The journal publishes Case Reports and Clinical Reviews on all aspects of the digestive tract, liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. Critical Case Reports that show originality or have educational implications for diagnosis and treatment are especially encouraged for submission.  Personal reviews of clinical gastroenterology are also welcomed. The journal aims for quick publication of such critical Case Reports and Clinical Reviews.  

Peer review is conducted using Editorial Manager®, supported by a database of international experts. This database is shared with the Journal of Gastroenterology.

  • Publishes Case Reports and Clinical Reviews
  • Focuses on all aspects of the digestive tract, liver, biliary tract, and pancreas
  • Aims for quick publication
  • 95% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Atsushi Masamune
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
  • Ryuichi Okamoto
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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14 days
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199,564 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1865-7265
Print ISSN
1865-7257
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. Baidu
  2. CLOCKSS
  3. CNKI
  4. CNPIEC
  5. Dimensions
  6. EBSCO Discovery Service
  7. EMBASE
  8. Emerging Sources Citation Index
  9. Google Scholar
  10. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  11. Medline
  12. Naver
  13. Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series
  14. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  15. Portico
  16. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  17. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  18. Reaxys
  19. SCImago
  20. SCOPUS
  21. Semantic Scholar
  22. TD Net Discovery Service
  23. UGC-CARE List (India)
  24. Wanfang
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