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Advances in PH Journal

Instructions for Authors

General Information

Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension: Official Journal of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association is a quarterly publication directed by an editorial board of renowned experts with the oversight of the Association’s Scientific Leadership Council. Its mission is to help physicians in their clinical decision making by informing them of important trends affecting their practice and providing an analysis of the impact of new findings and current information in the peer-reviewed literature. Each article is reviewed and approved by members of the Editorial Advisory Board.

While most articles are invited by the editorial board, the following submissions will be considered for publication:

  • Reviews that summarize and synthesize peer-reviewed literature to date on relevant topics
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Clinical case studies

Submitted manuscripts are reviewed by the editorial board and other experts in the field. Acceptance of manuscripts is determined by factors such as quality, relevance, and perceived value to clinical decision making.

Manuscript Preparation and Submission Process

Submissions should be sent via e-mail as an attached Word document to the Managing Editor, Clarissa Nemeth at Manuscripts should be double-spaced and follow AMA style. Full-length manuscripts should not exceed 4,000 words including references. References should be limited to 50 entries. No more than 5 figures should accompany the manuscript. Acceptable file formats are .gif, .tif, and .jpg. Each figure should be a separate file and figure legends should appear at the end of the manuscript. Each figure should be cited by number in the manuscript. Tables should be self-explanatory and details of the table should not be repeated in the manuscript. Tables should be prepared as part of the Word document. No more than 3 tables should be included with the manuscript. References should conform to AMA style and be numbered consecutively in the text. Reference numbers should be placed in parentheses at the end of the relevant sentence.

Accepted manuscripts will be edited for clarity, spelling, punctuation, grammar, and consistency with AMA style.


Authors must confirm they have rights to all material submitted by including a copyright release form with the manuscript.  Authors acknowledge the material has not been previously published nor is being considered for publication elsewhere simultaneously with consideration by Advances in Pulmonary HypertensionCopyright Release Form

Any previously published figures, tables, etc. must contain a full credit-line from the copyright owner. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce such material and must provide that material in reproducible form.

Manuscripts are accepted for exclusive publication in Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension and will be copyrighted by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

A statement of any and all grant, contract, and industrial support or proprietary interests of the author(s) related to the subject matter must be submitted with the manuscript. Conflict of Interest Form


Authors should be certain to include the following with the manuscript:

  1. Title page listing all authors with their academic degree(s) and affiliations.
  2. Corresponding author contact information including e-mail and phone number.
  3. Copyright release form signed by all authors
  4. Conflict of Interest forms for all authors
  5. List of approximately 5 key words for indexing purposes
  6. Summary of the paper not exceeding 250 words


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