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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ESGE, WEO and WGO Joint Cascade Guideline

Resuming endoscopy during COVID-19 pandemic: ESGE, WEO and WGO Joint Cascade Guideline for Resource Limited Settings G. Antonelli, J.G. Karstensen, P. Bhat, et al. When summarizing international societies’ recommendations regarding the resumption of endoscopy during COVID-19 pandemic, almost half of these resulted to be critically dependent on sensitive resources, primarily personal protective equipment. Using a…

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ESGE Days 2021 – it went virtual, but it stayed real!

ESGE’s first virtual congress took place on March 25-27, 2021.   Despite challenges from the Covid 19 pandemic, thanks to our dedicated Scientific Committee and modern technology, participants could come together to share endoscopic education, innovation and inspiration.   Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive! Participants of ESGE Days 2021 entered an immersive platform where they could explore…

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Assess quality in your endoscopy unit

Start measuring quality in your endoscopy unit according to the ESGE Quality Improvement Committee’s recommendation. New module – Endoscopy services – has been added. Find out more and request an access to the Quality check APP.

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Endoscopic management of superficial nonampullary duodenal tumors: ESGE Guideline

Endoscopic management of superficial nonampullary duodenal tumors: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline G. Vanbiervliet, A. Moss, M. Arvanitakis, et al. This ESGE Guideline provides a clear summary of the evidence base regarding endoscopic treatment of superficial nonampullary duodenal tumors, with recommendations for routine practice. A companion Guideline has provided guidance on ampullary tumors.

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ESGE statement on COVID-19 Vaccinations and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit Personnel

The recent approval of the COVID-19 vaccines marks a milestone in the fight against the novel Corona virus (SARS-CoV-2). Currently, both mRNA- (BNT162b2, mRNA-1273) and vector-based vaccines (AZD1222) have received approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the European Commission (EC, EMA). Large-scale vaccination programmes are being rolled out world-wide and…

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ESGE QIC Position Statement

Overcoming the barriers to dissemination and implementation of quality measures for gastrointestinal endoscopy: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and United European Gastroenterology (UEG) position statement R. Bisschops, M.D. Rutter, M. Areia, et al. European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) with support of United European Gastroenterology (UEG) have developed performance measures to assess quality in…

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