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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
Colonoscopy procedural volume increases adenoma and polyp detection rates in gastroenterologytrainees 
Emad Qayed, Ravi Vora, Sara Levy, Roberd M Bostick 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(11):540-551. Published online Nov 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i11.540
Safety of gastrointestinal endoscopy with conscious sedation in obstructive sleep apnea 
Christian M Andrade, Brijesh Patel, Meghana Vellanki, Ambuj Kumar, Gitanjali Vidyarthi 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(11):552-557. Published online Nov 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i11.552
Letters To The Editor
Efficacy of Prucalopride in bowel cleansing before colonoscopy: Results of a pilot study 
Vito Domenico Corleto, Giulio Antonelli, Chiara Coluccio, Lucia D’Alba, Emilio di Giulio 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(11):558-560. Published online Nov 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i11.558