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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 >>

2018 Published Issues
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  • Bing Hu, MD, Professor, (E-mail: hubingnj@163.com) Department of Gastroenterology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
  • Anastasios Koulaouzidis, FACG, FASGE, FEBG, FRCP (Hon), MD, Associate Specialist, (E-mail: akoulaouzidis@hotmail.com) Endoscopy Unit, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, United Kingdom
WJGE is now abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, PubMed Central, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
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Screening for colorectal cancer in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Should we already perform chromoendoscopy in all our patients? 
Jose María Huguet, Patrícia Suárez, Luis Ferrer-Barceló, Isabel Iranzo, Javier Sempere 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(11):322-325. Published online Nov 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i11.322
Stepwise evaluation of liver sectors and liver segments by endoscopic ultrasound 
Malay Sharma, Piyush Somani, Chittapuram Srinivasan Rameshbabu, Tagore Sunkara, Praveer Rai 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(11):326-339. Published online Nov 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i11.326
Observational Study
Polysomnographic assessment of respiratory disturbance during deep propofol sedation for endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric tumors 
Ryuma Urahama, Masaya Uesato, Mizuho Aikawa, Yukiko Yamaguchi, Koichi Hayano, Tomoaki Matsumura, Makoto Arai, Reiko Kunii, Shiroh Isono, Hisahiro Matsubara 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(11):340-347. Published online Nov 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i11.340
Prospective Study
Submucosal injection of platelet-rich plasma in endoscopic resection of large sessile lesions 
Vicente Lorenzo-Zúñiga, Vicente Moreno de Vega, Ramón Bartolí, Ingrid Marín, Noemí Caballero, Ignacio Bon, Jaume Boix 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(11):348-353. Published online Nov 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i11.348
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in cirrhosis - a systematic review and meta-analysis focused on adverse events 
Harmeet Singh Mashiana, Amaninder Singh Dhaliwal, Harlan Sayles, Banreet Dhindsa, Ji Won Yoo, Qing Wu, Shailender Singh, Ali A Siddiqui, Gordon Ohning, Mohit Girotra, Douglas G Adler 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(11):354-366. Published online Nov 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i11.354
Case Report
Tight near-total corrosive strictures of the proximal esophagus with concomitant involvement of the hypopharynx: Flexible endoscopic management using a novel technique 
Harpal S Dhaliwal, Nitin Kumar, Pradeep Kumar Siddappa, Ripudaman Singh, Jogeet Singh Sekhon, Jaspal Masih, Justin Abraham, Sameer Garg 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(11):367-377. Published online Nov 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i11.367