Aims and scope
Gut is a leading international journal in gastroenterology and hepatology 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 in all areas of gastroenterology and hepatology. Regular features include articles describing novel mechanisms of disease and new management strategies, both diagnostic and therapeutic, likely to impact on clinical practice within the foreseeable future by leading authorities.
|Publication Model||Subscription; with hybrid open access option|
|Indexed by||Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Extended; BIOSIS Preview, Current Contents: Clinical Medicine, Life Sciences; MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), CINAHL, Google Scholar|
|Impact Factor||19.819 (JCR 2019), ranked 3/88 in Gastroenterology & Hepatology|
|Peer Review Model||Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author|
Journal statistics (2019)
|Time from submission to first decision||11 days|
|Time from acceptance to publication||15 days|
19.819 (2-year impact factor)
17.751 (5-year impact factor)
7.469 (immediacy index)
3/88 (Gastroenterology & Hepatology)
Q1 ranked (96th percentile)
Gastroenterology Category (#1/137)
Rights and permissions
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