Pathophysiology (ISSN 1873-149X) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal which provides a forum for advanced studies related to the etiology, development, and elimination of pathological processes. Contributions relating to the basic mechanisms underlying these processes, model systems, and interdisciplinary approaches are strongly encouraged.
Pathophysiology publishes reviews, original research articles, and Special Issues on particular subjects. Medical reports which integrate case reports with mechanistic origins are also strongly encouraged. Educational reports which focus on the origins of and mechanisms underlying disease are also considered to be valuable contributions. The aim of Pathophysiology is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. Therefore, the journal has no restrictions regarding the length of papers. Full experimental details should be provided so that the results can be reproduced.
An international editorial board welcomes contributions covering the following areas:
- General pathophysiological processes: inflammation, infection, hypoxia, stress, shock, pain, dysregulation of normal homeostatic processes
- Cellular and molecular pathophysiology
- Neuroscience, neuroimaging, neurovascular disease and neuropathology
- Heart and circulation
- Respiratory system
- Renal, fluid and electrolyte pathophysiology
- Gastrointestinal and hepatic system
- Endocrine system
- Metabolic disorders
- Blood system
- Immune system
- Reproductive system
- Locomotor system
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