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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
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  • 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, Department of Gastroenterology, Imagawa Medical Clinic, Mitoyo 769-1503, Kagawa, Japan
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Journal Metrics
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Retrospective Study
Gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection as a treatment for early neoplasia and for accurate staging of early cancers in a United Kingdom Caucasian population 
Aisha Sooltangos, Matthew Davenport, Stephen McGrath, Jonathan Vickers, Siba Senapati, Kurshid Akhtar, Regi George, Yeng Ang 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(12):561-570. Published online Dec 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i12.561
Observational Study
Lumen-apposing metal stents for benign gastrointestinal tract strictures: An international multicenter experience 
Javier Santos-Fernandez, Christopher Paiji, Mohammad Shakhatreh, Irene Becerro-Gonzalez, Ramon Sanchez-Ocana, Paul Yeaton, Jason Samarasena, Manuel Perez-Miranda 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(12):571-578. Published online Dec 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i12.571
Case Report
Retroperitoneal epithelioid sarcoma: A case report 
José A Coronado, Miguel Á Chávez, Martín A Manrique, Jony Cerna, Ana L Trejo 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(12):579-582. Published online Dec 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i12.579
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for diagnosing a rare extraluminal duodenal gastrointestinal tumor 
Kazunao Hayashi, Kenya Kamimura, Kazunori Hosaka, Satoshi Ikarashi, Junji Kohisa, Kazuya Takahashi, Kentaro Tominaga, Kenichi Mizuno, Satoru Hashimoto, Junji Yokoyama, Satoshi Yamagiwa, Kazuyasu Takizawa, Toshifumi Wakai, Hajime Umezu, Shuji Terai 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(12):583-589. Published online Dec 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i12.583
Deanxit relieves symptoms in a patient with jackhammer esophagus: A case report 
Jin-Ying Li, Wen-Huan Zhang, Chun-Ling Huang, Dang Huang, Guo-Wen Zuo, Lie-Xin Liang 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(12):590-593. Published online Dec 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i12.590