ABSTRACT: This Guideline refers to infants, children and adolescents aged 0–18 years. The areas covered include: indications for diagnostic and therapeutic esophagogastroduodenoscopy and ileo-colonoscopy; endoscopy for foreign body ingestion; corrosive ingestion and stricture/stenosis endoscopic management; upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding; endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography and endoscopic ultrasonography. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and endoscopy specific to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been dealt with in other Guidelines [1–3] and are therefore not mentioned in this Guideline. Training and ongoing skill maintenance are to be dealt with in an imminent sister publication to this.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000001408, hdl.handle.net/1765/93657
Journal Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
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Thomson, M. (Mike), Tringali, A, Landi, R. (Rosario), Dumonceau, J.M, Tavares, M. (Marta), Amil-Dias, J, … Zambelli, A. (Alessandro). (2017). Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) and European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guidelines. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 64(1), 133–153. doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000001408