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. After more than two years of pandemic and a virtual congress in 2021 we were thrilled to be able to hold ESGE Days 2022 as a hybrid meeting in Prague. What a success! More than 3000 participants enjoyed the…

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Guideline update on SBCE and DAE for diagnosis and treatment of small-bowel disorders:

Small-bowel capsule endoscopy and device-assisted enteroscopy for diagnosis and treatment of small-bowel disorders: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline – Update 2022 M. Pennazio, E. Rondonotti, E. J. Despott, et al. The introduction of small-bowel capsule endoscopy (SBCE) and device-assisted endoscopy (DAE) over 20 years ago marked the beginning of a new era for…

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Position Statement on expected value of artificial intelligence in GI

Expected value of artificial intelligence in gastrointestinal endoscopy: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Position Statement H. Messmann, R. Bisschops, G. Antonelli, et al. This ESGE Position Statement defines the expected value of artificial intelligence (AI) for the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal neoplasia within the framework of the performance measures already defined by ESGE.…

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Dr. José Ramón Armengol Miró: A tribute in memoria

A pioneer of technology whose dedication to advancing the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy was internationally respected. It was with deep sadness that ESGE received the news from our member society SEED, the Spanish Society of Digestive Endoscopy, that Dr. José Ramón Armengol Miró passed away on October 9, 2022. Born in 1944, he was an internationally…

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Endoscopic diagnosis and management of esophagogastric variceal hemorrhage: ESGE Guideline

Endoscopic diagnosis and management of esophagogastric variceal hemorrhage: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline I M. Gralnek, M. Camus Duboc, J.C. Garcia-Pagan, et al This ESGE Guideline provides evidence-based guidance on EGVH including screening/primary prophylaxis (preventing a first variceal hemorrhage), management of an acute bleeding episode, and guidance on secondary prophylaxis (preventing recurrent EGVH)…

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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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