About Journal


Journal of Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Surgery is an open access peer reviewed journal that publishes forefront research insights covering but not limited to histological diagnosis, pathogenesis, lifestyle modifications, medications and follow ups of gastrointestinal and hepatic surgery. The journal highlights researches in most advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques that typically result in less blood loss; reduced pain and faster recovery that help patients improve their quality of life and recover faster. All the published articles are made available freely without any restrictions to use and re use when cited under terms of Creative Commons Attribution License.

The journal is ardent to publish original, reviews, rapid communications, case reports, clinical images, perspectives, opinions and other short articles. The journal impels to uncover new and better treatments and keeps update patients' individualized needs being first and foremost concern.

The journal publishes only selective manuscripts that are having high quality and scientific impact after the evaluation by world class peers and independent reviewers.

Editorial Board





Prof. Luca Cicalese

Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
United States of America
Tel: 409-772-2412


Prof. Elijah Dixon

Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Calgary
Canada
Tel: 403-944-3045


Prof. Marco Caricato

Professor
Department of Surgery
University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome
Italy
Tel: +39-06-22-541-1675


Dr. Jorge Alberto Ortiz

Director
Department of Surgical Transplantation
University of Toledo
Ohio
United States of America


Prof. Giampiero Campanelli

Professor
Department of General Surgery
Itstituto Clinico Sant Ambrogio
Milano
Italy


Dr. Antonio Manenti

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Modena
Italy
Tel: +39-059-422-5799


Manuscripts to this journal can be submitted via Online (or)
E-mail: editor.gastrointestinal-hepatic-surgery@thescientificpages.com




General Terms


The general terms of the journal includes usage and accessibility to any of the downloaded or available content is free to use. All the contents retain copyrights, thus any content extracted from the journal will require the cited proofs. Any use of the services provided or available upon the website constitute acceptance of both the parties.

Copyrights and Permitted Usage


Any content published with us will hold the copyrights. Thus we recommend to use only with proper citations cited when used. This ensures that the content utilized will be solely for personal purpose and not for commercial usage.

The manuscripts published with the Journal will retain copyrights ownership with authors.

Confidentiality and Pre publication Ethics


The Publisher strictly offends if the concerned individual doesn't stick to the publication ethics such as, authorship, plagiarism, duplicate content, image integrity, consents, improper revision, competing financial interests, other competing interests, improper disclosures, breaking confidentiality and pre-publication publicity.

Terms of Open Access


All the published content with us follows Open Access mode of publication. We encourage use and reuse of the published content when properly cited.

Bioethics and Biosecurity


The editors handling the manuscripts may even take decisions based upon any issues that may raise concerns with reference to bioethics and biosecurity. Any Opinions/Perspective Articles that are opposing or bringing up any issue against animals, any public ethics or any security concerned aspects, the editor may bring to the publisher notice and we may help arrange a network to provide individual feedbacks before the publication. For such instances, the manuscript may be kept on hold until final review decisions.

Embargo


The publisher strictly opposes any content distribution with media/press without any prior intimation to the respective journal. The publisher imposes an embargo for unintimated premature press and media that is against the peer review processing ethics. This will leak the potential efforts of the author and there may exist any misusage of the contents disclosed before the publication.

Modifications of the Content


The publisher holds the right to change any content of the website, terms and conditions at any time. Any such changes will be intimated upon the site and for the ones who may miss to access the journals, will be notified provided you been an author, editor, reviewer or a subscriber. The publisher will make the website available for 24 hours and 7 days a week active, but if any technical failures occur, the service inconvenience to be regretted and the readers must believe that the team is looking at it with utmost priority. The publisher also holds the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the service to all or to specified services at any point of time.

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We strictly prohibit sharing the login credentials with any services. The authors, reviewers, editors or subscribers must be sure about the safe handling of their credentials.

Peer Review Policy


The publisher apply peer review processing for all the received content by the journal despite it is a copy supported by an editor or any reviewers. Only Editorials and Letters are not considered for peer review processing since it mostly discuss either upon the advancements or any opportunities to the readers in the field. The peer review policy is single blinded.

Anonymity: Since the publisher follow single blinded peer review process, the reviewer/editor details are not provided to the author to avoid any future conflicts.

Criteria for Publications


  1. The manuscript must conform the ethical standards of scientific Publishing.
  2. Technical papers must be able to bring insights about the scientific advance.
  3. The manuscripts must hold originality and novelity.
  4. The study must be utmost important to the community.
  5. Must ideally provide significant outcomes to the researchers of the related disciplines.
  6. Must provide strong evidence for the results discussed and concluded.

The Peer Review Process


All the submissions submitted will be initially checked by the editorial staff and then they may resend if any content is missing. Once the manuscript contains all the necessary list mentioned in the body of the manuscript, it will be sent for peer review.

Initially the editorial board member handles the manuscript and may assign or the editorial staff may assign the reviewers for the allotted manuscript. Based upon the comments and the revisions made by the author, Editor decides one among the four (Accept, Reject, Accept with minor revision or Accept with major revision) recommendations.

Reviewers also recommend similar suggestions regarding the acceptability of the manuscript, but the reviewers must understand the final decision stay along with the editors.

If the manuscript receives to contrast reviews, then automatically that manuscript undergoes, another round of peer review and the majority of the recommendations may be considered.

Reviewers and the authors are welcomed to provide suggested reviewers. The editorial office may or may not use to that particular manuscript based upon the priorities and other inter related concerns.

The publisher considers each review critically and any of them not addressed, the manuscript may be kept on hold or rejected if the author fails to reproduce the justification to the critics.

Peer review system is considered to scrutinize and bring out the best of the research conducted. Thus any reviews if the editorial office/editors feel is not doing justice, the publisher may reconsider another round of review. We believe in bringing up the standards and any negligence in peer review system is strictly prohibited.

Post Publication Retractions and Corrections


Please contact the journal office for the retractions and corrections and they will immediately respond. No retractions are immediately considered unless provided a valid reason.

Content Availability


All the published content with the journals of the publisher is permanently archived and made available. Any problem in accessing the archive content, please contact the editorial office and they will immediately fix it at the earliest possible.

Copyright Offense


We, as publisher respect to culture originality. Any copyright infringement related complaints, kindly contact the editorial office and we will take serious steps to avoid and bound to the mentioned procedural requisites.