Publication Ethics and Malpractice statements

General Statement
Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement
A publication ethics and publication malpractice statement are composed using the Publishing ethics resource kit and in compliance with Elsevier recommendations.
General Statement
The Publishing Ethics and Malpractice Policies of the Journal of gastric surgery JGS follow the Principles of Transparency & Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (by COPE, DOAJ, WAME and OASPA) and NISO Recommended Practices for the Presentation and Identification of e-Journals (PIE-J).
Privacy statement
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Open access
Journal of gastric surgery JGS adhere strictly to gold open access in order to accelerate the barrier-free dissemination of scientific knowledge in the International Scientific World. All published papers are made freely available to read, download, and distribute immediately upon publication, given that the original source and authors are cited (Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0)).