Quality in Screening Colonoscopy: Position Statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)

This clinical practice guideline reviews the use of colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening. The guidelines reviews colonoscopy preparation and provides recommendations for colonoscopy procedure and cleaning and disinfection of equipment. Recommendations are also made for experience of colonoscopists, recording of adverse outcomes, and the colonoscopy report. Outcomes of interest include detection rate and adverse events.