Journal Info

Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
(former Romanian Journal of Gastroenterology)

Official Journal of the Romanian Societies of Gastroenterology

Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (SRGH), Romanian Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SRED), Romanian Association for the Study of the Liver (ARSF), Romanian Society of Neurogastroenterology (SRNG)
, Romanian Crohn's and Colitis Club (RCCC)

Editorial Office
Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
3rd Medical Clinic Str.Croitorilor no.19-21 400162 Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Tel. +40 264 433427 or Fax. +40 264 431758.
E-mail: monacal@umfcluj.ro ; editorjgld@gmail.com ;
Web site: http://www.jgld.ro ;

Editor in Chief
Monica Acalovschi (Cluj)

Assistant Editors
Dan L. Dumitrascu (Cluj)
Brînduşa Diaconu (Bern, SUI)
Lidia Ciobanu
(Cluj)

International Editorial Board


Fernando Azpiroz (Barcelona, Spain)
Elisabetta Buscarini (Crema, Italy)
Daniel Dhumeaux (Creteil, France)
Petr Dite (Brno, Czech Republik)
Joost P.H. Drenth (Nijmegen, NL)
Douglas A. Drossman (Chapel Hill,NC,USA)
Jean Francois Dufour (Bern, Switzerland)
Peter Ferenci (Vienna, Austria)
Colin Howden (Chicago, IL, USA)
John R. Lake (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
Frank Lammert (Homburg/Saar, Germany)
Grigorios Leontiadis (Hamilton, ON, Canada)
Markus Lerch (Greifswald, Germany)
Peter Malfertheiner (Magdeburg, Germany)



Rui Tato Marinho (Lisbon, Portugal)
Francesco Marotta (Milan, Italy)
John F. Mayberry (Leicester, UK)
Chris J.J. Mulder (Amsterdam, NL)
Piero Portincasa (Bari, Italy)
Chris Probert (Liverpool, UK)
Claudio Puoti (Rome, Italy)
Eamonn M.M. Quigley (Houston, TX, USA)
Vlad Ratziu (Paris, France)
Michael Sackmann (Bamberg, Germany)
David Sanders (Sheffield, UK)
Eugene R. Schiff (Miami, FL, USA)
Guido N.J. Tytgat (Amsterdam, NL)
Radu Tutuian (Bern, Switzerland)


Romanian Editorial Board

Vasile Andreica (Cluj)
Radu I. Badea (Cluj)
Mircea Diculescu (Bucharest)
Cristian Gheorghe (Bucharest)
Liana Gheorghe (Bucharest)
Adrian Goldis (Timisoara)
Mircea Grigorescu (Cluj)
Oliviu Pascu (Cluj)

Irinel Popescu (Bucharest)
Paul Jurgen Porr (Sibiu)
Adrian Săftoiu (Craiova)
Ioan Sporea (Timişoara)
Carol Stanciu (Iaşi)
Eugen Târcovean (Iaşi)
Anca Trifan (Iasi)
Mihai Voiculescu (Bucharest)


English language Editor

Sally Wood-Lamont (Cluj )

Biostatistical Consultant:

Daniel Leucuţa (Cluj)

Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (President: Prof. Ioan Sporea, Timisoara)
Romanian Society of Digestive Endoscopy (President: Prof. Adrian Saftoiu, Craiova)
Romanian Association for the Study of the Liver (President: Prof. Mihai Voiculescu, Bucuresti)
Romanian Society of Neurogastroenterology (President: Assoc. Prof. Vasile Drug, Iasi)

The web site of the Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is www.srgh.ro

Notice to advertisers

Applications for advertisement space and for rates should be addressed to the Editorial Office of Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, 3rd Medical Clinic, Str. Croitorilor no.19-23, 400162 Cluj-Napoca, Romania. 2015 advertising rates are Euro 425 full colour page, 1 issue and Euro 1600, 4 issues. Full colour page on inside front or inside back cover: Euro 525, 1 issue, and Euro 2000, 4 issues. Full colour page outside back cover: Euro 625 1 issue, and 2400, 4 issues. Bank account: Asoc. Promovarea Hepatogastroenterologiei Româneşti, CUI 1497 1623. Banca Comerciala Romana, sucursala Cluj, IBAN: RO26 RNCB 0106 0266 0343 0001 (LEI), RO69 RNCB 0106 0266 0343 0003 (EURO). Swift: RNCBROBU

Notice to subscribers

The Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases is published quarterly, the annual subscription rates for 2015 are Lei 150.00 for individuals and 220.00 for institutions. Reduced subscriptions of 75.00 Lei available to students and residents. Members of the Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (SRGH) receive the journal included in the membership fee (200 Lei; for residents/students 100 Lei). Subscription rates for other countries: 100 USD (75 Euro) individual, 250 USD (200 Euro) institutional. Additional postage for overseas: surface mail 20 USD, air mail 40 USD. Bank account: Asoc. Promovarea Hepatogastroenterologiei Româneşti, CUI 1497 1623. Banca Comerciala Romana, sucursala Cluj, IBAN: RO26 RNCB 0106 0266 0343 0001 (LEI), RO69 RNCB 0106 0266 0343 0003 (EURO), RO96 RNCB 0106 0266 0343 0002 (USD). SWIFT: RNCB ROBU. Orders should be sent to editorjgld@gmail,com or by mail to the Editorial Office, 3rd Medical Clinic, Str.Croitorilor no.19-23, 400162 Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Tel. +40-264-433427, Fax +40-264-431758.

Indexing

The Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases (JGLD) is indexed / covered by major information retrieval systems, including Thomson Reuters - Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®) and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Index Medicus and Medline/Pubmed, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, EBSCO, SCOPUS, DOI/Crossref and Google Scholar.

2014 Impact Factor: 2.202. Five-year Impact Factor: 2.272. Influence score: 0.570.
Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge: Journal Citation Reports: 2014 ranking 48/76
(Gastroenterology and Hepatology)


The Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases is a member and subscribes
to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Open access

There is free access on the Internet: http://www.jgld.ro to the full papers (in PDF format) published in the Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases.

ISSN print: 1841-8724; ISSN on-line: 1842-1121. DOI: 10.15403
CME Credits: 5 (Colegiul Medicilor Romania)

Publishing House: Medical University Press Cluj, Romania
Printed by TIPOOFFSET Cluj, Romania

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