MINIMAL STANDARD TERMINOLOGY
FOR A COMPUTERIZED ENDOSCOPIC DATABASE
Working Party Report by the Committee for Minimal Standards of Terminology and Documentation in Digestive Endoscopy of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE).
The report has been prepared by the "ad hoc" Task Force of the Committee:
Address for Correspondence:
Prof. M. CRESPI
National Cancer Institute "Regina Elena"
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Table of Contents
List of Tables
Definitions, symbols and abbreviations
2.1 General organization
2.2 Decisions on difficult terms.
2.2.2 Red mucosa, erythema, congested mucosa, hyperemia
2.2.3 Mucosal sclerosis
2.2.4 Erosion, aphtha
2.2.5 Tumor, mass
2.2.8 Occlusion, obstruction.
2.2.9 Ulcerated mucosa.
2.3 Location of Lesions: Principles and Consensus Decisions.
2.3.1 General principles.
2.3.2 Decisions on difficult locations.
3.0 STANDARD ENDOSCOPIC ANATOMY
3.1 Standard Anatomic sites
3.1.1 Upper gastrointestinal tract sites
3.1.2 Lower gastrointestinal tract sites
3.1.3 ERCP sites
3.2 Examination characteristics
3.2.1 Principles and scope
3.2.2 List of terms describing the extent of examination
4.0 STANDARD ENDOSCOPIC TERMS
4.1.1 General considerations
4.1.2 Attributes values and locations.
4.2 List of terms for esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy.
4.2.1 List of terms for the esophagus
4.2.2 List of terms for the stomach
4.2.3 List of terms for the duodenum and jejunum
4.3 List of terms for colonoscopy.
4.4 List of terms for ERCP.
4.4.1 List of terms for duodenum
4.4.2 List of terms for papilla major.
4.4.3 List of terms for papilla minor.
4.4.4 List of terms for pancreas.
4.4.5 List of terms for biliary system.
4.5 Additional Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures.
5.0 REASONS FOR ENDOSCOPY
5.2 Reasons for examination
5.2.1 Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
5.2.2 Lower gastrointestinal endoscopy.
6.2 List of diagnosis for the upper gastrointestinal tract
6.3 List of lower gastrointestinal diagnosis
6.3 List of ERCP diagnosis
6.3.2 Biliary tract
8.0 Revision History
1.0 Revision Notes
2.0 MST Version 2.0 Revision Notes
2.1 General Comments
2.2 MST Changes
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