GASTROENTEROLOGY OF PERU is the official Publication of the Society of
Gastroenterology of Peru, whose purpose is to facilitate and maintain
the high scientific level of its members and establish the exchange with
the corresponding entities of the country and abroad. The journal has
the following sections:
EDITORIAL. Responsibility of the Publishing Board.
ORIGINAL WORKS. Of approximately 3000 words. They should be
unprecedented at the national and international levels.
SUBJECTS OF REVIEW. Updating on subjects of the specialty in particular
or academics or medical - surgical related. Limited to 3,500 words.
They are done by invitation of the Publishing Board.
CASE (S) Report. Cases that should be known due to their clinical
importance, in the diagnosis or in the treatment. Not more than 2,000
NEWS. Short reports on advances in the specialty.
REVIEW OF JOURNALS AND BOOKS.
LETTERS TO THE PUBLISHING BOARD.
Manuscripts.- Should be sent in original, copy and a diskette or compact
disk that includes text and tables in a well-known and updated program
of text and figures (e.g. Word, Excel, etc.). Contact information should
be included in the form indicating telephone or E-mail in order to
deliver him the suggestions of the Publishing Board. In the text,
abbreviations should be avoided, unless they have to do with units of
measure; in case of drugs, its generic name should be used. The opinions
mentioned in the articles are only responsibility of the authors.
In addition, the works presented are of exclusive property of the
journal, and will be reproduced by third parties only with the
The Publishing Board reserves the right to request or suggest the
necessary modifications in order to fulfill with the spirit and the
standards of the publication.
The format and structure of the works should have the following order:
• Title. Brief and
representative of the content of the article.
• Name of the author and co-authors. Accompanied by its professional
position, institution, city and country where it works.
• Summary. In Spanish and English. It should not contain more than
200 words. The original works should include a brief description of
introduction, objectives, material, and methods, results and
conclusions. At the end of the summary, no less than 3 nor more than
5 key words should be included, that reflect the content of the text.
• Introduction. Brief presentation of background and of the
objective of the work.
• Material and Methods. Describe concretely and precisely the
characteristics of the sample and the methodology used in the study.
• Results. Clear expression of the findings, without interpretations,
except for those of statistical scope. They can be presented in the
form of Tables and/or Figures (figures, drawings, photographs).
• Discussion. Interpretation of the results, comparing them with the
experience of other authors; including suggestions, postulates, or
conclusions to those which the author arrives. At the end of the
discussion write the name, address and/or E-mail of the principal
• Bibliography. Bibliographic references will be made in accordance
with the international standards, following the style of the Medicus
Index. The correct abbreviations of the cited journals can be
• Mention of all the authors if they
are 6 or less, if they are more add: col.. (Spanish) or et.al. (English).
Example of journal articles: Halpern SD, Ubel PA, Caplan AL.
Solid-organ transplantation in HIV- infected patients. N Engl J Med.
Example of books: Murray PR, Rosenthal KS, Kobayashi GS, Pfaller MA.
Medical microbiology. 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2002.
Example of book chapters: Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM.
Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler
KW, editors. The genetic basis of human cancer. New York: Mc Graw-Hill;
Other examples of correct forms of references are found in:
References are listed depending on whether they appear first in the text
of the article, identified by a number in superscript. Tables, figures,
and photographs: They should be very clear so that they are correctly
reproduced. The tables should be double-spaced, with clear title;
insofar as possible, without horizontal nor vertical lines; tables,
figures or illustrations will be ordered with Arabic numerals.
Microphotograph legends should indicate the magnification and the
staining method. The Publishing Board reserves the right to limit the
issue of illustrations.
The articles are received in:
Juan de Aliaga No. 204– Lima 17- Peru.
They should be accompanied by a letter directed to the Principal
Publishing Board of the Journal. Photos will be delivered in original or
in digital format of high resolution.