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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
3 2 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)

Minireviews
Fatty liver without a large “belly”: Magnified review of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in non-obese patients 
Mohamad H Yousef, Alhareth Al Juboori, Abdulmajeed A Albarrak, Jamal A Ibdah, Veysel Tahan 
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(3):100-107. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i3.100
Acute and chronic hepatobiliary manifestations of sickle cell disease: A review 
Rushikesh Shah, Cesar Taborda, Saurabh Chawla 
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(3):108-116. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i3.108
Prospective Study
Oral spore-based probiotic supplementation was associated with reduced incidence of post-prandial dietary endotoxin, triglycerides, and disease risk biomarkers 
Brian K McFarlin, Andrea L Henning, Erin M Bowman, Melody A Gary, Kimberly M Carbajal 
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(3):117-126. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i3.117
Assessment of serum angiogenic factors as a diagnostic aid for small bowel angiodysplasia in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding and anaemia 
Grainne Holleran, Mary Hussey, Sinead Smith, Deirdre McNamara 
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(3):127-132. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i3.127
Effect of replenishment of vitamin D on survival in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis: A prospective study 
Ashish Kumar Jha, Sharad Kumar Jha, Amarendra Kumar, Vishwa Mohan Dayal, Sanjeev Kumar Jha 
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(3):133-141. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i3.133
Case Report
Multiple endocrine neoplasia 2B: Differential increase in enteric nerve subgroups in muscle and mucosa 
John M Hutson, Pam J Farmer, Cristal J Peck, Chung W Chow, Bridget R Southwell 
World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 8(3):142-149. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i3.142