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

Current Issue: April 2019

Computer-assisted diagnosis of early esophageal squamous cell carcinoma using narrow-band imaging magnifying endoscopy

by Yuan-Yuan Zhao et al.

Fig.1 Esophageal intrapapillary capillary loop classification with narrow-band imaging magnifying endoscopy. a Type A. b Type B1. c Type B2. d Type B3.

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Feasibility of the peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) procedure with a new small-caliber endoscope (thin-POEM) in patients with achalasia

by Oscar Víctor Hernandez Mondragón et al.

Fig.2a Entry site with the injection needle inside the tunnel 1cm below the entry site and just above the start of the myotomy.

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Management of epithelial precancerous conditions and lesions in the stomach (MAPS II): European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), European Helicobacter and Microbiota Study Group (EHMSG), European Society of Pathology (ESP), and Sociedade Portuguesa de Endoscopia Digestiva (SPED) guideline update 2019

by Pedro Pimentel-Nunes et al.

Fig.1c Dysplasia/carcinoma. Irregular vessels and glands (upper panel, high grade dysplasia lesion), or absent glands with complete architectural loss of the mucosal and vascular pattern (lower panel, intramucosal adenocarcinoma) predict neoplastic changes of the mucosa.

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Long-term follow-up after endoscopic resection for superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a multicenter Western study

by Arthur Berger et al.

Fig.1a Superficial esophageal neoplasia. The lesion was located in the middle thoracic esophagus (white-light endoscopy).

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Black and white amid the colors of endoscopy – the march of endoscopic ultrasonography

by Paul Fockens and Thomas Rösch

Fig.1a Diagnostic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). EUS came to revolutionize endoscopy as it added the ability to visualize beyond the luminal gastrointestinal tract and its surroundings. By using fine needle aspiration of suspected lesions the diagnostic yield of EUS markedly increases. Illustration: Michal Rössler.

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The effect of prior treatment on clinical outcomes in patients with achalasia undergoing peroral endoscopic myotomy

by Zu-Qiang Liu et al.

Fig.2 POEM procedure in a patient who had undergone a previous POEM procedure. a Mucosal scars (arrows) of prior POEM. b Submucosal injection. c Submucosal tunneling.

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