Focus and Scope
Annals of Gastroenterology is published on behalf of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology, representing the Society’s official Journal. The journal aims to cover all sections of gastroenterology and hepatology, providing teaching, practical and professional support for clinicians dealing with the gastroenterological disorders. It publishes, after peer-review process papers concerning both clinical and basic research.
Annals of Gastroenterology is an open access journal. It provides immediate free access to its scientific contents and does not charge the authors fee for submission, processing or publication of the manuscripts
Annals of Gastroenterology publishes six issues per year, and it is abstracted/indexed in the following databases:
Journal’s international standard serial number (ISSN) is 1108-7471 (print) and 1792-7463 (electronic).
CiteScore 2018 : 2.25
CiteScore Rank in Category Gastroenterology: #49/131
Each manuscript submitted to the Journal is assigned to a Section Editor who has expertise on the subject of the manuscript. The Section Editor initially evaluates the manuscript if it is appropriate and competitive for publication in Annals of Gastroenterology and chooses 2-4 reviewers who are experts in the field and remain anonymous. The reviewers treat the manuscripts as confidential communications and provide comments for the editor and for the authors. Finally all manuscripts submitted to the Journal go through a rigorous peer-review process by at least 2-3 referees, plus the evaluations of the Section Editor and Editor-in-Chief. This means that about 5 experts go through all the manuscripts before they are accepted for publication. The rejection rate is between 70-95%, depending on the type of article. Case reports and images of the month have the higher rejection rate whereas original articles and reviews the lower.
Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology
67, Demokratias Ave.,
GR 154 51 Athens, Greece
Tel.: +30.210 6727531 - 3
Fax: +30.210 6727535
Ioannis E. Koutroubakis MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
University Hospital Heraklion
Department of Gastroenterology
P.O BOX 1352 , 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Tel: + 30.2810392253
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