Focus and Scope

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.

Aims and scope
Led by an outstanding Editorial Board of international experts, this journal aims at promoting clinical and experimental research related to gastrointestinal diseases. The journal publishes clinical guidelines, clinical consensus, special reviews, clinical research, basic research, case reports, short reports, letters from readers, technological progress, continuing medical education, etc. The journal covers: 

 New technique of endoscopic diagnosis and treatment
 Biospecimen of gastrointestinal tract
 Helicobacter pylori
 Gastrointestinal microbiota
 gastrointestinal motility
 Diverticulosis
 Inflammatory bowel disease
 Functional gastrointestinal disorders
 Irritable bowel syndrome
 Gastrointestinal inflammation
 Gastrointestinal cancer
 Digestive secretion
 Clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine of gastrointestinal tract diseases
 Specialty construction and medical humanities of gastrointestinal tract diseases
 Medical education of gastrointestinal tract diseases
 Integrated Chinese and Western medicines of gastrointestinal tract diseases
 Pathology of gastrointestinal tract diseases

Target audience
This journal opens to all audiences who are interested in the fields of diagnosis, treatment, research on gastrointestinal tract disorders. Doctors, biomedical researcher, pharmacy company, endoscope manufacturers, as well as patients can benefit from this journal.