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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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WJGE is now abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, and PubMed Central.
Journal Metrics
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Retrospective Cohort Study
Is there a difference in adenoma detection rates between gastroenterologists and surgeons? 
Adele Hwee Hong Lee, Nuttaradee Lojanapiwat, Vikram Balakrishnan, Raaj Chandra 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(6):109-116. Published online Jun 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i6.109
Case Report
Off label use of lumen-apposing metal stent for persistent gastro-jejunal anastomotic stricture 
Muhammad Sohail Mansoor, Juan Tejada, Nour A Parsa, Eric Yoon, Sven Hida 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(6):117-120. Published online Jun 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i6.117
Gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection via gastrostoma before the second operation for esophageal perforation: A case report 
Takuma Sasaki, Masaya Uesato, Takumi Ohta, Kentarou Murakami, Akira Nakano, Hisahiro Matsubara 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 10(6):121-124. Published online Jun 16, 2018. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v10.i6.121