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Welcome to the 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 >>

2016 Published Issues
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Juan Manuel Herrerias Gutierrez, MD, PhD, Academic Fellow, Chief Doctor, Professor; Atsushi Imagawa, PhD, Director, Doctor


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1948-5190 (online)

Topic Highlight
Video capsule endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease  
Paul D Collins
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(14):477-488. Published online Jul 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i14.477
Systematic Reviews
Endoscopic full thickness resection for gastric tumors originating from muscularis propria  
Deepanshu Jain, Ejaz Mahmood, Aakash Desai, Shashideep Singhal
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(14):489-495. Published online Jul 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i14.489
Case Report
Splenic artery aneurysm presenting as a submucosal gastric lesion: A case report  
Jenny Tannoury, Khalil Honein, Bassam Abboud
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(14):496-500. Published online Jul 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i14.496