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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 >>

2019 Published Issues
1
Editors-in-Chief
  • 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
  • Sang Chul Lee, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Doctor, Full Professor, Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, (E-mail: zambo9@catholic.ac.kr) Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University of Korea, Daejeon 34943, South Korea
Indexing/Abstracting
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.
Journal Metrics
There is currently no impact factor.
ISSN
1948-5190 (online)
Editorial
Routine surveillance endoscopy before and after sleeve gastrectomy? 
Radwan Kassir, Rani Kassir, Bénédicte Deparseval, Sarah Bekkar, Chloé Serayssol, Olivier Favre, Pierre-Philippe Garnier 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(1):1-4. Published online Jan 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i1.1
Review
Difficult biliary cannulation: Historical perspective, practical updates, and guide for the endoscopist 
Rani Berry, James Y Han, James H Tabibian 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(1):5-21. Published online Jan 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i1.5
Minireviews
Pancreatoscopy: An update 
Luca De Luca, Alessandro Repici, Adea Koçollari, Francesco Auriemma, Mario Bianchetti, Benedetto Mangiavillano 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(1):22-30. Published online Jan 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i1.22
Role of digital single-operator cholangioscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of biliary disorders 
Petko Karagyozov, Irina Boeva, Ivan Tishkov 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(1):31-40. Published online Jan 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i1.31
Retrospective Study
Early vs late endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in patients with acute cholangitis: A nationwide analysis 
Ramzi Mulki, Rushikesh Shah, Emad Qayed 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(1):41-53. Published online Jan 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i1.41
Case Report
Truth lies below: A case report and literature review of typical appearing polyps yet with an atypical diagnosis 
Aaron Fisher, Edward Yousif, Marc Piper 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(1):54-60. Published online Jan 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i1.54
Tertiary stent-in-stent for obstructing colorectal cancer: A case report and literature review 
Giuseppe Vanella, Chiara Coluccio, Emilio Di Giulio, Daniela Assisi, Rocco Lapenta 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(1):61-67. Published online Jan 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i1.61