World Journal of Gastroenterology

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Disciplines: Gastroenterology

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Latest review

First review round: 5.0 weeks. Overall rating: 0 (very bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
The whole process took a lot of effort and was very unclear. At first the manuscript appeared to be accepted, however after we chose not to pay for an English language check by a firm suggested by them and had it done by our own universities language center, the manuscript was rejected. The reason why the manuscript was rejected remained unclear. We attempted a complaint with someone listed as chief editor but never got a response.