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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, SCOPUS, EBSCO, DOI/Crossref and Google Scholar.

2017 Impact Factor: 1.964 Five-year Impact Factor: 2.197
Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge: Journal Citation Reports: 2017 ranking 63/80 (Gastroenterology and Hepatology).

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 72/143 (Gastroenterology)

The Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases is the winner of the Elsevier Scopus Journal Excellence Award, Romania 2015

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

Honorary Founding Editor
Monica Acalovschi

Dan L. Dumitraşcu

Associate Editor
Lidia Ciobanu

Assistant Editor
Teodora Blaga-Surdea
Olga Orăşan
Horia Ştefănescu

English language Editor
Sally Wood-Lamont

Biostatistical Consultant
Daniel Leucuta

Thank to our Reviewers 2018

We thank our reviewers.
Our journal could not be issued at high standards without the volunteer support of our peer reviewers. As a tribute to their contribution, we have the pleasure to list them below, in alphabetical order.
Thank you very much!
The JGLD Editorial team
Abe Seiichiro, Tokyo, Japan
Abenavoli Ludovico, Catanzaro, Italy
Abraham Bincy, Houston, USA
Avila Matias M., Navarra, Spain
Bafutto Mauro, Goiânia, Brazil
Becheanu Gabriel, Bucharesti, Romania
Bellini Massimo, Pisa, Italy
Boyanov Nikola, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Bramhall Simon, Hereford, UK
Brusselaers Nele, Stockholm, Sweeden
Caraiani Cosmin, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Catana Cristina, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Chira Alexandra, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Cholangitas Evangelos, Athens, Greece
Constantinescu Gabriel, Bucuresti, Romania
Couto Claudia Aleves, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Craciun Catrinel, Berlin, Germany
Del Campo José A, Sevilla, Spain
Dite Peter, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Elraziky Maysa, Cairo, Egypt
Eslam Mohammed, Sydney, Australia
Fabbri Carlo, Bologna, Italy
Festi Davide, Bologna, Italy
Florin Tim, Brisbane, Australia
Fourati Slim, Créteil, France
Furgala Argata, Krakow, Poland
Gasparrini Antonio, Rome, Italy
Genov Jordan Georgiev, Sofia, Bulgaria
Gheban Dan, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Gheorghe Cristian, Bucharest, Romania
Gheorghe Liana, Bucharest, Romania
Gitto Stefano, Bologna, Italy
Goldiș Adrian, Timisoara, Romania
Grigorescu-Sido Paula, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Gruttadauria Salvatore, Palermo, Italy
Hauser Goran, Rijeka, Croatia
Herszenyi Laszlo, Budapest, Hungary
Homes Geoffrey, Derby, United Kingdom
Horesh Nir, Ramat Gan, Israel
Hudler Petra, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Iacob Speranta, Bucharest, Romania
Ianiro Gianluca, Rome, Italy
Ibrahim Tony, Beirut, Lebanon
Iwamoto Sadahiko, Tochigi,Japan
Jinga Mariana, Bucharest, Romania
Karademas Evangelos, Athens, Greece
Kilcoyne Aoife, Boston, USA
Krawczyk Marcin, Warsaw, Poland
Kupcinskas Juozas, Kaunas, Lithuania
Lau Michelle S., Sheffield, United Kingdom
Link Alexander, Magdeburg, Germany
Loor-Corujan Alexandra, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Losurdo Giuseppe, Bari, Italy
Lovecek Martin, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Maconi Giovanni, Milano, Italy
Majima Kanichiro, Kamogawa City, Japan
Marlicz Wojciech, Szczecin, Poland
Matsukuma Susumu, Tokyo, Japan
McCarty Thomas R., New Haven, USA
McColl Kenneth E.L., Glasgow, United Kingdom
Meijer Berrie, Alkmaar, Holland
Milosavljevic Tomica, Belgrade, Serbia
Moss Alan C., Boston, USA
Mulak Agata, Wroclaw, Poland
Negreanu Lucian, Bucharest, Romania
Omata Fumio, Tokyo, Japan
Orasan Olga, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Pagano Nico, Bologna, Italy
Papagrigoriadis Savvas, London, United Kingdom
Pavone Paolo, Rome, Italy
Portincasa Pierro, Bari, Italy
Procopet Bogdan, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Rath Timo, Erlangen, Germany
Ravaioli Federico, Bologna, Italy
Regula Jaroslaw, Warsaw, Poland
Rokkas Theodor, Athens, Greece
Rondonotti Ema, Como, Italy
Saftoiu Adrian, Craiova, Romania
Sanders David, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Saragoni Luca, Forli, Italy
Sebastian Shaji, Hull, United Kingdom
Seicean Andrada, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Shibukawa Goro, Fukushima, Japan
Shiotani Akiko, Okayama, Japan
Shohet Ralph V., Hawaii, USA
Sporea Ioan,, Timisoara, Romania
Stankiewicz Czesław , Gdansk, Poland
Steigen Sonja, Tromsø, Norway
Sugawara Yasuhiko, Kumamoto, Japan
Sy Eric J., Vancouver, Canada
Tanțău Marcel, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Tanțău Alina, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Tesoriere Giovanni, Palermo, Italy
Thieme Rene, Leipzig, Germany
Thorne Claire, London, United Kingdom
Tkalčić Mladenka, Rijeka, Croatia
Tovoli Francesco, Bologna, Italy
Tringali Andrea, Rome, Italy
Tursi Antonio, Andria, Italy
Urayama Shiro, Sacramento, USA
Vertemani Maurizio, Milano, Italy
Vieth Michael, Bayreuth, Germany
Vlaicu Sandor, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Voiosu Theodor, Bucharest, Romania
Wang David Q. H., NewYork, USA
Xu Kai-Feng, Beijing, China
Yanning Liu, Hangzhou, China
Zaharie Roxana, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Zámečník Michal, Bratisalva, Slovak Republic
Zimmerman Tim, Mainz, Germany

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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.
Submission and procession of manuscripts is free of charge for authors.

ISSN print: 1841-8724; ISSN on-line: 1842-1121. DOI: 10.15403
CME Credits: 10 (Colegiul Medicilor Romania)

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

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