• About the Journal

    Aims and Scope

    Exploration of Digestive Diseases (eISSN 2833-6321) is a peer-reviewed and open access online journal, publishing papers of high quality and significance related to all areas of digestive diseases. The aim of the journal is to broaden access to original research reporting new findings, as well as authoritative reviews, perspectives, editorials, case reports and meta-analyses. Appropriate topics include, but are not limited to, liver, biliary, digestive tract and pancreatic diseases. Priority is given to the work providing fundamental exploration, translational advance, authoritative opinions and novel perspectives. The journal also covers basic pathophysiological research, technological and drug developments, and all kinds of clinical discoveries and applications in diagnosis and treatment.

    Publication Frequency

    Exploration of Digestive Diseases is a bimonthly journal and published in February, April, June, August, October, December. All accepted articles will be published immediately after production. Readers can access the content as quickly as possible, and the paper can be cited immediately.

    Open Access

    The journal provides immediate open access to all published content. Everyone can enjoy free and unrestricted use of these published content under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY) license. More information can be found at Open Access.




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    Peer Review

    The journal adopts a single-blind peer review. Except for some Editorials released by the Editors, all manuscripts will undergo a strict review to assess their novelty, validity and significance, etc. More information can be found at Peer Review Policy and Peer Review Guidelines. For the whole editorial process, please refer to Editorial Process.

    Permanent Archive

    To ensure long-term digital preservation, all the published articles will be archived on Portico platform. Authors are encouraged to deposit their articles in PubMed Central and Europe PubMed Central, or other appropriate funding body's archive.


    The journal is owned and published by Open Exploration Publishing.