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ESGE Days 2020 – watch this spot for the conference abstracts!  

Current Issue: April 2020

Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided deployment of embolization coils and cyanoacrylate injection in gastric varices versus coiling alone: a randomized trial

by Carlos Robles-Medranda, Roberto Oleas, Manuel Valero et al.

Fig. 1 Procedure for endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided deployment of embolization coils and cyanoacrylate injection in gastric varices.

a Endoscopic view of the gastric varix (type IGV I) before treatment.

f Endoscopic view after combined therapy showing disappearance of the varix.

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Sustained colonoscopy quality improvement using a simple intervention bundle

by Laura J. Neilson, James E. East, Praveen T. Rajasekhar et al.

Fig. 1 The Quality Improvement in Colonoscopy (QIC) study bundle.


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Role of gastrointestinal endoscopy in the screening of digestive tract cancers in Europe: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Position Statement

by Adrian Săftoiu, Cesare Hassan, Miguel Areia et al.

Fig. 1 Role of gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy in screening for GI cancer.



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Now new in Endoscopy: Art in endoscopy - “Alien”

Depicted is a segment of normal sigmoid colon; the blue “head” is normal tissue stained with indigo carmine; the red eyes of the alien are two small polyps.

by Roland de Vries

“Art in endoscopy” is an initiative of four gastroenterologists in training that aims to display examples of the incidentally beautiful images that are sometimes encountered in regular endoscopic practice.

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Safe and effective digestive endoscopic resection in patients with cirrhosis: a single-center experience

by Clothilde Miaglia, Olivier Guillaud, Jérôme Rivory et al.

Fig. 1c Example of esophageal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for a squamous cell carcinoma (SCC; red arrows) developed over esophageal varices (blue arrows): Varices in the submucosa during ESD.

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Suggestions for infection prevention and control in digestive endoscopy during current 2019-nCoV pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei province, China

by Yafei Zhang, Xiaodan Zhang, Qiu Zhao et al.

Fig 1 Diagnosis and treatment workflow in a gastrointestinal endoscopy center during the 2019-nCoV outbreak. CT, computed tomography; GI, gastrointestinal.

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Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastrojejunostomy-assisted ERCP in a Billroth II gastrectomy patient

by Belén Martínez-Moreno, Juan Antonio Casellas, José Ramón Aparicio Tormo

Fig. 3 Endoscopic image (inset radiographic image) showing the lumen-apposing metal stent in the stomach forming a gastrojejunostomy.

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