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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (WJGEWorld J Gastrointest Endosc) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJGE accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJGE are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJGE is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJGE include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2022 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
  • Joo Young Cho, MD, PhD, Chairman, Director, Full Professor, Senior Editor, (E-mail: cjy6695@naver.com) Department of Gastroenterology, Cha Gangnam Medical Center, Cha University College of Medicine, Seoul 06135, South Korea
  • Bing Hu, MD, Professor, (E-mail: hubingnj@163.com) Department of Gastroenterology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
  • Anastasios Koulaouzidis, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail: akoulaouzidis@hotmail.com) Department of Social Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin EH16 4SA, Poland
  • Sang Chul Lee, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Doctor, Full Professor, Professor, Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, (E-mail: zambo9@catholic.ac.kr) Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Catholic University of Korea, Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, Daejeon 34943, South Korea
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJGE is now abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), PubMed, PubMed Central, Reference Citation Analysis, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2021 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2020 Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) for WJGE as 0.36.
ISSN
1948-5190 (online)
Review
Alessandro Fugazza, Antonio Capogreco, Annalisa Cappello, Rosangela Nicoletti, Leonardo Da Rio, Piera Alessia Galtieri, Roberta Maselli, Silvia Carrara, Gaia Pellegatta, Marco Spadaccini, Edoardo Vespa, Matteo Colombo, Kareem Khalaf, Alessandro Repici, Andrea Anderloni 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 14(5):250-266. Published online May 16, 2022. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v14.i5.250
Minireviews
Riccardo Inchingolo, Fabrizio Acquafredda, Alessandro Posa, Thiago Franchi Nunes, Stavros Spiliopoulos, Francesco Panzera, Carlos Alberto Praticò 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 14(5):291-301. Published online May 16, 2022. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v14.i5.291
Retrospective Study
Elena Caires Silveira, Caio Fellipe Santos Corrêa, Leonardo Madureira Silva, Bruna Almeida Santos, Soraya Mattos Pretti, Fabrício Freire de Melo 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 14(5):311-319. Published online May 16, 2022. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v14.i5.311
Shohei Yonemoto, Masaya Uesato, Akira Nakano, Kentaro Murakami, Takeshi Toyozumi, Tetsuro Maruyama, Hiroshi Suito, Tomohide Tamachi, Manami Kato, Shunsuke Kainuma, Keisuke Matsusaka, Hisahiro Matsubara 
World J Gastrointest Endosc 14(5):320-334. Published online May 16, 2022. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v14.i5.320
Case Report
Letter to the Editor