Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Editorial Board top 10 topics: advances in GI endoscopy in 2018

Published:March 27, 2019DOI:
      The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy’s Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Editorial Board reviewed original endoscopy-related articles published during 2018 in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and 10 other leading medical and gastroenterology journals. Votes from each individual member were tallied to identify a consensus list of 10 topic areas of major advances in GI endoscopy. Individual board members summarized important findings published in these 10 areas of adenoma detection, bariatric endoscopy, EMR/submucosal dissection/full-thickness resection, artificial intelligence, expandable metal stents for palliation of biliary obstruction, pancreatic therapy with lumen-apposing metal stents, endoscope reprocessing, Barrett’s esophagus, interventional EUS, and GI bleeding. This document summarizes these “Top 10” endoscopic advances of 2018.


      ADR (adenoma detection rate), AI (artificial intelligence), ATP (adenosine triphosphate), BE (Barrett’s esophagus), CAD (computer-aided diagnosis), CSEMS (covered self-expanding metal stent), EFTR (endoscopic full-thickness resection), ESD (endoscopic submucosal dissection), EUS-BD (EUS-guided biliary drainage), FCSEMS (fully covered self-expanding metal stent), LAMS (lumen-apposing metal stent), NBI (narrow-band imaging), RCT (randomized controlled trial), USEMS (uncovered self-expanding metal stent), WON (walled-off necrosis)
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