Imaging alternatives to colonoscopy: CT colonography and colon capsule. European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) Guideline – Update 2020 Spada C., Hassan C., Bellini D., et al. This is an update of the 2014–15 Guideline of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and the European…

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ESGE is happy to announce the launch of the ESGE Research Endorsement. One of the main objectives of ESGE is to promote good quality research in the field of GI endoscopy. In addition to the financial research grants, ESGE offers endorsement to other research projects without ESGE funding. ESGE endorsement may enhance the chances of…

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Curriculum for optical diagnosis training in Europe: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Position Statement Dekker E., Houwen B.S.L., Puig I., et al. This ESGE position statement comprehensively addresses, for the first time in Europe, a clear framework for the provision of training in optical diagnosis during endoscopy. It encompasses the skills required prior to…

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Don’t miss “The impact of COVID-19 on training in GI endoscopy: Getting your mojo back!”, our EYE Committee webinar… The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented and unwelcome effect on GI endoscopy training. “Flattening the curve” of the pandemic did not translate well into improving the “learning curve” of trainees. It will likely be months…

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ESGE Guidelines

The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) has implemented a cascade methodology in a joint effort with the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO), aiming to adapt existing guidelines to make them applicable to resource-limited regions (including some African countries) [8]. Previously, two cascade guidelines have been published focusing on endoscopic management of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding…

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Post-polypectomy colonoscopy surveillance: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline – Update 2020 Hassan C., Antonelli G., Dumonceau J-M. et al. The updated 2020 ESGE Guideline on post-polypectomy surveillance is mainly based on long-term data on risks of colorectal cancer incidence and mortality, rather than on the risk of metachronous advanced neoplasia which was the…

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Curriculum for small-bowel capsule endoscopy and device-assisted enteroscopy training in Europe: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Position Statement Sidhu R., Chetcuti Zammit S., Baltes P. et al. This ESGE position statement comprehensively addresses, for the first time in Europe, a clear framework for the provision of training in both capsule endoscopy and device-assisted enteroscopy. It…

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ESGE is happy to announce that 2 new modules are now available in myESGEtutor The two new modules are: 1. Optimizing Endoscopy in Patients on Antiplatelet or Anticoagulant Therapy2. Endoscopic Management of Bile Duct Stones Watch this video to find out more about myESGEtutor. To access or register for  myESGEtutor, log into your ESGE membership…

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