About the Journal

In recent years, the incidence of gastrointestinal tract diseases has maintained a high level. The mechanisms of gastrointestinal tract diseases still need to be further clarified. Besides, the infection, inflammation, and cancer of gastrointestinal tract might be associated with the whole systemic functions, such as immune system, metabolism, endocrine system, nervous system, and so on. More attention should be paid to this fundamental field.

Gastrointestinal tract related research is a dynamic and evolving field which combines the technical aspects of medicine with a strong focus on the patient. Recent scientific advances have improved the understanding of disease pathogenesis and have made possible more effective therapies than previously. An enormous number of individuals are afflicted with gastrointestinal tract disorders. The generalization of gastrointestinal tract not only covers gastrointestinal diseases but also throughout the whole gastrointestinal continuum. Furthermore, there are still many unknown areas to be studied even with the continuous deepening of gastrointestinal research, an medical journal focusing on gastrointestinal tract is urgently needed, which can lead the world in the latest academic progress.

The purpose of Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT) is to increase doctors and scientists' understanding of gastrointestinal tract diseases and cultivate their interest and expertise in the fields of diagnosis and treatment, nursing, research, education, and public policy. GIT will bring together basic research and clinical research, reviews, and case reports on gastrointestinal tract diseases. This field is developing rapidly, and GT can help provide a platform for academic exchanges.