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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
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Thomas Ma, MD,PhD, Professor


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2150-5330 (online)

Diagnostic Advances
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Diagnostic biomarkers  
Fatemeh Hadizadeh, Elham Faghihimani, Peyman Adibi
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):11-26. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.11
Celiac disease: From pathophysiology to treatment  
Ilaria Parzanese, Dorina Qehajaj, Federica Patrinicola, Merica Aralica, Maurizio Chiriva-Internati, Sanja Stifter, Luca Elli, Fabio Grizzi
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):27-38. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.27
Embrionary way to create a fatty liver in portal hypertension  
Maria-Angeles Aller, Natalia Arias, Isabel Peral, Sara García-Higarza, Jorge-Luis Arias, Jaime Arias
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):39-50. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.39
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and cardiovascular risk  
Rashmee Patil, Gagan K Sood
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):51-58. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.51
Basic Study
Rectification of oxygen transfer through the rat colonic epithelium  
Fernando D Saraví, Graciela E Carra, Daniel A Matus, Jorge E Ibáñez
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):59-66. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.59
Combination curcumin and vitamin E treatment attenuates diet-induced steatosis in Hfe-/- mice  
Mandy Heritage, Lesley Jaskowski, Kim Bridle, Catherine Campbell, David Briskey, Laurence Britton, Linda Fletcher, Luis Vitetta, V Nathan Subramaniam, Darrell Crawford
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):67-76. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.67
Observational Study
Endoscopic therapy for biliary strictures complicating living donor liver transplantation: Factors predicting better outcome  
Harshavardhan B Rao, Hasim Ahamed, Suprabha Panicker, Surendran Sudhindran, Rama P Venu
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):77-86. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.77
Case Report
Differential diagnosis in ulcerative colitis in an adolescent: Chronic granulomatous disease needs extra attention  
Daniel Kotlarz, Odul Egritas Gurkan, Zehra Sule Haskologlu, Ozgur Ekinci, Aysel Aksu Unlusoy, Neslihan Gürcan Kaya, Jacek Puchalka, Cristoph Klein, Buket Dalgic
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):87-92. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.87
Duodenal localization of plasmablastic myeloma  
Stefano Licci
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):93-95. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.93
Late onset pulmonary metastasis more than 10 years after primary sigmoid carcinoma  
Anne M Daniels, Jeroen F J Vogelaar
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(2):96-99. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.96