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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology

The World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology (WJGP) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of gastrointestinal pathophysiology.  It was launched on April 15, 2010 and is published trimonthly (4 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage gastrointestinal pathophysiologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJGP describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJGP are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJGP’s acceptance rate: 56%.  Submit here >>

2016 Published Issues
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Immunobiology of hepatocarcinogenesis: Ways to go or almost there?  
Pavan Patel, Steven E Schutzer, Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 7(3):242-255. Published online Aug 15, 2016. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v7.i3.242
Update on diagnostic value of breath test in gastrointestinal and liver diseases  
Imran Siddiqui, Sibtain Ahmed, Shahab Abid
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 7(3):256-265. Published online Aug 15, 2016. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v7.i3.256
Novel biomarkers of fibrosis in Crohn’s disease  
Gianluca Pellino, Pierlorenzo Pallante, Francesco Selvaggi
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 7(3):266-275. Published online Aug 15, 2016. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v7.i3.266
Pancreatic disorders in inflammatory bowel disease  
Filippo Antonini, Raffaele Pezzilli, Lucia Angelelli, Giampiero Macarri
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 7(3):276-282. Published online Aug 15, 2016. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v7.i3.276
Retrospective Cohort Study
“Magic” of our gastric cancer results on perioperative chemotherapy  
Carlos León-Espinoza, Fernando López-Mozos, Roberto Marti-Obiol, Marina Garces-Albir, Joaquin Ortega-Serrano
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 7(3):283-287. Published online Aug 15, 2016. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v7.i3.283
Does the antibody production ability affect the serum anti-Helicobacter pylori IgG titer?  
Hyun Ah Chung, Sun-Young Lee, Hee Won Moon, Jeong Hwan Kim, In-Kyung Sung, Hyung Seok Park, Chan Sup Shim, Hye Seung Han
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 7(3):288-295. Published online Aug 15, 2016. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v7.i3.288
Case Report
Culprit for recurrent acute gastrointestinal massive bleeding: “Small bowel Dieulafoy’s lesions” - a case report and literature review  
Anjana Sathyamurthy, Jessica N Winn, Jamal A Ibdah, Veysel Tahan
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 7(3):296-299. Published online Aug 15, 2016. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v7.i3.296