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Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology

Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology

Editor-in-Chief: Akio Ido
Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Hiroshi Nakase

ISSN: 1865-7257 (print version)
ISSN: 1865-7265 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12328

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Editorial Director:
Naoya Sakamoto, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido

Deputy Editorial Director:
Tetsuji Takayama, The University of Tokushima, Faculty of Medicine, Tokushima

Akio Ido, Kagoshima University, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima

Deputy Editor-in-Chief:
Hiroshi Nakase,  Sapporo Medical University, Hokkaido

Mamoru Watanabe, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo

Editorial Consultant:
J. Patrick Barron, formerly professor at the International Communications Center, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo

Pathological Consultants:
Yasuo Ohkura, PCL Japan, Saitama
Yasuni Nakanuma, Fukui-Ken Saiseikai Hospital, Fukui

Associate Editors:
Masanori Abe, Ehime University, Ehime
Motoyori Kanazawa, Tohoku University, School of Medicine, Miyagi
Masayuki Kitano, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama
Kentaro Moriichi, Asahikawa Medical University, Hokkaido
Makoto Naganuma, Keio University, School of Medicine, Tokyo
Yousuke Nakai, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Ryuichi Okamoto, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo
Masataka Tsuge, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima

Editorial Board:

Tetsuo Ajiki, Kobe University, Hyogo

Yuji Funayama, Japanese Red Cross Sendai Hospital, Miyagi

Hiroyuki Konno, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Shizuoka

Shoji Kubo, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka

Toshiyuki Matsui, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Fukuoka

Takayuki Matsumoto, Iwate Medical University, Iwate

Kazunari Murakami, Oita University, Oita

Akihito Nagahara, Juntendo University Shizuoka Hospital, Shizuoka

Hiroaki Nagano, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi

Kazuhiko Nakamura, Harasanshin Hospital, Fukuoka

Shotaro Nakamura, Iwate Medical University, Iwate

Kazuhiro Nouso, Okayama City General Medical Center, Okayama

Hiromasa Ohira, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima

Masato Sakon, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka

Toshiharu Ueki, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Fukuoka

Yoshiyuki Ueno, Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata

Kazuo Yashima, Tottori University, Tottori

Hiroshi Yoshida, Nippon Medical School Tama Nagayama Hospital, Tokyo

International Editorial Board:

Daniel C. Chung, Gastrointestinal Unit and Cancer Center Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Ronnie Fass, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson
Edgar Jaramillo, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Karolinska
Jia-Horng Kao, National Taiwan University College of Medicine and Hospital, Taipei
Jin-Ho Kim, Seoul National University, Seoul
Xue-Liang Li, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Jiangsu
Gi-Shih Lien, Taipei Municipal Wan-Fang Hospital, Taipei
Jong Ho Moon, Yonsei University, Asan
Karl J. Oldhafer, Asklepios Hospital Barmbek,Asklepios Medical School, Hannover
Jae M. Park, The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Seoul
Seungwoo Park, Seoul National University, Seoul
Sang-Yong Seol, Busan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan
Scott Strong, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland
Henkjan J. Verkade, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen
Fangyu Wang, Nanjing Central Hospital of Nanjing Military Command of Chinese PLA, Nanjing Benjamin C.Y. Wong, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Han-Kwang Yang, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul

President of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology :
Tooru Shimosegawa, Tohoku University, Miyagi

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