Thierry Ponchon

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BACKGROUND An ingestible capsule consisting of an endoscope equipped with a video camera at both ends was designed to explore the colon. This study compared capsule endoscopy with optical colonoscopy for the detection of colorectal polyps and cancer. METHODS We performed a prospective, multicenter study comparing capsule endoscopy with optical colonoscopy(More)
UNLABELLED This Guideline is an official statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE). The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system 1 2 was adopted to define the strength of recommendations and the quality of evidence. MAIN RECOMMENDATIONS 1 ESGE recommends endoscopic en bloc resection for(More)
Numerous scientific publications explore the field of gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy (a Pubmed search currently yields > 73000 results). Therefore, guidelines have become an indispensable tool for incorporating up-to-date knowledge into daily clinical care. Since the 1990 s, the issuing of guidelines has been a central task of the European Society of(More)
INTRODUCTION Colonoscopy can prevent deaths due to colorectal cancer (CRC) through early diagnosis or resection of colonic adenomas. We conducted a prospective, nationwide study on colonoscopy practice in France. METHODS An online questionnaire was administered to 2,600 French gastroenterologists. Data from all consecutive colonoscopies performed during(More)
Objective: The ultimate goal of the Syseo project is to create a chain of collaborative processes BLOCKIN BLOCKIN to BLOCKIN BLOCKIN allow BLOCKIN BLOCKIN the BLOCKIN BLOCKIN hepato-­‐gastroenterology BLOCKIN BLOCKIN endoscopy BLOCKIN BLOCKIN specialist BLOCKIN BLOCKIN to BLOCKIN BLOCKIN manage BLOCKIN BLOCKIN images easily. Methods: Syseo contributes to(More)
Background and study aims The success of any colonoscopy procedure depends upon the quality of bowel preparation. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of a new tailored dosing (TD) regimen compared with the approved PICOPREP day-before dosing regimen (DBD) in the European Union. Patient and methods Patients (≥ 18 years) undergoing colonoscopy were(More)
Colonoscopy is a widely performed procedure with procedural volumes increasing annually throughout the world. Many procedures are now performed as part of colorectal cancer screening programmes. Colonoscopy should be of high quality and measures of this quality should be evidence based. New UK key performance indicators and quality assurance standards have(More)
BACKGROUND Long lasting elevation is a key factor during endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and can be obtained by water jet injection of saline solution or by viscous macromolecular solutions. In a previous animal study, we assessed the Nestis Enki II system to combine jet injection and viscous solutions. In the present work, we used this combination(More)
Special topic 48 What do editors expect from reviewers? ! Peer review is fundamental to the academic process and a journal's success depends to a large extent on the quality of its reviewers. Endoscopy is one of the leading journals worldwide in gastro-enterology and endoscopy and our reviewers contribute significantly to that status. A reviewer will: ▶(More)
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