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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 >>

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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)

Endoscopic applications of cryospray ablation therapy-from Barrett’s esophagus and beyond  
Jayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(16):546-552. Published online Aug 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i16.546
Retrospective Study
Bleeding risk with clopidogrel and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy  
Umair Sohail, Chela Harleen, Amin O Mahdi, Murtaza Arif, Douglas L Nguyen, Matthew L Bechtold
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(16):553-557. Published online Aug 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i16.553
What types of early gastric cancer are indicated for endoscopic ultrasonography staging of invasion depth?  
Jiro Watari, Shigemitsu Ueyama, Toshihiko Tomita, Hisatomo Ikehara, Kazutoshi Hori, Ken Hara, Takahisa Yamasaki, Takuya Okugawa, Takashi Kondo, Tomoaki Kono, Katsuyuki Tozawa, Tadayuki Oshima, Hirokazu Fukui, Hiroto Miwa
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(16):558-567. Published online Aug 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i16.558
Case Report
Small bowel Dieulafoy lesions: An uncommon cause of obscure bleeding in cirrhosis  
Grainne Holleran, Mary Hussey, Deirdre McNamara
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(16):568-571. Published online Aug 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i16.568