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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, Associate Professor,Professor,Academic Fellow,Chief Doctor; Atsushi Imagawa, PhD, Director,Doctor


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Retrospective Cohort Study
Assessment of the July effect in post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis: Nationwide Inpatient Sample  
Allison R Schulman, Marwan S Abougergi, Christopher C Thompson
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(7):296-303. Published online Jul 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i7.296
Efficacy of a newly developed dilator for endoscopic ultrasound-guided biliary drainage  
Yoshihide Kanno, Kei Ito, Shinsuke Koshita, Takahisa Ogawa, Kaori Masu, Yoshiharu Masaki, Yutaka Noda
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(7):304-309. Published online Jul 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i7.304
Retrospective Study
Use of shape-from-shading to characterize mucosal topography in celiac disease videocapsule images  
Edward J Ciaccio, Govind Bhagat, Suzanne K Lewis, Peter H Green
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(7):310-318. Published online Jul 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i7.310
Use of volumetric laser endomicroscopy for dysplasia detection at the gastroesophageal junction and gastric cardia  
Nina Gupta, Uzma Siddiqui, Irving Waxman, Christopher Chapman, Ann Koons, Vesta Valuckaite, Shu-Yuan Xiao, Namrata Setia, John Hart, Vani Konda
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(7):319-326. Published online Jul 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i7.319
Observational Study
All ileo-cecal ulcers are not Crohn’s: Changing perspectives of symptomatic ileocecal ulcers  
Jay Toshniwal, Romesh Chawlani, Amit Thawrani, Rajesh Sharma, Anil Arora, Hardik L Kotecha, Mohan Goyal, Vijendra Kirnake, Pankaj Jain, Pankaj Tyagi, Naresh Bansal, Munish Sachdeva, Piyush Ranjan, Mandhir Kumar, Praveen Sharma, Vikas Singla, Rinkesh Bansal, Vineet Shah, Sunita Bhalla, Ashish Kumar
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(7):327-333. Published online Jul 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i7.327
Prospective Study
Endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric adenomas using the clutch cutter  
Kazuya Akahoshi, Masaru Kubokawa, Junya Gibo, Shigeki Osada, Kayo Tokumaru, Eriko Yamaguchi, Hiroko Ikeda, Takao Sato, Kazuaki Miyamoto, Yusuke Kimura, Yuki Shiratsuchi, Kazuaki Akahoshi, Masafumi Oya, Hidenobu Koga, Eikichi Ihara, Kazuhiko Nakamura
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(7):334-340. Published online Jul 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i7.334
Case Report
Management of hyperplastic gastric polyp following upper gastrointestinal bleeding in infant with Menkes’ disease  
Dalia Belsha, Priya Narula, Arun Urs, Mike Thomson
World J Gastrointest Endosc 9(7):341-345. Published online Jul 16, 2017. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i7.341