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

Post written by Amitabh Chak, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

The goal of this study was to summarize the top 10 advances in gastrointestinal endoscopy. We wanted to highlight the 10 major new areas that affect endoscopic practice for ASGE members and suggest areas for education and research that ASGE should emphasize. Although subject to some bias from individual committee members, this study provides a nice review of gastrointestinal endoscopic publications in 2018 and summarizes major advances.

The top 10 list in order of priority based on the number of votes for each topic.

  1. Methods to Increase Adenoma Detection Rate (ADR) Mature
  2. Endoscopic Bariatric Surgery is Integrated into Patient Treatment Algorithms
  3. EMR, ESD, EFTR- Different Strokes for Different Growths
  4. Artificial Intelligence in Endoscopy: Getting Real
  5. Uncovered Metal Stents Rediscovered as the Preferred Choice for Malignant Biliary Obstruction
  6. The Yin and Yang of Lumen Apposing Metal Stents for Pancreatic Fluid Collections and Necrosectomy
  7. Answering The Call: Progress Towards More Effective Duodenoscope and Echoendoscope Reprocessing
  8. Novel Detection Methods and Ablation Technologies Improve The Management of Barrett’s Esophagus
  9. EUS-Guided Interventions Developed as Viable Surgical Alternatives
  10. New Approaches for Gastrointestinal Bleeding


Read the full article online.

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