Welcome to 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 >>

Published Issues
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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)

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Contents Volume 7  Issue 2  May 6, 2016
Topic Highlight
Non-pharmacological treatment of Helicobacter pylori  
Haim Shmuely, Noam Domniz, Jacob Yahav
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):171-178. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.171
Review
Transoral incisionless fundoplication for gastro-esophageal reflux disease: Techniques and outcomes  
Pier Alberto Testoni, Giorgia Mazzoleni, Sabrina Gloria Giulia Testoni
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):179-189. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.179
Barrett’s esophagus in 2016: From pathophysiology to treatment  
Irene Martinucci, Nicola de Bortoli, Salvatore Russo, Lorenzo Bertani, Manuele Furnari, Anna Mokrowiecka, Ewa Malecka-Panas, Vincenzo Savarino, Edoardo Savarino, Santino Marchi
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):190-206. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.190
Minireviews
Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: An update  
Monjur Ahmed
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):207-213. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.207
Minimally invasive surgery for inflammatory bowel disease: Current perspectives  
Badri Shrestha
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):214-216. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.214
Minimally invasive surgery for inflammatory bowel disease: Review of current developments and future perspectives  
Philipp-Alexander Neumann, Emile Rijcken
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):217-226. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.217
Update on management of Barrett's esophagus  
Fernando Macías-García, J Enrique Domínguez-Muñoz
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):227-234. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.227
Predictive factors for a severe clinical course in ulcerative colitis: Results from population-based studies  
Magnus Hofrenning Wanderås, Bjørn A Moum, Marte Lie Høivik, Øistein Hovde
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):235-241. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.235
Basic Study
Oral tolerance is inducible during active dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis  
Satoshi Ino, Chikara Kohda, Kosuke Takeshima, Hiroki Ishikawa, Tomoko Norose, Toshiko Yamochi, Masafumi Takimoto, Hiroshi Takahashi, Kazuo Tanaka
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):242-253. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.242
Retrospective Study
Clinical utility of quantitative multi-antibody Polycheck immunoassays in the diagnosis of coeliac disease  
Ewa Konopka, Maciej Grzywnowicz, Beata Oralewska, Joanna Cielecka-Kuszyk, Ilona Trojanowska, Bożena Cukrowska
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):254-260. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.254
Factors associated with visceral fat accumulation in the general population in Okinawa, Japan  
Shingo Arakaki, Tatsuji Maeshiro, Akira Hokama, Kunikazu Hoshino, Shuichi Maruwaka, Miwa Higashiarakawa, Gretchen Parrott, Tetsuo Hirata, Kozen Kinjo, Jiro Fujita
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):261-267. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.261
Observational Study
Digital chromoendoscopy utilization in clinical practice: A survey of gastroenterologists in Connecticut  
Karl M Langberg, Neil D Parikh, Yanhong Deng, Maria Ciarlegio, Loren Laine, Harry R Aslanian
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):268-273. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.268
Randomized Clinical Trial
Polyethylene glycol 3350 in occasional constipation: A one-week, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial  
Thomas McGraw
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):274-282. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.274
Systematic Reviews
Disaccharidase activity in children undergoing esophagogastroduodenoscopy: A systematic review  
Taylor Daileda, Peter Baek, Morgan E Sutter, Kalpesh Thakkar
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):283-293. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.283
Adverse events of sacral neuromodulation for fecal incontinence reported to the federal drug administration  
Klaus Bielefeldt
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):294-305. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.294
Nutritional and health benefits of semi-elemental diets: A comprehensive summary of the literature  
Dominik D Alexander, Lauren C Bylsma, Laura Elkayam, Douglas L Nguyen
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):306-319. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.306
Neuroimaging the brain-gut axis in patients with irritable bowel syndrome  
Kristen R Weaver, LeeAnne B Sherwin, Brian Walitt, Gail D’Eramo Melkus, Wendy A Henderson
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):320-333. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.320
Review of efficacy and safety of laxatives use in geriatrics  
Manhal Izzy, Anju Malieckal, Erin Little, Sury Anand
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(2):334-342. Published online May 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i2.334