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