About the Journal

Mesentery and Peritoneum

Aims and Scope

Mesentery and Peritoneum (MAP; ISSN: 2616-2725) was founded in Jan 2017. It is an interdisciplinary forum that also aims to promote and distribute the highest quality research in the field of the mesentery and peritoneum across all stages of life. All submissions and review processes are conducted electronically to expedite the reviews and publication process. It enjoys a strong relationship with its readers and constantly strives to develop mechanisms to enhance this. It is an open-access and international peer-reviewed journal that emphasises the ongoing development of user-friendly features.

MAP Mission Statement

MAP publishes original and ground-breaking basic, translational and clinical research related to the mesentery and peritoneum at all stages of life.


To publish manuscripts describing novel findings on basic, translational and clinical science related to the mesentery and/or peritoneum and related organs.

To publish original findings related to the diagnosis and management of diseases that affect the mesentery and/or peritoneum with the overall goal of improving our understanding of these and improving the care and treatment of patients with conditions that affect these.

To publish authoritative updates on the relationship between the mesentery and/or peritoneum with other organs and systems.

To keep readers abreast the latest advancements in our understanding of the molecular, cellular, and tissue based elements of mesenteric and peritoneal science.

Information for Authors

MAP is a member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and it follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s guidelines and the ICMJE recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal.

Manuscripts submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and must not be published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission Turnaround Time

  • In-house review: 1-3 weeks
  • External peer review: 1-3 months
  • Publication Ahead of Print: within 1 month after being accepted
  • Formal publication: within 1-3 months after being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority.

Open Access Statement

Mesentery and Peritoneum is a peer reviewed, open access journal. All content of the journal is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for all to read, download, copy and distribute as defined by the applied license.

Free access and usage
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. This license allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided:

  • this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way.
  • the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI) and provides a link to the license but not in an any way implying that the licensor is endorsing the user or the use of the work.
  • no derivatives including remix, transform, or build upon the material was allowed for distribution.
The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to MAP, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

For any inquiry/special circumstance on the copyright, commercial usage or adaptation of MAP articles, please contact: permissions@amegroups.com

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Editorial Office

Email: map@amegroups.com

Publisher Information

MAP is published by AME Publishing Company.
Address: Flat/RM C 16F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China.

Updated on June 22, 2020