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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 monthly (12 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 >>

2017 Published Issues
1
Editors-in-Chief

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

Indexing/Abstracting

Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, and PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

1948-5190 (online)

Review
Robot-assisted laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer  
Stefano Caruso, Franco Franceschini, Alberto Patriti, Franco Roviello, Mario Annecchiarico, Graziano Ceccarelli, Andrea Coratti
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(1):1-11. Published online Jan 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i1.1
Retrospective Cohort Study
Efficacy of multiple biliary stenting for refractory benign biliary strictures due to chronic calcifying pancreatitis  
Hiroshi Ohyama, Rintaro Mikata, Takeshi Ishihara, Yuji Sakai, Harutoshi Sugiyama, Shin Yasui, Toshio Tsuyuguchi
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(1):12-18. Published online Jan 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i1.12
Retrospective Study
Gastric antral webs in adults: A case series characterizing their clinical presentation and management in the modern endoscopic era  
Shannon J Morales, Neha Nigam, Walid M Chalhoub, Dalia I Abdelaziz, James H Lewis, Stanley B Benjamin
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(1):19-25. Published online Jan 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i1.19
Recurrence of choledocholithiasis following endoscopic bile duct clearance: Long term results and factors associated with recurrent bile duct stones  
Christos Konstantakis, Christos Triantos, Vasileios Theopistos, Georgios Theocharis, Ioannis Maroulis, Georgia Diamantopoulou, Konstantinos Thomopoulos
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(1):26-33. Published online Jan 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i1.26
Essential role of small bowel capsule endoscopy in reclassification of colonic inflammatory bowel disease type unclassified  
Sara Monteiro, Francisca Dias de Castro, Pedro Boal Carvalho, Bruno Rosa, Maria João Moreira, Rolando Pinho, Miguel Mascarenhas Saraiva, José Cotter
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(1):34-40. Published online Jan 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i1.34