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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, Associate Professor,Professor,Academic Fellow,Chief Doctor; 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
Endoscopic ultrasound in oncology: An update of clinical applications in the gastrointestinal tract  
Manuel Valero, Carlos Robles-Medranda
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(6):243-254. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i6.243
Minireviews
Endoscopic recommendations for colorectal cancer screening and surveillance in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: Review of general recommendations  
Jose María Huguet, Patricia Suárez, Luis Ferrer-Barceló, Lucía Ruiz, Ana Monzó, Ana Belén Durá, Javier Sempere
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(6):255-262. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i6.255
Retrospective Cohort Study
Endoscopic resolution and recurrence of gastric antral vascular ectasia after serial treatment with argon plasma coagulation  
Shashank Garg, Bilal Aslam, Nicholas Nickl
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(6):263-266. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i6.263
Observational Study
Utility of the balloon-overtube-assisted modified over-the-wire stenting technique to treat post-sleeve gastrectomy complications  
Ana Ponte, Rolando Pinho, Luísa Proença, Joana Silva, Jaime Rodrigues, Mafalda Sousa, João Carlos Silva, João Carvalho
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(6):267-272. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i6.267
Randomized Controlled Trial
Multicenter randomised controlled trial comparing the high definition white light endoscopy and the bright narrow band imaging for colon polyps  
Rajvinder Singh, Kuan Loong Cheong, Leonardo Zorron Cheng Tao Pu, Dileep Mangira, Doreen Siew Ching Koay, Carmen Kee, Siew Chien Ng, Rungsun Rerknimitr, Satimai Aniwan, Tiing-Leong Ang, Khean-Lee Goh, Shiaw Hooi Ho, James Yun-Wong Lau
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(6):273-281. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i6.273
Case Report
Bladder urothelial carcinoma extending to rectal mucosa and presenting with rectal bleeding  
Andrew M Aneese, Vinayata Manuballa, Mitual Amin, Mitchell S Cappell
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(6):282-295. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i6.282