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ESGE Days 2019
Find the ESGE Days abstracts here (full PDF) or here (individual contributions)


Current Issue: July 2019

 Endoscopic tissue shielding to prevent bleeding after endoscopic submucosal dissection: a prospective multicenter randomized controlled trial

Yosuke Kataoka, Yosuke Tsuji, Kingo Hirasawa et al.

Randomized controlled trial showing that the use of polyglycolic acid (PGA) sheets after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) does not reduce bleeding.

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Virtual reality simulation training in endoscopy: a Cochrane review and meta-analysis

Rishad Khan, Joanne Plahouras, Bradley C. Johnston et al.

Meta-analysis evaluating whether virtual reality (VR) simulation training can supplement and/or replace conventional patient-based endoscopy training for trainees with limited or no endoscopic experience. Although VR simulation training can supplement conventional endoscopy training, there was no real evidence that simulation training is of greater benefit than conventional training.

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Adherence to post-polypectomy surveillance guidelines: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Roupen Djinbachian, Anne-Julie Dubé, Madeleine Durandet al. 

Overall adherence to post-colonoscopy surveillance guidelines is found to be low in this meta-analysis, with more than 50% of patients undergoing surveillance colonoscopy either too early or too late.

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