Aims and Scope
Gut aims to publish original articles describing novel mechanisms of disease and new management strategies, both diagnostic and therapeutic, likely to impact on clinical practice within the foreseeable future.
Gut is a leading international journal in gastroenterology and has an established reputation for publishing first class clinical research of the alimentary tract, the liver, biliary tree and pancreas. Gut delivers up-to-date, authoritative, clinically oriented coverage of all areas in gastroenterology. Regular features include articles by leading authorities, reports on the latest treatments for diseases, reviews and commentaries. The journal has an authoritative global Editorial Board and a growing international readership.
Journal Statistics 2015
|Acceptance Rate||12% for Original Research|
|Instant Reject Rate||54% for all papers, receiving a decision within 1-3 days|
|Time from Submission to First Decision||
2 - 7 days Fast Track Review
|Time from Submission to Final Decision||13 weeks|
|Time from Acceptance to Publication||
17 days (online)
8 months (print)
|Indexed By||Index Medicus (Medline), Science Citation Index, ISI Current Contents (Clinical Medicine/Life Sciences), Excerpta Medica (Embase), BIOSIS Previews|
|ISSN of Gut||0017-5749|
|ISSN of Gut Online||1468-3288|
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Rights and Permissions
Members of the British Society of Gastroenterology receive Gut as a benefit of membership; members should login to the Bristish Society of Gastroenterology website to access the journal.
BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.
The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.
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