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Standard di qualità nell’endoscopia alta

Quality standards in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: a position statement of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and  Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and  Ireland (AUGIS).  Sabina Beg, Krish Ragunath, Andrew Wyman, Matthew Banks, Nigel Trudgill,  Mark D Pritchard, Stuart Riley, John Anderson, Helen Griffiths, Pradeep  Bhandari, Phillip Kaye, Andrew Veitch  Gut 2017; 66:1886-1899

This document represents the first position statement produced by the British Society of Gastroenterology and Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, setting out the minimum expected standards in diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.

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Management delle poliposi ereditarie


The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Inherited Polyposis Syndromes.Herzig D1, Hardiman K, Weiser M, You N, Paquette I, Feingold DL, Steele SR. Dis Colon Rectum. 2017 Sep;60(9):881-894




The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is dedicated to ensuring high-quality patient care by advancing the science, prevention, and management of disorders and diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus.

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Utilizzo della VCE

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Use of Video Capsule Endoscopy.Enns RA, Hookey L, Armstrong D, Bernstein CN, Heitman SJ, Teshima C, Leontiadis GI, Tse F, Sadowski D. Gastroenterology. 2017 Feb;152(3):497-514.

BACKGROUND & AIMS:Video capsule endoscopy (CE) provides a noninvasive option to assess the small intestine, but its use with respect to endoscopic procedures and cross-sectional imaging varies widely. The aim of this consensus was to provide guidance on the appropriate use of CE in clinical practice.

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Updated management della coledocolitiasi

Updated guideline on the management of common bile duct stones (CBDS).Williams E1, Beckingham I, El Sayed G, Gurusamy K, Sturgess R, Webster G, Young T. Gut. 2017 May;66(5):765-782.

Common bile duct stones (CBDS) are estimated to be present in 10-20% of individuals with symptomatic gallstones. They can result in a number of health problems, including pain, jaundice, infection and acute pancreatitis. A variety of imaging modalities can be employed to identify the condition, while management of confirmed cases of CBDS may involve endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, surgery and radiological methods of stone extraction.

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Diagnosi e management della PSC

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: The diagnosis and management of patients with primary biliary cholangitis.European Association for the Study of the Liver. Electronic address: Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo., Hirschfield GM, Beuers U, Corpechot C, Invernizzi P, Jones D, Marzioni M, Schramm C. J Hepatol. 2017 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune cholestatic liver disease, which when untreated will culminate in end-stage biliary cirrhosis. Diagnosis is usually based on the presence of serum liver tests indicative of a cholestatic hepatitis in association with circulating antimitochondrial antibodies. Patient presentation and course can be diverse and risk stratification is important to ensure all patients receive a personalised approach to their care.

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