Endoscopic Ultrasonography

ESGE EUS-FNA Clinical Guideline: Indications, results and clinical impact of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided sampling in gastroenterology. Endoscopy 2011; 43:897-912

Biliary and Pancreatic endoscopy

ESGE Technology Review: Biliary stents: models and methods for endoscopic stenting. Endoscopy 2011; 43:617-26

ESGE Guideline: Prophylaxis of post-ERCP pancreatitis. Endoscopy 2010; 42:503-15

Small bowel endoscopy

ESGE Guideline: Recommendations (2009) on clinical use of video capsule endoscopy to investigate small-bowel, esophageal and colonic diseases. Endoscopy 2010; 42:220-7

– ESGE Guideline: Flexible enteroscopy for diagnosis and treatment of small-bowel diseases. Endoscopy 2008; 40:609-18

Preparation for endoscopy

– ESGE Guideline: Endoscopy and anti-platelet agents. Endoscopy 2011; 43:443-58

– ESGE-ESGENA guideline: Cleaning and disinfection in gastrointestinal endoscopy – Update 2008. Endoscopy 2008; 40:939-57

– ESGE-ESGENA-ESA guideline: Non-anesthesiologist administration of propofol for Gl endoscopy. Endoscopy 2010; 42:960-74

– ESGE Recommendations for Quality Control in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Guidelines for Image Documentation in Upper and Lower GI Endoscopy. Endoscopy 2001; 33:5901-3

Quality in endoscopy

– ESGE Guideline: Ethical issues in endoscopy: patient satisfaction, safety in elderly patients, palliation and relations with industry. Endoscopy 2007; 39:556-65

– ESGE/ESGENA guideline for Process validation and routine testing for reprocessing endoscopes in washer-disinfectors. Endoscopy 2007; 39:85-94

– ESGE-ESGENA guideline for quality assurance in reprocessing: Microbiological surveillance testing in endoscopy. Endoscopy 2007; 39:175-81