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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 >>

2017 Published Issues
1
Editors-in-Chief

Thomas Ma, MD, PhD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

2150-5330 (online)

Field Of Vision
Impaired inactivation of digestive proteases: The possible key factor for the high susceptibility of germ-free and antibiotic-treated animals to gut epithelial injury  
Xiaofa Qin
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(1):1-2. Published online Feb 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i1.1
Observational Study
Polyp detection rate and pathological features in patients undergoing a comprehensive colonoscopy screening  
Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei, Ehsan Nazemalhosseini Mojarad, Sara Ashtari, Mohmad Amin Pourhoseingholi, Vahid Chaleshi, Fakhrosadat Anaraki, Mehrdad Haghazali, Mohammad Reza Zali
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(1):3-10. Published online Feb 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i1.3