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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On behalf of the ESGE guidelines committee and the leaders of the following guidelines, I would like to thank all the individual members and member societies who replied to the call for participation launched in December 2019. A total of 107 applications were received, including suggestions of experts from 8 member societies. The quality of…

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ESGE is happy to announce the launch in May of 2 new modules on myESGEtutor, ESGE’s eLearning portal available exclusively to ESGE members The two new modules are: 1. Optimizing endoscopy in patients on anticoagulant therapy 2. Endoscopic management of biliary stones myESGEtutor is a module-based eLearning platform with lectures, clinical cases, a self-assessment examination…

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On behalf of the ESGE Executive Committee and Governing Board, it is with great regret that I announce we will not hold our ESGE Days 2020 congress. For the past several weeks, we extensively explored alternative congress options, including postponement, but no appropriate date could be found.  Thus, in light of the ever increasing incidence…

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