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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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1948-5190 (online)

Endoscopic management of sigmoid volvulus in children  
Filippo Parolini, Paolo Orizio, Anna Lavinia Bulotta, Miguel Garcia Magne, Giovanni Boroni, Gianpaolo Cengia, Fabio Torri, Daniele Alberti
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(12):439-443. Published online Jun 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i12.439
Single port laparoscopic liver surgery: A minireview  
Ilhan Karabicak, Kagan Karabulut
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(12):444-450. Published online Jun 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i12.444
Retrospective Study
Effectiveness of clip-and-snare method using pre-looping technique for gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection  
Naohiro Yoshida, Hisashi Doyama, Ryosuke Ota, Yasuhito Takeda, Hiroyoshi Nakanishi, Kei Tominaga, Shigetsugu Tsuji, Kenichi Takemura
World J Gastrointest Endosc 8(12):451-457. Published online Jun 25, 2016. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v8.i12.451