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Editorial
What is the purpose of launching World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Lian-Sheng Ma 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):1-2. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.1
Occult and obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: Causes and diagnostic approach in 2009 
Giampaolo Bresci 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):3-6. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.3
Guidelines For Clinical Practice
Endoscopic clipping in the lower gastrointestinal tract 
Akira Hokama, Kazuto Kishimoto, Fukunori Kinjo, Jiro Fujita 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):7-11. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.7
Perspectives of colorectal cancer screening in Germany 2009 
Andreas Sieg, Kilian Friedrich 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):12-16. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.12
Endoscopic sphincterotomy in acute biliary pancreatitis: A question of anesthesiological risk 
Raffaele Pezzilli 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):17-20. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.17
Review
Endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer: Current and original devices 
Keiichiro Kume 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):21-31. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.21
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal neoplasms 
Mitsuhiro Fujishiro 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):32-38. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.32
Interventional endoscopic ultrasound: Therapeutic capability and potential 
Ilaria Tarantino, Luca Barresi 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):39-44. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.39
Original Article
White light endoscopy, narrow band imaging and chromoendoscopy with magnification in diagnosing colorectal neoplasia 
Rajvinder Singh, Victoria Owen, Anthony Shonde, Philip Kaye, Christopher Hawkey, Krish Ragunath 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):45-50. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.45
Brief Article
CT colonography: Friend or foe of practicing endoscopists 
Stacy B Menees, Ruth Carlos, James Scheiman, Grace H Elta, A Mark Fendrick 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):51-55. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.51
A comparison of transanal excision and endoscopic resection for early rectal cancer 
Soon Hak Lee, Seong Woo Jeon, Min Kyu Jung, Sung Kook Kim, Gyu Seog Choi 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):56-60. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.56
Subserosal injection of hyaluronic acid may prevent perforation after endoscopic resection 
Keiko Niimi, Mitsuhiro Fujishiro, Shinya Kodashima, Satoshi Ono, Osamu Goto, Nobutake Yamamichi, Kazuhiko Koike 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):61-64. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.61
Case Report
Stenting of strictures close to the upper esophageal sphincter with the Polyflex stent 
Jesús García-Cano, María Muñoz-Sánchez, Julia Morillas-Ariño 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):65-67. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.65
Curative ESD for intraepithelial esophageal carcinoma with leiomyoma mimicking submucosal invasive carcinoma 
Keiko Niimi, Shinya Kodashima, Satoshi Ono, Osamu Goto, Nobutake Yamamichi, Mitsuhiro Fujishiro 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):68-71. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.68
Colonoscopy polypectomy management in Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia 
Dimple Raina, Arvind Movva, Fadi Rahhal, Khomani Abderrahim, Robert Schade, Sherman M Chamberlain 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 1(1):72-75. Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v1.i1.72