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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
10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Juan Manuel Herrerias Gutierrez, MD, PhD, Academic Fellow, Chief Doctor, Professor, (E-mail:jmhg@us.es)Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Sevilla 41009, Spain
  • Atsushi Imagawa, PhD, Doctor, (E-mail:imagawa-gi@nifty.com)Department of Gastroenterology, Imagawa Medical Clinic, Mitoyo 769-1503, Kagawa, Japan
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)
Minireviews
Endoscopic ultrasound: Current roles and future directions 
Scott R Friedberg, Jesse Lachter 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(10):499-505. Published online Oct 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i10.499
Endoscopic ultrasound elastography for solid pancreatic lesions 
Tanyaporn Chantarojanasiri, Pradermchai Kongkam 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(10):506-513. Published online Oct 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i10.506
Retrospective Study
Oral esomeprazole vs injectable omeprazole for the prevention of hemorrhage after endoscopic submucosal dissection 
Takashi Uchiyama, Takuma Higurashi, Hitoshi Kuriyama, Yoshinobu Kondo, Yasuo Hata, Atsushi Nakajima 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(10):514-520. Published online Oct 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i10.514
Case Report
Two case reports of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding from duodenal ulcers after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: Endoscopic diagnosis and therapy by single balloon or push enteroscopy after missed diagnosis by standard esophagogastroduodenoscopy 
Seifeldin Hakim, Srinivas R Rami Reddy, Mihaela Batke, Gregg Polidori, Mitchell S Cappell 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(10):521-528. Published online Oct 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i10.521
Cap polyposis refractory to Helicobacter pylori eradication treated with endoscopic submucosal dissection 
Masaki Murata, Mitsushige Sugimoto, Hiromitsu Ban, Taketo Otsuka, Toshiro Nakata, Masahide Fukuda, Osamu Inatomi, Shigeki Bamba, Ryoji Kushima, Akira Andoh 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(10):529-534. Published online Oct 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i10.529
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreaticogastrostomy for symptomatic pancreatic duct obstruction caused by migrated pancreatic stent 
Lei Lu, Hang-Bin Jin, Jian-Feng Yang, Xiao-Feng Zhang 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(10):535-539. Published online Oct 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i10.535