Aims and scope
The Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal designed to furnish the surgeon with the latest developments in gastrointestinal surgery. Published twelve times per year, the Journal includes Editorial Columns, the SSAT Presidential Address, articles by a guest orator, symposia, subject reviews, book reports, gastrointestinal images, "How I Do It" articles, letters to the editor, results of conferences and original scientific articles relevant to surgery of the digestive tract. The Journal is the official publication of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. The Journal serves as an outstanding forum for continuing education in surgery and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.