Journal

Advances in Digestive Medicine

The Editor-in-Chief

Chun-Ying Wu
Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

Submit an Article

Please email the below files to the AIDM Editorial Office (AIDMSU@gest.org.tw)
  • Cover letter
  • Title page
  • Manuscript
  • Copyright Transfer Agreement
  • Authorship & Conflicts of Interest Statement
For more detailed information, please see the Guide for Authors.

The Editorial Board requires authors to be in compliance with the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals (URMs), which are compiled by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE); current URMs are available at http://www.icmje.org.

Specifications for the different article categories
Article category Word count limit No. of references
allowed
No. of tables/figures
allowed
Abstract Main text*
Editorial None ≤ 1200 ≤ 15 None
Review Article ≤ 500 ≤ 3500 ≤ 50 No limit
Perspectives None ≤ 1200 ≤ 10 ≤ 1 table or 1 figure
Original Article ≤ 500 ≤ 3000 ≤ 40 No limit
Short Communication ≤ 500 ≤ 1500 ≤ 10 ≤ 1 table or 1 figure
Case Report ≤ 500 ≤ 1200 ≤ 10 No limit
Images and Challenge None ≤ 300 ≤ 5 ≤ 2 figures
Letter to the Editor None ≤ 500 ≤ 5 ≤ 1 table or 1 figure
*Refers to the main body of text only, i.e., does not include article title, abstract, table headings/tables, figure legends and references.

Aims and Scope

Advances in Digestive Medicine (AIDM) is the official peer-reviewed publication of the Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan (GEST), the Digestive Endoscopy Society of Taiwan (DEST) and Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver (TASL). Missions of AIDM are to enhance the quality of patient care, to promote researches in gastroenterology, endoscopy and hepatology related fields, and to develop platforms for digestive science.

Specific areas of interest are included, but not limited to:
  • Acid-related disease
  • Digestive cancer
  • Enteral nutrition
  • Functional GI
  • GI images
  • Gut hormone
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • IBD
  • Infectious disease of digestive tract
  • Microbiota
  • Pancreaticobiliary disease
  • Small intestinal disease
  • Diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopy
  • Innovation in endoscopic technology
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • NASH
  • Cancer screening
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Genetics and metabolic disorder
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Guideline & consensus

AIDM aims to promote basic and clinical researches in digestive diseases, and to disseminate these up-to-date advances in gastroenterology, endoscopy and hepatology to the international community of medical and healthcare professionals. Authors are welcome to submit reviews, perspectives, original articles, short communications, case reports, images and challenges, and letters to the editor for consideration.