Consensus & Guideline subcommittee
Dr. Stavros A. Antoniou
European University Cyprus
To advance MIS through improvement in quality and increased uptake of clinical practice guidelines in Europe and globally
To involve the surgical community, patient groups and healthcare authorities in the development of EAES guidelines
To standardize the methodology and improve the quality and reliability of EAES guidelines
To promote dissemination and use and clinical uptake of EAES guidelines
To become an information hub for all practitioners in MIS
The GAUSS Project (Guideline Awareness and Use Survey Stream)
The EAES Consensus & Guideline Subcommittee is currently developing a survey of professionals practicing surgery in Europe with the objectives to:
EAES Guideline Development Manual
Primary strategic goals of the EAES Consensus & Guideline Subcommittee are the improvement of quality and standardization of methodology of EAES guidelines.
The Guideline Methodology Webinars
In an evolving area of guideline development methodology, including the GRADE Working Group project (GRADEpro, EtD, iEtD, iSoF, Guideline Development Checklist and toolkit ) and the Agree Next Steps project (AGREE II, AGREE GRS, AGREE-REX, GUIDE-M, AGREE A3), continuous education is a priority of the EAES Consensus & Guideline Subcommittee.
To this aim, the Subcommittee will run monthly guideline development methodology webinars using internal human resources and existing infrastructure, supported by external collaborators.
EAES Bariatric Guidelines 2019
EAES has embarked on the project “EAES Bariatric Guidelines 2019” in collaboration with the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO).