Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Call for Papers for special issue: Pre-eclampsia and Related Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology ​will publish a special issue on Pre-eclampsia and Related Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in September of 2018.

About the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology represents an established forum for the entire field of obstetrics and gynaecology, publishing a broad range of original, peer-reviewed papers, from scientific and clinical research to reviews relevant to practice. It also includes occasional supplements on clinical symposia. The journal is read widely by trainees in our specialty and we acknowledge a major role in education in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Past and present editors have recognised the difficulties that junior doctors encounter in achieving their first publications and spend time advising authors during their initial attempts at submission. The journal continues to attract a world-wide readership thanks to the emphasis on practical applicability and its excellent record of drawing on an international base of authors.

We will consider the following types of papers for this special issue:

  1. Reviews
  2. Scientific papers on the topics of:  
    • Aetiology, pathogenesis, (scientific underpinning) of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia
    • Screening, epidemiology, and early detection of pre-eclampsia (screening from first and second trimester)
    • Prevention of pre-eclampsia
    • Up to date management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia
    • Interesting related Case Reports
    • Controversies in the diagnosis and management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia

Articles must be less than 7,500 words in length (including all text and references).  All submissions to the journal are subject to single-blind peer review by at least two reviewers.

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Submission Instructions

You should submit your article for review by 31st December 2017, please read the Instructions for Authors.

When you submit your article you will be asked whether you are submitting for a special issue. Please use the pull-down menu to note that you are submitting your paper for the special issue on pre-eclampsia. Please also note in the cover page of your manuscript that you are submitting it for this special issue.

Editorial information

  • Guest Editor: Bharat Bassaw
  • Guest Editor: Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
  • Guest Editor: Horace Fletcher