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. Systematic and 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 ManagerĀ®, supported by a database of international experts. This database is shared with the Journal of Gastroenterology.

  • Time to first decision: 17 days (Average number of days between July 1st, 2014 to June 30th, 2015)
  • 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
  • Hiroshi Nakase
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
  • Atsushi Masamune
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

20 days
Submission to first decision
92 days
Submission to acceptance
85,228 (2019)
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  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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Electronic ISSN
1865-7265
Print ISSN
1865-7257
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