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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
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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
Endoluminal solutions to bariatric surgery complications: A review with a focus on technical aspects and results  
Raquel Souto-Rodríguez, María-Victoria Alvarez-Sánchez
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(3):105-126. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i3.105
Retrospective Study
Utility of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography on biliopancreatic diseases in patients with Billroth II-reconstructed stomach  
Yuji Sakai, Toshio Tsuyuguchi, Rintaro Mikata, Harutoshi Sugiyama, Shin Yasui, Masaru Miyazaki, Osamu Yokosuka
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(3):127-132. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i3.127
Prospective Study
Clipping prevents perforation in large, flat polyps  
Daniel Luba, Mona Raphael, Dayna Zimmerman, Joseph Luba, Jon Detka, James DiSario
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(3):133-138. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i3.133
Case Report
Langerhans cell histiocytosis masquerading as acute appendicitis: Case report and review  
Mohammad M Karimzada, Michele N Matthews, Samuel W French, Daniel DeUgarte, Dennis Y Kim
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(3):139-144. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i3.139
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancretography in modified double tracks anastomosis with anastomotic stenosis  
Xiao-Song Wang, Fei Wang, Quan-Peng Li, Lin Miao, Xiu-Hua Zhang
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(3):145-148. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i3.145