical order taken from MeSH browser only.
• Introduction
• Case Report
• Discussion
• Conclusion
• Clinical Significance
• References (On a Separate page)
• Legends for Figures (On a Separate page)
• Acknowledgements if any
Specific Instructions based on Type of Manuscript
1. Case Reports
Scope: This section includes an original description of an unreported entity or report new
presentation of a known disease or a new perspective of case which poses a diagnostic
and therapeutic challenge. Case reports should include a comprehensive review of similar
case & a comparison drawn between present case & the previous cases. Also,
accompanied by clinical, radiological and pathologic images.
Authors: 4 authors maximum
Abstract: Structured abstract less than 250 words, followed by 3-5 keywords from MeSH.
Content: (Introduction, Case Report, Discussion, Conclusion & Clinical Significance)
Word limit: 1500 words maximum
Figures, Tables & graphs not to exceed 5
References: 10 or less
2. Case Series
Scope: This section includes a series of 2-6 similar cases. The cases should be rare & give
unique perspective on disease presentation, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment & its
consequences. The cases should also address a challenging diagnostic &/ or therapeutic
problem with possible remedies to assist clinicians in management. Comprehensive
review of literature to be accompanied.
Authors: 5 authors maximum
Abstract: Structured abstract less than 250 words, followed by 3-5 keywords from MeSH.
Content: (Introduction, Case Report (s), Discussion, Conclusion & Clinical Significance)
Word limit: 2500 words maximum
Figures, Tables & graphs not to exceed 8.
References: 20 or less
3. Case in Images
Scope: This section entertains series of images of a procedure or event. The figures may
include clinical, radiological images (USG, CT, MRI,PET , SPECT etc.) and pathology images
( histopathology, cytopathology, hematopathology).
Authors: 5 authors maximum
Abstract: Structured abstract less than 250 words, followed by 3-5 keywords from MeSH.
Content: (Introduction, Case Report, Discussion, Conclusion & Clinical Significance)
Word limit: 1000 words maximum
Figures: 6-10
References: 10 or less
4. Clinical Images
Scope: This section mandates inclusion of clinical images, diagnostic or investigative
images especially images in radiology, endoscopy, pathology and cytopathology.
Content: Brief history, Case discussion & Conclusion.
Word limit: 1000-1500 words
Figures: 5
References: 10 or less
5. Review Articles
Scope: Includes topics that interest wide readership. It should have a comprehensive
coverage of a topic in a clear & lucid manner accompanied with figures and images.
Authors: 6 authors maximum
Abstract: Unstructured abstract less than 250 words, followed by 3-5 keywords from
Content: As required by the topic.
Word limit: 3000-4000 words maximum
Figures & tables not to exceed 5
References: 40 or less
6. Letters to the Editor
Scope: This section mandates inclusion of unique cases that do not qualify for other
sections. It includes results of pilot studies & comment on the articles published HTNJ.
Authors: 3 - 4 authors maximum
Abstract: Not required
Content: Start the manuscript as 'To the Editor(s),? Do not divide the manuscript into
Word limit: 850 words maximum
Figures & Tables: Not required
References: 5 or less
General Instructions: (Kindly note: If your references are perfect and accurately
formatted, the time taken to give a decision on your manuscript and subsequent
publication is shortened considerably)
1. All references in text, tables, and legends must be identified in the text by
consecutive Arabic numerals in parenthesis, listed after closing the punctuation
2. Place the references as a superscript without brackets immediately after the
author name or if author name is not included in the sentence, place it at the end
of the sentence after closing the punctuation mark. Consecutive references should
be cited as 1-4 instead of 1,2,3,4.
Example: AOT has a female gender predilection.1 It commonly affects the
maxilla. 2-4
3. In the reference section, number each reference consecutively in the order in
which they are first mentioned in the text (not in alphabetic order).
4. List all authors up to 6; if more than 6, list the first 6 followed by 'et al.' References
must follow the general arrangement and punctuation according to
the VANCOUVER STYLE of referencing.
Type of Referencing to be used in HTNJ
Book with One Author or Editor
1. Mason J. Concepts in dental public health. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;
2. Ireland R, editor. Clinical textbook of dental hygiene and therapy. Oxford: Blackwell
Munksgaard; 2006.
Two-Six Authors/Editors
3. Miles DA, Van Dis ML, Williamson GF, Jensen CW. Radiographic imaging for the dental
team. 4th ed. St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier; 2009.
4. Dionne RA, Phero JC, Becker DE, editors. Management of pain and anxiety in the dental
office. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 2002.
