ECCO Guidelines

Access list of published ECCO Guidelines

The work on guidelines resulted in a number of consensus conferences requiring more dedicated organisational work in that area and more planning for the future.

Since the initiation of the first project in 2006, the ECCO Guidelines have become standard references for IBD management in Europe and around the world. The guidelines are freely accessible and available for download on the ECCO Website and on JCC Online. ECCO is updating the Guidelines on a regular basis, which goes hand in hand with continuous ambition to work according to the highest standards. In this context, with the Guidelines generation 2018-2023, ECCO has started to use GRADE Methodology for its major Guidelines on Therapeutics in CD and in UC.

Due to the elaborate process of the ECCO Guidelines development, it is not allowed to translate or commercially reprint these publications without the proper permission process: as ECCO Guidelines statements and recommendations need to be read in the context of the supporting text, partial translation or reproduction is not allowed. For permissions and reprints, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Call for GRADE CD Treatment incl. surgery (2021-2023) is anticipated for Spring 2021. 

ECCO Guidelines Overview
  

2012-2017 
Guidelines Generation

Publication

2018-2022
Guidelines Generation

Publication

Imaging

2012

CD & UC Diagnostics and Monitoring

2018

Endoscopy

2013

Histopathology

2013

Histopathology

 

CD Update

2016

GRADE CD Treatment (incl. surgery)

2019

Surgery in CD

2017

UC Update

2017

GRADE UC Treatment (incl. surgery)

Autumn 2021

 

Surgery in UC

2015

CD for Paediatrics

2014

CD for Paediatrics (incl. surgery)

2020

UC for Paediatrics

2012

UC for Paediatrics (incl. surgery)

2018

Opportunistic Infections

 

2014

Prevention and management of Opportunistic Infections

March 2021

Malignancy

 

2015

Malignancy

 

~ Early 2022

Pregnancy & Reproduction

 

2015

Sexuality, Fertility, Pregnancy and Lactation

 

~ Early 2022

EIM

2016

Deficiencies, EIM and Anaemia

 Call anticipated   for Spring 2021

Anaemia

2015

Nursing Consensus*

2016

Nursing Consensus*

2018

  *Consensus statement, not guidelines 

ECCO e-Guide

An expanding collection of algorithms based on the ECCO Guidelines.

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