Elsevier Launches First Video Journal in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

     Elsevier Launches First Video Journal in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

  PR Newswire

  MUNICH, August 12, 2013

MUNICH, August 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

New open access title: Video Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy (VJGIEN)
                        now available on ScienceDirect

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of Video
Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy(VJGIEN) - an open access video
journal providing scientists and clinicians with state-of-the-art visual
information of gastrointestinal (GI) pathologies and step-by-step
demonstrations and the first of its kind in the field of gastrointestinal
endoscopy.

Video Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy offers high-quality video
demonstrations of endoscopic findings and procedures, presenting the work of
gastrointestinal experts in a new and easy to comprehend format. Additional
concise articles added to each video detail the procedures and the findings in
a bullet point style. All content - videos and articles - are peer-reviewed.

The unique format of the Video Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy
provides two elements:

(1)An Expert Video Encyclopedia as a clinical reference tool with systematic
step-by-step demonstrations of common and rare GI pathologies and up-to-date
endoscopic procedures. The video sequences in this section are of high
educational impact and allow e.g. endoscopists to recognize a wide array of
pathological findings, review existing techniques, and acquire new endoscopic
techniques for implementation in their own clinical work.

(2)A Scientific Video Journal for novel findings and techniques,
demonstrating cutting edge endoscopic techniques and scientific results as
well as clinical cases. In this section of Video Journal and Encyclopedia of
GI Endoscopy original research will be published reporting latest results in
regard to endoscopic procedures used in the treatment of gastrointestinal
diseases.

"GI endoscopy is developing rapidly. Modern endoscopic imaging offers a
plethora of detailed visual information and endoscopic procedures are becoming
increasingly sophisticated and complex," said Professor Jürgen Pohl from Dr.
Horst Schmidt Kliniken GmbH, Wiesbaden, Germany, founder and Editor-in-Chief.
" Video Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy aims to be the premium and
first choice international reference for endoscopic findings and procedures."

"Since endoscopic procedures are based on visual information the idea of this
video publication is simple:why read if you can watch," said Dr. Till
Meinert, Executive Publisher at Elsevier. "Together with the highly accredited
international editorial board we are clearly focusing on our customers'
needs."

The Expert Video Encyclopedia will be published in two special issues.
Articles regarding Upper GI Tract are available by August 2013; articles
regarding Lower GI Tract, by end of August 2013. The first articles of the
Scientific Video Journal will be published in fall 2013.

Articles and videos are published open access in Video Journal and
Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy and, therefore, freely available to readers on
ScienceDirect .



About the Editorial Team

Professor Jürgen Pohl (Dr. Horst Schmidt Kliniken GmbH, Wiesbaden, Germany)
founded Video Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy as Editor-in-Chief
together with associate editor Professor Shou-jiang Tang (University of
Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA) and the editors Professor
Friedrich Hagenmüller (Asklepios Klinik Altona, Hamburg, Germany), Professor
Prateek Sharma (University of Kansas, USA), and Professor Hironori Yamamoto
(Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan), in cooperation with the highly
accredited international Editorial Board .

About Open Access Publishing at Elsevier

Elsevier has been providing open access publishing options since 2005. Today,
researchers can choose to publish open access in over 1,600 established
peer-reviewed journals as well as 46 full open access journals and these
numbers will continue to grow rapidly. All of Elsevier's open access
publications have been peer reviewed, ensuring that the broader community not
only reads the latest research but that it is factual, original and of the
highest quality and ethical standards. For more information about Elsevier's
open access program, visit http://www.elsevier.com/openaccess

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services. The company works in partnership with the
global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals,
including The Lancet and Cell , and close to 20,000 book titles, including
major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions
include ScienceDirect , Scopus , SciVal , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and Mosby's
Suite , which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals,
helping research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more
cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people
worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc , a world leading
provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than
30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier
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Media contact Dr. Vanessa Quodt Elsevier GmbH +49-89-53-83-355
v.quodt@elsevier.com
 
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