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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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Clinical update on the management of pseudopapillary tumor of pancreas 
Gandhi Lanke, Faisal S Ali, Jeffrey H Lee 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(9):145-155. Published online Sep 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i9.145
Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of superficial non-ampullary duodenal tumors 
Mitsuru Esaki, Sho Suzuki, Hisatomo Ikehara, Chika Kusano, Takuji Gotoda 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(9):156-164. Published online Sep 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i9.156
Endoscopic therapy for Barrett’s esophagus and early esophageal cancer: Where do we go from here? 
Tavankit Singh, Madhusudhan R Sanaka, Prashanthi N Thota 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(9):165-174. Published online Sep 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i9.165
Proposed approach to the challenging management of progressive gastroesophageal reflux disease 
Joachim Labenz, Parakrama T Chandrasoma, Laura J Knapp, Tom R DeMeester 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(9):175-183. Published online Sep 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i9.175
Capsule endoscopy: Current status and role in Crohn’s disease 
Loredana Goran, Ana Maria Negreanu, Ana Stemate, Lucian Negreanu 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(9):184-192. Published online Sep 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i9.184
Case Control Study
Anesthetic management and associated complications of peroral endoscopic myotomy: A case series 
Yuuki Nishihara, Takuya Yoshida, Mayu Ooi, Norihiko Obata, Shinichiro Izuta, Satoshi Mizobuchi 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(9):193-199. Published online Sep 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i9.193
Retrospective Study
Frequency of hospital readmission and care fragmentation in gastroparesis: A nationwide analysis 
Emad Qayed, Mayssan Muftah 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(9):200-209. Published online Sep 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i9.200
Randomized Controlled Trial
Randomised controlled trial comparing modified Sano’s and narrow band imaging international colorectal endoscopic classifications for colorectal lesions 
Leonardo Zorrón Cheng Tao Pu, Kuan Loong Cheong, Doreen Siew Ching Koay, Sze Pheh Yeap, Amanda Ovenden, Mahima Raju, Andrew Ruszkiewicz, Philip W Chiu, James Y Lau, Rajvinder Singh 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(9):210-218. Published online Sep 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i9.210
Case Report
Successful stent-in-stent dilatation of the common bile duct through a duodenal prosthesis, a novel technique for malignant obstruction: A case report and review of literature 
Gurjiwan Singh Virk, Nour A Parsa, Juan Tejada, Muhammad Sohail Mansoor, Sven Hida 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(9):219-224. Published online Sep 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i9.219