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BMJ Open Gastroenterology

is an open access journal from BMJ and BSG, publishing gastroenterology and hepatology content.
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BMJ Open Gastroenterology is an online-only, peer-reviewed, open access journal, dedicated to publishing high-quality medical research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas of gastroenterology and hepatology. The journal publishes all research study types, from study protocols to phase I trials to meta-analyses, including small or specialist studies. BMJ Open Gastroenterology adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. To read the journal's detailed guidelines please see our policies.

BMJ Open Gastroenterology is the open access companion journal of Gut and Frontline Gastroenterology and is an official journal of the British Society of Gastroenterology.

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Mark Beattie, University of Southampton, UK
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JOURNAL NEWS: BMJ Open Gastroenterology is now indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed and Web of Science (ESCI).

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COVID-19 Gastroenterology Collection

Our new online collection highlights all research relating to the COVID-19 pandemic published by Gut, Frontline Gastroenterology and BMJ Open Gastroenterology. It is updated regularly as new articles are published.



The COVID-19 Collection contains original research, commentaries, letters and editorials from all three journals published with the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)


Visit the full BMJ Coronavirus resource collection for all the latest content from across our portfolio