Endoscopic management of polyposis syndromes: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) guideline

Digestive Oncology, Endoscopy

Published online: Endoscopy. 2019 Jul 23; PMID 31342472


Main recommendations
ESGE recommends that individuals with hereditary gastrointestinal polyposis syndromes should be surveilled in dedicated units that provide monitoring of compliance and endoscopic performance measures.
Strong recommendation, moderate quality of evidence, level of agreement 90 %.

ESGE recommends performing esophagogastroduodenoscopy, small-bowel examination, and/or colonoscopy earlier than the planned surveillance procedure if a patient is symptomatic.
Strong recommendation, low quality of evidence, level of agreement 100 %.

Keywords: polyposis; screening; surveillance; colonoscopy; esophagogastroscopy; adenomatous polyposis coli; familial adenomatous polyposis; familial cancer; colorectal cancer; juvenile polyposis syndrome; Peutz-Jeghers syndrome

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ESGE European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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Digestive Oncology, Endoscopy
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