Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Cover image for Vol. 18 Issue 12

Edited By: Robert Burakoff, M.D., M.P.H and Richard P. MacDermott, M.D.

Impact Factor: 4.855

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2011: 12/74 (Gastroenterology & Hepatology)

Online ISSN: 1536-4844


Official Journal of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

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Benefits of Publishing in IBD®.
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases® provides authors a unique forum to—
Reach a Targeted Audience of Dedicated Professionals. IBD® reaches digestive disease specialists worldwide and is the official journal of The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Inc. , ensuring that your work, once accepted for publication, will receive optimal exposure to your North American and international colleagues.
Access a State-of-the-Art Submission System. IBD® offers online manuscript submission and peer-review via Manuscript CentralTM ( . ), a user-friendly system making manuscript submission and tracking quick, easy, and safe.
Secure Rapid Online Publication through EarlyView . Your article will be posted online as soon as it is ready, before the release of the compiled print issue.
Attain High Visibility. IBD® is now available online through Wiley Online Library., Wiley’s Internet publishing platform Wiley Online Library has more than 60 million user sessions per year.
Enhance Your Professional Standing By Being Part of a Tradition. Once accepted for publication, your name will join the list of world-renowned authors who have been published in IBD®. During its 12-year history, IBD® has published the works of major figures in the field, including many groundbreaking articles that have changed the standards of patient care.

Aims and Scope

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases® brings the most current information in clinical and basic sciences to physicians caring for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases, and investigators performing research in IBD and related fields.

Each issue contains cutting-edge original basic science and clinical articles on diagnosis, treatment, and management of IBD from clinicians and researchers around the world. Coverage includes articles highlighting the unique and important issues in pediatric IBD, as well as articles pertaining to adult patients. The Journal does not accept case reports.

Other sections providing relevant, focused information include:
Clinical Guidelines
Outstanding Clinical and Basic Review Articles
Selected Summaries of articles about IBD from other journals
Reviews of the latest advances in genetics
Current Controversies in Clinical IBD

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Current Contents: Clinical Medicine (Thomson Reuters)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • HEED: Health Economic Evaluations Database (Wiley-Blackwell)
  • Index Medicus/MEDLINE (NLM)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset (NLM)
  • Science Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)