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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Therapeutics

The World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Therapeutics (WJGPT) 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 pharmacology and therapeutics.  It was launched on February 6, 2010 and is published trimonthly (4 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage pharmacology and therapeutics specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJGPT 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 WJGPT 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 WJGPT’s acceptance rate: 49%.  Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
1
Editors-in-Chief

Hugh Freeman, FACG, FACP, FRCP(C), MD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

2150-5349 (online)

Editorial
Regenerative medicine using dental pulp stem cells for liver diseases  
Shogo Ohkoshi, Hajime Hara, Haruka Hirono, Kazuhiko Watanabe, Katsuhiko Hasegawa
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):1-6. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.1
Field Of Vision
Tryptophan: A gut microbiota-derived metabolites regulating inflammation  
Lucie Etienne-Mesmin, Benoit Chassaing, Andrew T Gewirtz
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):7-9. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.7
Review
Pathogenic mechanisms of pancreatitis  
Murli Manohar, Alok Kumar Verma, Sathisha Upparahalli Venkateshaiah, Nathan L Sanders, Anil Mishra
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):10-25. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.10
Psychotropic drugs and liver disease: A critical review of pharmacokinetics and liver toxicity  
Diogo Telles-Correia, António Barbosa, Helena Cortez-Pinto, Carlos Campos, Nuno B F Rocha, Sérgio Machado
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):26-38. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.26
Minireviews
Update on clinical and research application of fecal biomarkers for gastrointestinal diseases  
Imran Siddiqui, Hafsa Majid, Shahab Abid
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):39-46. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.39
Basic Study
Plecanatide-mediated activation of guanylate cyclase-C suppresses inflammation-induced colorectal carcinogenesis in Apc+/Min-FCCC mice  
Wen-Chi L Chang, Shet Masih, Anusha Thadi, Viren Patwa, Apoorva Joshi, Harry S Cooper, Vaseem A Palejwala, Margie L Clapper, Kunwar Shailubhai
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):47-59. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.47
Retrospective Study
Lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio can predict mortality in pancreatic adenocarcinoma  
Gurshawn Singh, Ammar Nassri, David Kim, Hong Zhu, Zeeshan Ramzan
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):60-66. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.60
Observational Study
Current practice and clinicians’ perception of medication non-adherence in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: A survey of 98 clinicians  
Anisah Soobraty, Sarah Boughdady, Christian P Selinger
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):67-73. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.67
Randomized Controlled Trial
Itopride for gastric volume, gastric emptying and drinking capacity in functional dyspepsia  
Shahab Abid, Wasim Jafri, Maseeh Uz Zaman, Rakhshanda Bilal, Safia Awan, Aamir Abbas
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):74-80. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.74
Randomized Clinical Trial
Role of clinical pathway in improving the quality of care for patients with faecal incontinence: A randomised trial  
Zeiad I Hussain, Michael Lim, Stevan Stojkovic
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 8(1):81-89. Published online Feb 6, 2017. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v8.i1.81