QIC performance measures for colonoscopy in IBD patients

Performance measures for colonoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease patients: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Quality Improvement Initiative E. Dekker, K. J. Nass, M. Iacucci, et al. This position statement from the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) presents performance measures for colonoscopy in IBD patients. Eight key performance measures and one minor performance measure…

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ESGE/ESGENA Position Statement on reducing the environmental footprint of GI endoscopy

Reducing the environmental footprint of gastrointestinal endoscopy: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates (ESGENA) Position Statement E. Rodríguez de Santiago*, M. Dinis-Ribeiro, H. Pohl, et al. Climate change and the destruction of ecosystems by human activities are among the greatest challenges of the 21st century…

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QIC Performance measures for SACRED team-centered approach to advanced GI endoscopy

Performance measures for the SACRED team-centered approach to advanced gastrointestinal endoscopy: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Quality Improvement Initiative H.-L. Ching, M.S. Lau, I.A. Azmy, et al. The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and United European Gastroenterology have defined performance measures for upper and lower gastrointestinal, pancreaticobiliary, and small-bowel endoscopy. Quality indicators to guide…

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Update on ESGE guideline – Endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial GI lesions

Endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial gastrointestinal lesions: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline – Update 2022 P. Pimentel-Nunes, D. Libânio, B.A.J. Bastiaansen, et al. This Guideline represents an update of the Guideline on the role of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for superficial gastrointestinal (GI) lesions, published by the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)…

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ESGE Statement on the invasion of Ukraine

We, the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), are deeply concerned by recent developments on the European continent and the ensuing war in Ukraine.  Our sympathy and solidarity lie with the people of Ukraine, home of one of ESGE’s member societies, and our thoughts and prayers go out to all those who are suffering through these traumatic events.…

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Presidental New Year message

Helmut Messmann, ESGE President, 2021-23

On behalf of ESGE, I wish you and your families a happy and healthy New Year 2022. Let me take this opportunity to give you a review of 2021, as well as an outlook for 2022. First of all, I would like to thank my friend Mário Dinis-Ribeiro, who did a fantastic job as president…

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BSG and ESGE guideline update

Endoscopy in patients on antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy, including direct oral anticoagulants: British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) guideline update A.M. Veitch, F. Radaelli, R. Alikhan et al. This collaborative Guideline on endoscopy in patients on antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy updates the 2016 Guideline from the British Society of…

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Curriculum for ERCP and EUS training

Curriculum for ERCP and and endoscopic ultrasound training in Europe: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Position Statement Johnson G., Webster G., Boškoski I., et al. This ESGE position statement comprehensively addresses, for the first time in Europe, a clear framework for the provision of training in both endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound…

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Diagnosis and management of acute LGIB – new ESGE Guideline

Diagnosis and management of acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline K. Triantafyllou, P. Gkolfakis, I.M. Gralnek, et al. This European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline aims to summarize the available evidence and provide guidance regarding the diagnosis and management of acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) focusing on therisk stratification…

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