More than Six Authors/Editors
5. Fauci AS, Braunwald E, Kasper DL, Hauser SL, Longo DL, Jameson JL, et al., editors.
Harrison�s principles of internal medicine. 17th ed. New York: McGraw Hill; 2008.
Chapter in a book
6. Alexander RG. Considerations in creating a beautiful smile. In: Romano R, editor. The art
of the smile. London: Quintessence Publishing; 2005. p. 187-210.
Standard journal article
7. Kulkarni SB, Chitre RG, Satoskar RS. Serum proteins in tuberculosis. J Postgrad Med
1960; 6:113-120.
Volume with supplement
8. Shen HM, Zhang QF. Risk assessment of nickel carcinogenicity and occupational lung
cancer. Environ Health Perspect 1994; 102 Suppl 1:275-282.
Issue with supplement
9. Payne DK, Sullivan MD, Massie MJ. Women's psychological reactions to breast cancer.
Semin Oncol 1996; 23(1, Suppl 2):89-97.
Organization as Author
10. Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. Dental hygiene: definition and scope.
Ottawa:Canadian Dental Hygienists Association; 1995.
Government Document
11. Canada. Environmental Health Directorate. Radiation protection in dentistry:
recommended Safety procedures for the use of dental x-ray equipment. Safety Code 30.
Ottawa: Ministry of Health; 2000.
12. Mosby�s dental dictionary. 2nd ed. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier; 2008. Frenotomy; p. 273.
1. Figures should be submitted as TIFF images with 300dpi resolution.
(Check yourself for clarity: Zoom your image to 300% in windows picture manager or the
picture viewer in your operating system, there should not be considerable loss of clarity)
2. If you include text or figures that have been published elsewhere, you must obtain
permission from the copyright owner(s).
3. Mention the figure numbers in the text at the appropriate places in parenthesis before
the closing punctuation mark. E.g. (Figure 1) or (Figures 1A)
4. All figures should be provided as separate files. Include color figures wherever possible.
5. The file name should include the figure number. Label file names as: Figure 1, Figure 2
etc. If multiple figures form a part of a sequence label them as Figure 1A, Figure 1B etc.
In case of photomicrographs indicate the stain and magnification as follows
Figure 1: Histologic features demonstrating odontogenic follicles in a connective tissue
stroma (H&E stain at 20x magnification).
6. Please provide figure legends on a separate page with Arabic numerals corresponding
to the figures. The legends should be included in the manuscript text file immediately
following the references.
Tables & Graphs
1. The table or graph numbers should be cited at the relevant places in the text in
parenthesis after the Punctuation mark. E.g. (Table 1) or (Tables 1-4) or (Tables 1, 4, 6-8).
2. Each table or graph should appear on a separate page. A title for every table which
summarizes the whole table must be given above the table.
3. Tables and Graphs should be self-explanatory and not duplicate the data presented in
III. Copyright Form:
The author identified as the formal corresponding author for the paper will have to duly
sign and take signatures of associated authors on the Conflict of interest/copyright form
as available on the submission platform at the manuscript
cannot be published until a completed form is received by the Editorial Office.
Consent for Identifying Information
If any identifying information is included in any part of the manuscript, you must obtain a
written, informed consent from the patient and submit a copy of the document to the
Editorial Office.
Reproduction of Published Material
If you wish to reproduce text, figures or tables that have already been published
elsewhere, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner(s). Please submit a copy
of the permission letter or other evidence that such permission has been granted along
with the Copyright Assignment Form after the manuscript has been accepted for
publication in IJCMDR.
Article Publishing Charges
There are no Article Processing Charges in HTNJ.
Submission of Revised Manuscripts
While submitting a revised manuscript, contributors are requested to include a point to
point response to the reviewer's comments at the beginning of the revised manuscript text file
itself. In addition, if any changes are made to the manuscript, please mark the changes as
underlined or differently coloured text in the article.
Page Proofs
Page proofs of the manuscript, a form for marking corrections and instructions for filling
the form will be sent to the corresponding author by e-mail, before publication of the
Authors should type the proof corrections in the form and send it to the Editorial Office.
While checking the proofs, take note that the text is complete and all figures and tables
are included in the proofs.
Respond to all queries from the Editorial Office; check the proofs for changes like
spellings, punctuation and setting of text, tables, figures and figure legends.
Corrected proofs must be returned to the Editorial office within 72 hrs (3 days) of receipt.
The page proofs can be sent to the Editorial Office by uploading through our website or as
email attachments.
Copyright Policy
All articles published in HTNJ are open-access articles whose reproduction and
distribution rights exclusively rest with Clinical and Experimental Vision and Eye Research
Journal and their associated publisher only.
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