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


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1948-5190 (online)

Retrospective Study
Association of trainee participation with adenoma and polyp detection rates  
Emad Qayed, Lauren Shea, Stephan Goebel, Roberd M Bostick
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(5):204-210. Published online May 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i5.204
Nerve preserving vs standard laparoscopic sacropexy: Postoperative bowel function  
Stefano Cosma, Paolo Petruzzelli, Saverio Danese, Chiara Benedetto
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(5):211-219. Published online May 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i5.211
Observational Study
Adult intussusception: A case series and review  
Santosh Shenoy
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(5):220-227. Published online May 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i5.220
Does music reduce anxiety and discomfort during flexible sigmoidoscopy? A systematic review and meta-analysis  
Arun P Shanmuganandan, Muhammad R Sameem Siddiqui, Nicholas Farkas, Kiran Sran, Rhys Thomas, Said Mohamed, Robert I Swift, Al Mutaz Abulafi
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(5):228-237. Published online May 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i5.228
Case Report
Successful endoscopic treatment of an intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct  
Nikola S Natov, Laura C Horton, Sanjay R Hegde
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(5):238-242. Published online May 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i5.238