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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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Editors-in-Chief
  • Qiang Cai, MD, Professor, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
  • Atsushi Imagawa, PhD, Doctor, 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)
Review
Utility of endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopy in diagnosis and management of hepatocellular carcinoma and its complications: What does endoscopic ultrasonography offer above and beyond conventional cross-sectional imaging? 
Mohit Girotra, Kaartik Soota, Amaninder S Dhaliwal, Rtika R Abraham, Mauricio Garcia-Saenz-de-Sicilia, Benjamin Tharian 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(2):56-68. Published online Feb 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i2.56