Happy new year! A few words from our President…

On behalf of the ESGE Governing Board, please allow me to wish you and your families a very happy, healthy, and prosperous 2021.  I also wish to take this opportunity to look back on our many activities in 2020, and to share our perspectives for the upcoming year. One year ago, we announced the launch…

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Endoscopic management of enteral tubes – Part 1. ESGE Guideline

Endoscopic management of enteral tubes in adult patients – Part 1: Definitions and indications. European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline M. Arvanitakis, P. Gkolfakis, E.J. Despott, et al. This is Part 1 of a two-part Guideline from the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) that will address all major issues concerning enteral tube management.…

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Submit your grant proposal to the ESGE Research Champions Den

ESGE research grants support innovative, original research in gastroenterology. In 2021, the research grants will evolve into the ESGE Research Champions Den, which is an annual competition for research funding taking place at the ESGE Days. Potential contenders submit their research idea online. The ESGE research committee reviews the applications and attributes a score to…

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Update on ESGE/ESGAR guideline – Imaging alternatives to colonoscopy

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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Application for ESGE Research Endorsement – be ready for the second round!

Research Endorsement

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 is online

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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An EYE on GI endoscopy training – July 15, 2020 Webinar

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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New ESGE/WEO cascade guideline

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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