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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 >>

2016 Published Issues
17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 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
Current role of capsule endoscopy in Crohn’s disease  
Marisol Luján-Sanchis, Laura Sanchis-Artero, Laura Larrey-Ruiz, Laura Peño-Muñoz, Paola Núñez-Martínez, Génesis Castillo-López, Lara González-González, Carlos Boix Clemente, Cecilia Albert Antequera, Ana Durá-Ayet, Javier Sempere-Garcia-Argüelles
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(17):572-583. Published online Sep 16, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i17.572
Minireviews
Blood thinners and gastrointestinal endoscopy  
Monjur Ahmed
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(17):584-590. Published online Sep 16, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i17.584
Endoscopic management of post-bariatric surgery complications  
Mena Boules, Julietta Chang, Ivy N Haskins, Gautam Sharma, Dvir Froylich, Kevin El-Hayek, John Rodriguez, Matthew Kroh
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(17):591-599. Published online Sep 16, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i17.591
Review of small-bowel cleansing scales in capsule endoscopy: A panoply of choices  
Ana Ponte, Rolando Pinho, Adélia Rodrigues, João Carvalho
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(17):600-609. Published online Sep 16, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i17.600
Laparoscopic splenectomy for primary immune thrombocytopenia: Current status and challenges  
Dong Zheng, Chen-Song Huang, Shao-Bin Huang, Chao-Xu Zheng
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(17):610-615. Published online Sep 16, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i17.610
Retrospective Study
Predictors of suboptimal bowel preparation in asymptomatic patients undergoing average-risk screening colonoscopy  
Shail M Govani, Eric E Elliott, Stacy B Menees, Stephanie L Judd, Sameer D Saini, Constantinos P Anastassiades, Annette L Urganus, Suzanna J Boyce, Philip S Schoenfeld
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(17):616-622. Published online Sep 16, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i17.616
Transanal endoscopic microsurgery as optimal option in treatment of rare rectal lesions: A single centre experience  
Monica Ortenzi, Roberto Ghiselli, Maria Michela Cappelletti Trombettoni, Luca Cardinali, Mario Guerrieri
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(17):623-627. Published online Sep 16, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i17.623
Observational Study
Clinical relevance of aberrant polypoid nodule scar after endoscopic submucosal dissection  
Vitor Arantes, Noriya Uedo, Moises Salgado Pedrosa, Yasuhiko Tomita
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(17):628-634. Published online Sep 16, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i17.628