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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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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