Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research

Frequency: Bimonthly; ISSN- online 2224-6509; The first issue: February, 2012; Full Open Access; Publishing fee

SCOPE: JGHR publish high-quality original articles, reviews, and commentaries in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, gastrointestinal molecular biology, gastrointestinal immunology, gastrointestinal microbiology, gastrointestinal genetics, gastrointestinal translational medicine, gastrointestinal diagnostics, and gastrointestinal therapeutics, gastrointestinal endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, gastrointestinal oncology, gastrointestinal radiation oncology, gastrointestinal imaging, gastrointestinal interventional therapy, gastrointestinal infectious diseases, gastrointestinal pharmacology, gastrointestinal pathophysiology, gastrointestinal pathology, evidence-based medicine in gastroenterology, pancreatology, gastrointestinal laboratory medicine.

MISSION: The mission of the journal is the rapid exchange of scientific information between clinicians and scientists worldwide, seeks to publish papers reporting original clinical and scientific research which are of a high standard and which contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology.

Indexing/abstracting: Elsevier, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Digital Object Identifier (DOI), and Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI),, Open Access Library (USA), InfoBase Index. All papers published in our journal can be searched in Google, Google Scholar.

Editor In Chief
Honghong (Helen) Zhu,
M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S., M.Sc.
Director, Preventive Medicine Institute, USA. More
Editor In Chief
Akira Yagi Ph.D., Emeritus Professor, Fukuyama University, Hiroshima, Japan More
  • Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Proclaimed nobody less than Hippocrates, the Ancient Greek philosopher and doctor about 460 B.C. And indeed, the daily food intake is the most important exchange of our organism with the environment. Today, we know that the choice of comestible goods is an important contributor to our well-being and that the targeted use of specific nutrients and other bioactive molecules (e.g. secondary plant products) significantly helps in the regulation of metabolic processes in a variety of situations of particular requirements. However, next to a health protective diet, identifying the chemical compounds of a healthy natural food product allows us to characterize those compounds that are potential candidates for a new drugMore

Vol 7, No 5 (2018)

Table of Contents


Immune Modulation by Microbiota Sources: Effects of Aloe vera gel and Butyrate PDF HTML
Akira Yagi, Byung Pal Yu 2681-2689

Original Article

Are FIB-4, APRI and GPR Good Predictors for Liver Fibrosis in Hepatitis C Patients According to Virus Genotypes? PDF HTML
Elza Cristina Miranda da Cunha, Bruna Brandão Farias, Natalia Xavier Carvalho, Christian Loret de Mola, Lysandro Alsina Nader, Gabriele Ghisleni 2690-2695
Transient exacerbation after infections in patients with autoimmune hepatitis PDF HTML
Shigeo Maruyama, Masahiko Koda 2696-2701
Effect of an External Abdominal Compression Device on Polyp Detection during Colonoscopy PDF HTML
Swathi Eluri, Thomas M Runge, Holly Cirri, Christopher F Martin, Evan S Dellon, Seth D Crockett 2702-2708
Epidemiology of H. pylori and its relation with gastrointestinal disorders, a community-based study in Dhaka, Bangladesh PDF HTML
Shamsun Nahar, K. M. Kaderi Kibria, Md. Enayet Hossain, Shafique A Sarker, Pradip Kumar Bardhan, Kaisar Ali Talukder, Motiur Rahman 2709-2716

Letters to the Editor

Pulmonary resection for solitary metastasis from pancreatic cancer PDF HTML
Takahisa Fujikawa 2717-2719

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ISSN: 2224-6509