Sentinel Articles

Pediatric Endoscopy Practice Articles

ACG clinical guideline: Genetic testing and management of hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes.

Syngal S, Brand RE, Church JM, Giardiello FM, Hampel HL, Burt RW. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015;110(2):223–62; quiz 263

Therapeutic Endoscopy for Nonvariceal Gastrointestinal Bleeding.

Kay, M, Wyllie, R. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2007; 45(2): 157-171

Modifications in endoscopic practice for pediatric patients.

Lightdale JR, Acosta R, Shergill AK, Chandrasekhara V, Chathadi K, Early D, et al. Gastrointest Endosc 2014;79(5):699–710.

Sedation in Pediatric Endoscopy.

Lightdale, J. Tech Gastrointest Endosc. 2013; 15(1): 3-8

Polyethylene Glycol Powder Solution Versus Senna for Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy in Children.

Terry, N, Chen-Lim, M, Ely, E, et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013; 56(2): 215-219.

Colonic polyps and polyposis syndromes in pediatric patients.

Kay M, Eng K, Wyllie R. Curr Opin Pediatr [Internet]. 2015 Oct [cited 2015 Dec 8];27(5):634–41.

Informed Consent for Pediatric Endoscopy.

Friedlander JA, Brumbaugh DE. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2016;26(1):35–46.

Wireless capsule endoscopy of the small intestine in children.

Zevit N, Shamir R. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015;60(6):696–701.

Pediatric Procedural Assessment Articles

The gastrointestinal endoscopy competency assessment tool for pediatric colonoscopy.

lsh CM, Ling SC, Mamula P, Lightdale JR, Walters TD, Yu JJ, et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015;60(4):474–80

Quality indicators for pediatric colonoscopy: results from a multicenter consortium.

Thakkar K, Holub JL, Gilger MA, Shub MD, McOmber M, Tsou M, et al. Gastrointest Endosc . 2015 Aug 5. pii: S0016-5107(15)02600-0. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2015.06.028.

Virtual reality simulation training for health professions trainees in gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Walsh C, Sherlock M, Ling S, Carnahan H. Cochrane database Syst Rev. 2012;(6):CD008237.

Effects of Simulation-Based Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Singh S, Sedlack RE, Cook DA. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014;12(10):1611-23.

Impact of a simulation training curriculum on technical and nontechnical skills in colonoscopy: a randomized trial.

Grover SC, Garg A, Scaffidi MA, Yu JJ, Plener IS, Yong E, et al.Gastrointest Endosc. 2015;82(6):1072–9.

Training and Assessment in Pediatric Endoscopy.

Walsh CM. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N A.2016;26(1):13–33.

Measuring Quality in Pediatric Endoscopy.

Lightdale JR. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am.2016;26(1)

Pediatric Review Textbooks

Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Textbook and Atlas (2nd ed)

Winter, H., Murphy, S., Mougenot, J., et al. Hamilton, Ontario: BC Decker.

Practical Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2nd ed.)

Gershman, G., Thomson, M. (2012) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Position Statements/Guidelines

Management of ingested foreign bodies in children: a clinical report of the NASPGHAN Endoscopy Committee.

Kramer RE, Lerner DG, Lin T, Manfredi M, Shah M, Stephen TC, Gibbons TE, Pall H, Sahn B, McOmber M, Zacur G, Friedlander J, Quiros AJ, Fishman DS, Mamula P; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Endoscopy Committee. Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Apr;60(4):562-74. PMID: 25611037

Bowel preparation for pediatric colonoscopy: report of the NASPGHAN endoscopy and procedures committee.

Pall H, Zacur GM, Kramer RE, Lirio RA, Manfredi M, Shah M, et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014;59(3):409–16.

CME Articles

Good Agreement Between Endoscopic Findings and Biopsy Reports Supports Limited Tissue Sampling During Pediatric Colonoscopy.

Manfredi, M, Jiang, H, Borges, L, et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr . 2014;58:773-778.

Long-term Outcomes of Infants and Children Undergoing Percutaneous Endoscopy Gastrostomy Tube Placement.

McSweeney, M, Jiang, H, Deutsch, A, et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013;57:663-667

The concordance of endoscopic and histologic findings of 1000 pediatric EGDs.

Sheiko MA, Feinstein JA, Capocelli KE, Kramer RE. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015;81(6):1385–91.



Improving Quality in Endoscopy Pediatric Endoscopy Module

Contributors: Jenifer Lightdale, Douglas Fishman, Jeannie Huang

Improving Quality in Care: Informed Consent Module

Contributors: Jeannie Huang, Jenifer Lightdale, Douglas Fishman

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