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Digestive System

Online ISSN: 2514-457X

Digestive System is a bimonthly, online open access, peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts on all aspects of digestive system.

Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, case reports, innovations in clinical practice, letters and drug clinical trial studies.

Journal will accept article from the following topics are digestive system components, digestive system anatomy, digestive system histology, digestive enzymes, gastrointestinal digestive system, digestive system physiology, digestion, digestive bacteria, endoscopy of digestive system, digestive endometriosis, digestion problems, digestive system disorders, digestive system diseases, digestive system cancer, digestive system surgery, digestive liver diseases, digestive track decontamination, mouth, stomach, pharynx, oesophagus, diaphragm, small intestine, large intestine, liver, spleen, pancreas, lower gastrointestinal tract, spleen injury, and other related topics.

DSJ welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: alternatively to:

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by DSJ, is properly cited.

Editor in chief

Mitsuhiro Kida

Professor of Gastroenterology
Executive Consultant of Endoscopy Center
Kitasato University & Hospital
Kanagawa, Japan

Editorial Board

Prof. Antonio Iannetti

University of Rome

Luís Otávio Mocarzel

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Fluminense Federal University, Brazil

Shivakumar Vignesh

Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Director, Center for Advanced Endoscopy at SUNY Downstate
Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship SUNY Downstate Medical Cente

Georgios Oikonomopoulos

Consultant Medical Oncologist 2nd Oncology Department
Metropolitan Hospital

Maitham A. Khajah

Department Of Pharmacology & Therapeutics Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University

Vaughn E Whittaker

Assistant Professor
Upstate University Hospital

Samiullah MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Missouri School of Medicine


Anaesthesiology Department
Marmara University

Kemal ARDA

Ankara Oncology & Ataturk Education and Research Hospital

Pedro Emilio Bermejo Velasco

Department of Neurology
Professor of Neuroeconomics at Centro de Estudios Financieros

Ishita Chatterjee

Department of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
S Damen Ave
Chicago, Illinois

María Rita Rodríguez-Luna

Department of General Surgery
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Marcos V. Perini

Department of Surgery
HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon at Austin Hospital in Melbourne
University of Melbourne

Dr. Maitham A. Khajah

Assistant Professor
Department Of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Faculty of Pharmacy
Kuwait University

Osamu Handa

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Secretary general of SFRR Japan
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

Kazuki Hayashi

Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism
Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Susumu Hijioka

Department of Gastroenterology
Aichi Cancer Center Hospital

Chavdar Pavlov

Deputy Director
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
'Sechenov' First Moscow State Medical University

Pilar Lardelli

Clinical Oncology
​ ​PharmaMar
​ ​ Spain

Yusuke Kumamoto

Clinical Professor
​ ​Department of Surgery
​ ​Kitasato University​

Berna Nilgun Ozgursoy Uran

Faculty of Health Science
Izmir Katip Celebi University


Endscopy Department
Yokohama Rosai Hospital

In Press

Volume 1, Issue 2

Will be updated soon.

Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 1

Sorafenib-based regimens in the management of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma: an updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Peng-Sheng Yi Ming Zhang LiangLiang Xu Ming-Qing Xu

Research Article- Digestive System (DSJ)

February 27, 2017

Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: we already know. What comes next?

Luís Otávio Mocarzel Jessica Bicca Luiza Jarske Thamires Oliveira Pedro Lanzieri Ronaldo Altenburg Gismondi

Research Article- Digestive System (DSJ)

March 04, 2017

Simulating the growth of hepatic metastases from carcinoma of the pancreas using LabVIEW

Alan Kawarai Lefor

Research Article- Digestive System (DSJ)

September 04, 2017

Colonoscopic polypectomy in Egyptian children: A single-center experience

Yasser K. Rashed

Research Article- Digestive System (DSJ)

September 04, 2017

The effect of prucalopride on gastric emptying in parkinson’s disease patients, a pilot randomized, open-label study

Kanokwan Pinyopornpanish Atiwat Soontornpun Phuripong Kijdamrongthum Waralee Teeyasoontranon Chaisiri Angkurawaranon Satawat Thongsawat

Research Article- Digestive System (DSJ)

September 07, 2017

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DSJ welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: alternatively to:

Publication Charges

Digestive System is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Digestive System are USD 890/ GBP 690.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

What type of articles are published for free?

Editorials, letters, comments, retractions, etc. will be published for free of charge. APC is applicable for the article types like Research, Review, Mini review, Case Reports, opinions etc.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.