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Collection open to submissions

We warmly welcome submissions to our Guest Edited Collection 'Liver cirrhosis and its complications', Guest Edited by Dr Xingshun Qi, Dr Cyriac Philips, Dr Fernando Romeiro and Dr Le Wang.

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New Content Item © © TharakornEffect of Ramadan intermittent fasting on inflammatory markers, disease severity, depression, and quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases: A prospective cohort study

New Content ItemSemantic clustering analysis of E3-ubiquitin ligases in gastrointestinal tract defines genes ontology clusters with tissue expression patterns

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Positive association of nap duration with risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in an occupational population in Guangdong Province, China: a cross-sectional study

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Aims and scope

BMC Gastroenterology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

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Please note that BMC Gastroenterology no longer considers submissions of case reports. We would encourage you to submit your manuscript to the Journal of Medical Case Reports instead.

Editorial Board Recruitment

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    51 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    78 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    198 days from submission to acceptance
    15 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    3.067 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.441 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.128 - SNIP (Source-Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.935 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    Usage 
    2,299,334 Downloads (2021)
    351 Altmetric Mentions

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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