Welcome to World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


The World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (WJGE) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy.  It was launched on October 15, 2009 and is published biweekly (24 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.


We encourage gastrointestinal endoscopists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJGE describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.


The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJGE are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJGE’s acceptance rate: 50%.  Submit here >>

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Juan Manuel Herrerias Gutierrez, MD, PhD, Academic Fellow, Chief Doctor, Professor; Atsushi Imagawa, PhD, Director, Doctor


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Contents Volume 8  Issue 8  April 25, 2016
Prospective Study
Application of the Prague C and M criteria for endoscopic description of columnar-lined esophagus in South Korea  
Jung Wan Choe, Young Choon Kim, Moon Kyung Joo, Hyo Jung Kim, Beom Jae Lee, Ji Hoon Kim, Jong Eun Yeon, Jong-Jae Park, Jae Seon Kim, Kwan Soo Byun, Young-Tae Bak
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(8):357-361. Published online Apr 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i8.357
Evidence-Based Medicine
Impact of endoscopic ultrasound quality assessment on improving endoscopic ultrasound reports and procedures  
Ryan Schwab, Eugene Pahk, Jesse Lachter
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(8):362-367. Published online Apr 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i8.362
Case Report
Delayed perforation after endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer: Clinical features and treatment  
Takafumi Yano, Satoshi Tanabe, Kenji Ishido, Mizutomo Azuma, Takuya Wada, Mizuto Suzuki, Natsuko Kawanishi, Sakiko Yamane, Tohru Sasaki, Chikatoshi Katada, Tetsuo Mikami, Natsuya Katada, Wasaburo Koizumi
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(8):368-373. Published online Apr 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i8.368
Diagnosis of a submucosal mass at the staple line after sigmoid colon cancer resection by endoscopic cutting-mucosa biopsy  
Mitsuaki Morimoto, Koji Koinuma, Alan K Lefor, Hisanaga Horie, Homare Ito, Naohiro Sata, Yoshikazu Hayashi, Keijiro Sunada, Hironori Yamamoto
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(8):374-377. Published online Apr 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i8.374