European Standards

European Standards of interest to GI and Abdominal Radiologists published by ESGAR, ECCO, ESR etc will be listed here.  Click on the links to download the documents.

ESGAR : European Guideline on IgG4-related digestive disease – UEG and SGF evidence-based recommendations. UEG Journal. 2020.

ESGAR: Consensus statement on the imaging of fistula-in-ano and other causes of anal sepsis. European Radiology 2020: 30, 4734–40.

ESGAR : European joint guidelines on chronic mesenteric ischaemia. UEG 2020; 8: 371-95.

ESGAR : European guidelines on achalasia. UEG 2020; 8(1): 13-33.

ECCO-ESGAR: Joint guidelines for Diagnostic Management of IBD.  Journal of Crohn's and Colitis 2019:13(3): 273–84.

ESGAR : Magnetic resonance imaging for clinical management of rectal cancer: Updated recommendations from the 2016 European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) consensus meeting. European Radiology. 2019;28:1465–75.

ESGAR : Joint Guidelines on Management and follow-up of gallbladder polyps. European Radiology 2017;27:3856–66.

ESGAR: Consensus statement on liver MR imaging and clinical use of liver-specific contrast agents. European Radiology 2016; 26:921–31.

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of hepatocellular carcinoma. Journal of Hepatology 2018; 69: 182–236. EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of hepatocellular carcinoma (

Localised Colon Cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. Annals of Oncology 2020.



Imaging techniques for assessment of inflammatory bowel disease: Joint ECCO and ESGAR evidence-based consensus guidelines

The second ESGAR consensus statement on CT colonography



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