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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 >>

2016 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)

Topic Highlight
Therapeutic options for peritoneal metastasis arising from colorectal cancer  
Gabriel Glockzin, Hans J Schlitt, Pompiliu Piso
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):343-352. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.343
Overview of cytokines and nitric oxide involvement in immuno-pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel diseases  
Imene Soufli, Ryma Toumi, Hayet Rafa, Chafia Touil-Boukoffa
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):353-360. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.353
Infertility in men with inflammatory bowel disease  
Takeshi Shin, Hiroshi Okada
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):361-369. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.361
Management of pain in chronic pancreatitis with emphasis on exogenous pancreatic enzymes  
Paul M Hobbs, William G Johnson, David Y Graham
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):370-386. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.370
Review
What is the best way to manage screening for infections and vaccination of inflammatory bowel disease patients?  
Gianluca Andrisani, Alessandro Armuzzi, Manuela Marzo, Carla Felice, Daniela Pugliese, Alfredo Papa, Luisa Guidi
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):387-396. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.387
Intestinal neuronal dysplasia type B: A still little known diagnosis for organic causes of intestinal chronic constipation  
Pedro Luiz Toledo de Arruda Lourenção, Simone Antunes Terra, Erika Veruska Paiva Ortolan, Maria Aparecida Marchesan Rodrigues
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):397-405. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.397
Minireviews
Clinical significance and management of Barrett’s esophagus with epithelial changes indefinite for dysplasia  
Prashanthi N Thota, Gaurav Kistangari, Ashwini K Esnakula, David Hernandez Gonzalo, Xiu-Li Liu
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):406-411. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.406
Chinese Helicobacter pylori vaccine: Solution for an old challenge?  
Amin Talebi Bezmin Abadi, Yeong Yeh Lee
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):412-415. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.412
Basic Study
Effects of aging on the architecture of the ileocecal junction in rats  
Maria Cícera de Brito, Renato Paulo Chopard, Diego Pulzatto Cury, Ii Sei Watanabe, Cristina Eusébio Mendes, Patricia Castelucci
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):416-427. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.416
Retrospective Cohort Study
Ethnic variations in ulcerative colitis: Experience of an international hospital in Thailand  
Vibhakorn Permpoon, Krit Pongpirul, Sinn Anuras
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):428-433. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.428
Retrospective Study
Incidence of leukopenia after intraperitoneal vs combined intravenous/intraperitoneal chemotherapy in pseudomyxoma peritonei  
Philipp Horvath, Stefan Beckert, Florian Struller, Alfred Königsrainer, Ingmar Königsrainer
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):434-439. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.434
Increase in colonic diverticular hemorrhage and confounding factors  
Ken Kinjo, Toshiyuki Matsui, Takashi Hisabe, Hiroshi Ishihara, Shinichiro Maki, Kenta Chuman, Akihiro Koga, Kensei Ohtsu, Noritaka Takatsu, Fumihito Hirai, Kenshi Yao, Masakazu Washio
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):440-446. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.440
Prospective Study
Faecal incontinence and health related quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease patients: Findings from a tertiary care center in South Asia  
Duminda Subasinghe, Navarathna Mudiyanselage Meththananda Navarathna, Dharmabandhu Nandadeva Samarasekera
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):447-452. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.447
Systematic Reviews
Efficacy and safety of botulinum toxin in treatment of anismus: A systematic review  
Sameh Hany Emile, Hossam Ayman Elfeki, Hosam Ghazy Elbanna, Mohamed Youssef, Waleed Thabet, Tito M Abd El-Hamed, Basem Said, Ahmed Lotfy
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):453-462. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.453
Case Report
Response of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation patients administered a combined quebracho/conker tree/M. balsamea Willd extract  
Kenneth Brown, Brandi Scott-Hoy, Linda W Jennings
World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther 7(3):463-468. Published online Aug 6, 2016. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v7.i3.463