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Aims and ScopeCLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY is thego-to resource on a broad spectrum of themes in clinicalgastroenterology and hepatology. The official clinicalpractice journal of the AGA Institute brings you the bestoriginal research in the field with a unique combinationof reviews, editorials, podcasts, video abstracts, and out-comes research—all supporting clinical practice. Articleson education, policy, and practice management highlightissues pertinent to clinicians.
CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY is abstracted/indexed in Current Contents, Excerpta Medica,MEDLINE®, Science Citation Index, and Scopus.
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