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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (WJGE) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that is published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. Accepting both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts, the WJGE mainly publishes high-quality basic and clinical research articles to improve the academic influence of authors, help cultivate distinguished researchers in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy, and promote the development of this field. The types of articles published in the WJGE include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2019 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
  • 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
  • Bing Hu, MD, Professor, (E-mail: hubingnj@163.com) Department of Gastroenterology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Indexing/Abstracting
The 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)
Minireviews
Training in video capsule endoscopy: Current status and unmet needs 
Apostolos Koffas, Faidon-Marios Laskaratos, Owen Epstein 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(6):395-402. Published online Jun 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i6.395
Retrospective Study
Clinical outcomes of endoscopic management of pancreatic fluid collections in cirrhotics vs non-cirrhotics: A comparative study 
Sobia Laique, Matheus C Franco, Tyler Stevens, Amit Bhatt, John J Vargo, Prabhleen Chahal 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(6):403-412. Published online Jun 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i6.403
Randomized Controlled Trial
Randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial evaluating simethicone pretreatment with bowel preparation during colonoscopy 
Mohit Rishi, Jaskarin Kaur, Mark Ulanja, Nicholas Manasewitsch, Molly Svendsen, Abubaker Abdalla, Shashank Vemala, Julie Kewanyama, Karmjit Singh, Nirmal Singh, Nageshwara Gullapalli, Eric Osgard 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(6):413-423. Published online Jun 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i6.413
Letters To The Editor
Has the time been reached for pseudopolyps to be re-enrolled in endoscopic inflammatory bowel disease scores? 
Dimitrios S Politis, Konstantinos H Katsanos, Konstantinos Papamichael, Maria Saridi, Eleni Albani, Dimitrios K Christodoulou 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 11(6):424-426. Published online Jun 16, 2019. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v11.i6.424