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Journal of Gastroenterology

Journal of Gastroenterology

Editor-in-Chief: Akira Andoh
Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Yoshiyuki Ueno

ISSN: 0944-1174 (print version)
ISSN: 1435-5922 (electronic version)

Journal no. 535

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Editorial Director:

Naoya Sakamoto, Hokkaido

Deputy Editorial Director:

Tetsuji Takayama, Tokushima


Akira Andoh, Shiga

Deputy Editor-in-Chief:

Yoshiyuki Ueno, Yamagata

Associate Editors:

Yingzi Cong, Texas

Motohiro Esaki, Saga

Mitsuhiro Fujishiro, Tokyo

Yasuhiro Fujiwara, Osaka

Mikihiro Fujiya, Hokkaido

Tadakazu Hisamatsu, Tokyo

Katsunori Iijima, Akita

Hideki Iijima, Osaka

Hajime Isomoto. Tottori

Yoshito Itoh, Kyoto

Takao Itoi, Tokyo

Hiroshi Kawakami, Miyazaki

Shin Maeda, Kanagawa

Hiroyuki Marusawa, Osaka

Atsushi Mizoguchi, Fukuoka

Eishiro Mizukoshi, Ishikawa

Hiroshi Nakagawa, Philadelphia

Katsuhiko Nosho, Hokkaido

Tadayuki Oshima, Hyogo

Rhonda Souza, Austin

Venkat Subramanian, Leeds

Akinobu Taketomi, Hokkaido

Yasuhito Tanaka, Aichi

Keisuke Tateishi, Tokyo

Shuji Terai, Niigata

Kiichiro Tsuchiya, Tokyo

Kazushige Uchida, Osaka

Takeji Umemura, Nagano

Hiroki Yamaue, Wakayama

Takashi Yao, Tokyo

Editorial Board :

Yuji Amano, Chiba

Eugene B. Chang, Chicago

Raymond T. Chung, Boston

László Czakó, Szeged

M. Eric Gershwin, Davis

Andrew Giraud, Victoria

Kazuhide Higuchi, Osaka

Keisuke Hino, Okayama

Kazuo Inui, Aichi

Shuji Isaji, Mie

Hiromi Ishibashi, Fukuoka

Takashi Joh, Aichi

Yoshihiro Kamada, Osaka

Terumi Kamisawa, Tokyo

Shigeyuki Kawa, Nagano

Norifumi Kawada, Osaka

Yoshitaka Kinouchi, Miyagi

Hideyuki Konishi, Kyoto

Sun-Young Lee, Seoul

Tetsuya Mine, Kanagawa

Hiroto Miwa, Hyogo

Sumiko Nagoshi, Saitama

Atsushi Nakajima, Kanagawa

Hiroshi Nakase, Hokkaido

Haruhiko Ogata, Tokyo

Shuichi Ohhara, Miyagi

Masafumi Ono, Kochi

Anil K. Rustgi, Philadelphia

Hidetsugu Saito, Tokyo

Robin Spiller, Nottingham

Hidekazu Suzuki, Tokyo

Jan F. Tack, Leuven

Hajime Takikawa, Tokyo

Natalie Torok, Sacramento

Tomoyuki Tsujikawa, Shiga

Koji Yamaguchi, Miyazaki

Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Kanagawa

Mikio Zeniya, Tokyo


Mamoru Watanabe,Tokyo

Editorial Consultant:

J.Patrick Barron, Tokyo

Statistical Consultant:

Toshio Morizane, Tokyo

Pathological Consultants:

Yasuo Ohkura, Saitama

Yasuni Nakanuma, Fukui

President of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology:

Tooru Shimosegawa, Miyagi


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    The Journal of Gastroenterology, which is the official publication of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, publishes Original Articles (Alimentary Tract/Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract), Review Articles, Letters to the Editors and other articles on all aspects of the field of gastroenterology. Significant contributions relating to basic research, theory, and practice are welcomed. These publications are designed to disseminate knowledge in this field to a worldwide audience, and accordingly, its editorial board has an international membership.

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