| About the Society|
The Tamil Nadu Gastroenterologist Trust was formed in the year 2003. The Trust was founded by Prof K R Palaniswamy and Prof V Balasubramanian along with four other trustees. Later on, four more trustees were added. The present trustees are K.R. Palaniswamy, V. Balasubramanian, Col. S. Krishnan, K. Premkumar, J. Ubaldhus, K. Raghuram, A. Rathnaswami, Ashok Chacko, Mohammed Ali, and V.G. Mohan Prasad. The main focus of the Trust is to promote and improve the quality of gastroenterology in Tamilnadu. To this end, the Trust conducts regular scientific programs with both national and international faculty, conducts community awareness programs in association with World Gastroenterology Organization, and gives grants to postgraduates in the field of gastroenterology. Every year the Trust conducts the Prof N Madanagopalan prize exam for DM/DNB postgraduate students in Gastroenterology. The Trust also contributes to various national disaster management activities.
About the Journal
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy Practice is a journal affiliated to the Tamilnadu Gastroenterologist Trust, Chennai, India. GHEP is a peer-reviewed journal publishing high quality articles in English in areas related to gastroenterology, hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease, and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. The journal is primarily meant for a clinical readership and will publish articles that deal with common practical issues in the above areas of clinical practice. The journal welcomes the submission of original research articles, reviews, clinicopathological conferences, case series and case reports
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The journal will cover clinical research, reviews of clinical practice, and case studies and case reports concerning oesophageal, gastric, intestinal, colonic, pancreatic, biliary, and hepatic diseases. Manuscripts will be considered in the following areas:
- Epidemiological studies
- Description and validation of diagnostic tests
- Description of endoscopic techniques
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- Prevention of disease and disability