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 10  May 25, 2016
Comparison of endoscopic papillary balloon dilatation and endoscopic sphincterotomy for bile duct stones  
Yuji Sakai, Toshio Tsuyuguchi, Harutoshi Sugiyama, Masahiro Hayashi, Jun-ichi Senoo, Yuko Kusakabe, Shin Yasui, Rintaro Mikata, Osamu Yokosuka
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(10):395-401. Published online May 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i10.395
Retrospective Cohort Study
Safety of direct endoscopic necrosectomy in patients with gastric varices  
Andrew C Storm, Christopher C Thompson
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(10):402-408. Published online May 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i10.402
Place of upper endoscopy before and after bariatric surgery: A multicenter experience with 3219 patients  
Mohamed E Abd Ellatif, Haitham Alfalah, Walid A Asker, Ayman E El Nakeeb, Alaa Magdy, Waleed Thabet, Mohamed A Ghaith, Emad Abdallah, Rania Shahin, Asharf Shoma, Ibraheim E Dawoud, Ashraf Abbas, Asaad F Salama, Maged Ali Gamal
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(10):409-417. Published online May 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i10.409