Vol 6, No 13 (July 2018): Annals of Translational Medicine (Focus on “Quality in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy”)

Preface on Quality in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Quality in gastrointestinal endoscopy: the preface
Konstantinos Triantafyllou, Spyridon Michopoulos, Cesare Hassan

Review Article on Quality in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Critical appraisal of guidelines for screening and surveillance of Barrett’s esophagus
Spyridon Michopoulos
What defines quality in small bowel capsule endoscopy
Ioannis V. Mitselos, Dimitrios K. Christodoulou
Quality in upper gastrointestinal endoscopic submucosal dissection
Flaminia Purchiaroni, Guido Costamagna, Cesare Hassan
Ten quality indicators for endoscopic submucosal dissection: what should be monitored and reported to improve quality
Lorenzo Fuccio, Pradeep Bhandari, Roberta Maselli, Leonardo Frazzoni, Thierry Ponchon, Franco Bazzoli, Alessandro Repici

Original Article on Quality in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Monitoring of colonoscopy quality indicators in an academic endoscopy facility reveals adherence to international recommendations
Stefanos Karamaroudis, Aliki Stamou, Stamatia C. Vorri, Paraskevas Gkolfakis, Vasilios Papadopoulos, Georgios Tziatzios, Aikaterini Karagouni, Panagiota Katsouli, George D. Dimitriadis, Konstantinos Triantafyllou

Review Article on Quality in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Quality in endoscopy training—the endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography case
Ivan Jovanovic, Klaus Mönkemüller
How to measure quality in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Alexander Krumov Katzarov, Zdravko Ivanov Dunkov, Ivan Popadiin, Krum Sotirov Katzarov
How to measure quality in endoscopic ultrasound
Antonio Facciorusso, Rosario Vincenzo Buccino, Nicola Muscatiello

Case Report on Quality in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Full spectrum endoscopy for an easy and adequate visualization of Vater’s papilla
Ioannis S. Papanikolaou, Georgios Tziatzios, Paraskevas Gkolfakis, Konstantinos Triantafyllou
Adhering to quality medical care: a case report of upper gastrointestinal bleeding due to self-expandable metal stent placed for benign duodenal obstruction
Polychronis Gatos-Gatopoulos, Georgios Tziatzios, Paraskevas Gkolfakis, Konstantinos Triantafyllou

Original Article

Use of lung-protective strategies during one-lung ventilation surgery: a multi-institutional survey
Biniam Kidane, Stephen Choi, Dalilah Fortin, Turlough O’Hare, George Nicolaou, Neal H. Badner, Richard I. Inculet, Peter Slinger, Richard A. Malthaner
Health-related quality of life measure distinguishes between low and high clinical T stages in esophageal cancer
Biniam Kidane, Amir Ali, Joanne Sulman, Rebecca Wong, Jennifer J. Knox, Gail E. Darling
DUSP2 methylation is a candidate biomarker of outcome in head and neck cancer
Cristiana Lo Nigro, Daniela Vivenza, Nerina Denaro, Laura Lattanzio, Mirella Fortunato, Tim Crook, Marco Carlo Merlano

Case Report

Management of ruptured liver segment IV hepatocellular carcinoma: is transarterial embolization (TAE) superior to chemoembolization (TACE)? —the jury is still out
Anargyros Bakopoulos, Nikolaos Koliakos, Diamantis I. Tsilimigras, Dimitrios Schizas, Demetrios Moris, Argiris Angelopoulos, Spyridon Spanakos, Eleftherios Spartalis, Pavlos Patapis, Panagiotis Skandalakis, Theodoros Troupis