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May 2019 - Volume 68 - Issue 5

  • Europe: Hania Szajewska, MD
    NA: Melvin B. Heyman, MD, MPH
  • 0277-2116
  • 1536-4801
  • 12 issues
  • 51/79 in Gastroenterology & Hepatology; 39/81 in Nutrition & Dietetics; 39/121 in Pediatrics
  • 2.752

JPGN is looking for volunteers to peer review articles. Peer reviewers are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (tm). To be considered as a reviewer, please send an email to with the following information: full name, email address, institution and CV. You will then receive an email invitation to log into JPGN's Editorial Manager site and update your profile.

Potential reviewers include fellows in Pediatric GI, Hepatology & Nutrition, practicing pediatric gastroenterologists, and post docs and scientists/investigators in related fields.

Current Issue Highlights

Congenital Portosystemic Shunts: Current Diagnosis and Management

McLin, Valérie A.; Franchi Abella, Stephanie; Debray, Dominique; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(5):615-622, May 2019.


Gastroenterology: Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Gastroenterology: Celiac Disease

The Effect of Gluten-free Diet on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Newly Diagnosed Pediatric Celiac Disease Patients

Zifman, Eyal; Waisbourd-Zinman, Orith; Marderfeld, Luba; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(5):684-688, May 2019.

Gastroenterology: Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases



Gastroenterology: Celiac Disease



Palm Oil and Beta-palmitate in Infant Formula: A Position Paper by the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) Committee on Nutrition

Bronsky, Jiri; Campoy, Cristina; Embleton, Nicholas; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(5):742-760, May 2019.

The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition solicits original research manuscripts in areas of developmental biology and pathogenesis broadly related to intestinal, hepatobiliary, and pancreatic functions. All articles are published as PAP (Published-Ahead-of-Print) within 3-5 days of acceptance. The backlog of Original Articles is now only 3-4 months for in-print publication. Manuscripts with novel scientific data or findings of primary public health importance may be submitted for rapid publication. These submissions are prioritized for publication following a rapid review process completed in 10 days or less. The usual turnaround time from initial submission to PAP is less than 2 weeks, with publication in the next issue (approximately 2 months). Manuscripts should be submitted online to:

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